Should I Be Using a Whole-House Dehumidifier?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

You don’t need us to tell you that Florida is an extremely hot place to live for much of the year. If you are running and running your air conditioner, and your home still doesn’t seem to be quite comfortable enough, you may want to consider the use of a whole-house dehumidifier. Chances are that you’ve heard someone proclaim that it’s not the heat, but the humidity, that is responsible for your discomfort. There is some truth in this, and an air conditioner alone just may not be enough to resolve issues with high humidity in your living space.

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The Problem of High Humidity

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Here in Florida, humidity is a fact of life. The tropical climate means you’re going to spend most days feeling like you just climbed out of a pool. While high humidity may be little more than a nuisance outside, it’s actually a very big problem when it occurs inside your home. Let’s take a look at some of the issues caused by high humidity indoors, and what you can do about it.

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Why Use a Whole-House Dehumidifier?

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

You have likely heard someone complain that it is, in fact, not the heat, but rather the humidity, leading to discomfort at some point. This is a very valid, if somewhat clichéd, point. Very humid air can seriously drag down your comfort, and can have negative implications for the quality of the air surrounding you. It is important to remember, of course, that the humidity does not stop when you enter your home. It is very possible that the humidity in your living space is problematic. The good news is that you can resolve such problems with ease. You need only contact Speedy Air Conditioning Service to obtain a whole-house dehumidifier in Port St. Lucie, FL.

Problems with humidity may not be as immediately obvious as problems with temperature maintenance in your household. There are plenty of signs, though, that the humidity in your home is too high. One of the most obvious is the feeling of sticky, oppressive air throughout. When humidity levels in the home are too high, it can make it tough for sweat to evaporate into the already damp air. By drying out the air surrounding you with the use of a whole-house dehumidifier, you can go a long way towards making your home a more comfortable place to live.

You may also notice that your air quality is lacking, with asthma and allergy symptoms acting up. The humidity in very humid air can cause pollutants to cling to the moisture. This, in turn, can really drag down the quality of the air that you breathe. A whole-house dehumidifier, then, can make your home more comfortable, as well as a more healthful environment in which to reside.

Also, keep your eyes open and take note of any mold taking hold in your home. Biological pollutants, like mold, viruses, and bacteria can really thrive in very humid environments. Shy of mold growth, wood rot and the warping of wooden fixtures and floorboards can develop. Give us a call to avoid such issues.

Speedy Air Conditioning Service is here for all of your dehumidification needs.

We offer great products for installation, and we’ll keep your dehumidifier in Port St. Lucie, FL up and running properly. Contact us today!

 

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