What do you think of when you hear the word “comfort”? Your air conditioner? Your heating system? Of course, the heater and the AC in your home both play a huge role in keeping you comfortable throughout the year. However, maintaining comfortable temperatures throughout your living space may not be enough to guarantee that you are living in the level of comfort that we know you deserve. You may also need to balance humidity levels throughout your home in order to take your overall comfort to the next level.
But how is it that one can be expected to add or subtract humidity from the air in his or her home as needed? The answer is actually quite simple — by using a whole-house humidifier and/or dehumidifier in Madera, CA. Opting for a whole-house system makes maintaining the right level of humidity in your home as simple and convenient as it is beneficial. Read on to learn a bit more about these systems, and remember to leave your indoor air quality services to the pros on our staff.
Dry Air Is No Good…
Overly dry air is a much more serious problem than many homeowners realize, and it can have a number of nasty effects on your home, your health, and your overall comfort. Using a whole-house humidifier is a great way to inject just the right amount of moisture into the air throughout your home. The centralized system is controlled with a humidistat that ensures that the right level of humidity is not just achieved, but consistently maintained as well.
If the air in your home is too dry, you may find that your skin is also very dry and itchy. Nosebleeds and sore throats will become frequent, and you may find that your wooden floorboards and fixtures are cracking. Wallpaper can split as it dries out, too, and instances of annoying static shocks will likely increase as well.
…and Humid Air Is No Better!
Overly humid air is certainly no better than very dry air is. Humid air really hold heat, which is why you’ve no doubt heard the claim that it is not really the heat, but rather the humidity, responsible for discomfort on a hot summer day. That level of discomfort is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of the problems that humid air can lead to, though, which is why using a whole-house dehumidifier to remove excess moisture from the air is such a good idea.
If the air in your home is too humid, muggy conditions will prevail. Musty odors can develop, and you may even start to suffer illnesses more frequently. This is due to the fact that humid conditions really allow biological pollutants, such as viruses, bacteria, and even mold spores to thrive. With a whole-house dehumidifier, you don’t have to worry about wheeling a portable unit around the house or draining a collection bucket.
Schedule your indoor air quality services with California Indoor Comfort Inc., where comfort and technology come together.