Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Comfort is a personal issue and achieving your home’s model comfort level is something the team at KDM Service Corporation is ready to support you in achieving. Of course, staying comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they look for from their home comfort system. There are simple things that you can change to help your personal comfort, like your thermostat, but a less obvious thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a crucial role in how comfortable you feel in your house and it’s frequently overlooked. The moisture levels in your home might be affecting your comfort levels partnered with your indoor air quality, that’s how a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior. As the seasons alter in Tuscaloosa, we have stints where the humidity feels absolutely miserable. While you may consider lowering your thermostat is the solution, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The optimal humidity for your health and comfort is between 30-50%. In addition to feeling uncomfortable, how do you know if you have too much humidity in your home? There are some indicators to look for: Musty odors Cracked paint The air feels wet Condensation or frost on your windows Peeling wall paper We usually associate humidity with heat, but it doesn’t have to be hot to be humid. The heat just makes the humidity more uncomfortable. Fall and late spring are typically high humidity seasons and times when it’s raining or early in the morning and evening. Before you spend too much time looking for signs of extra humidity in your home, give the pros at KDM Service Corporation in Tuscaloosa a call at 205-758-2703. Our trained experts can assist you on the best ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect level of humidity. Or, if it’s easier for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.