Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Relief is a personal issue and achieving your home’s ideal comfort level is something the team at Guidry's Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Service is ready to support you in achieving. Of course, being comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they want from their home comfort system. There are obvious things that you can control to advance your personal comfort, such as your thermostat, but a less apparent thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays a major role in how comfortable you feel in your living space and it’s regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home could be hindering your comfort levels along with your indoor air quality, that’s how a whole-home dehumidifier comes in as a comfort savior. As the seasons come and go in Raceland, we have days where the humidity feels absolutely miserable. While you may think lowering your thermostat is the fix, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The adequate 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 a few signs to look for: Musty odors Cracked paint The air feels thick 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 very 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 all your time searching for signs of extra humidity in your home, give the pros at Guidry's Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Service in Raceland a call at 985-537-6795. Our knowledgeable experts can assist you on the most effective ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect measure of humidity. Or, if it’s easier for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.