Humidity is an important factor in the comfort of the atmosphere of your home. In the summer the humidity in the outdoor air makes your house feel very hot and sticky. A properly sized air conditioning system will help remove the moisture from the air and make the whole house feel cool. In the winter months your furnace is constantly heating the air in your Bowmanville home and ultimately drying it out. The humidity in your home should be between 35 and 50 percent.
During the cooler months the humidity levels can affect the comfort of your home and your health. Always breathing dry air can cause dry skin, irritated throats and noses and the chances of catching a cold is increased as well.
On the other hand too much humidity and the moisture can start to stain your ceilings and walls, paint can start to peel paint and you run the risk of mold growing.
These are our are top 10 reasons to keep your humidity levels in check.
- you will probably feel happier
- increased overall wellbeing (a more pleasant atmosphere)
- fewer toxins
- you will be healthier
- reduced allergens
- no damage to the hoome and furniture
- reduced heating costs
- no mold and mildew
- fewer bacteria and viruses
- fewer insects and pests
Let the Comfort Shoppe help you get in control of the humidity in your Bowmanville home. Call us at 905-419-2897