Dehumidifiers: Keeping your home dry for more home comfort07/15/2015 Coziness is a personal thing and achieving your home’s perfect comfort level is something the team at Jett's Heating & Air Inc. is ready to help you achieve. Of course, being comfortable and avoiding AC repair is something all homeowners can agree they look for from their home comfort system. There are obvious things that you can control to improve your personal comfort, such as your thermostat, but a less apparent thing is the humidity levels. Humidity plays an important role in how comfortable you feel in your living space and it’s regularly overlooked. The moisture levels in your home could be hurting your comfort levels in addition 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 Crystal Lake, we have times where the humidity feels absolutely insufferable. While you may consider lowering your thermostat is the fix, it might be time to consider a dehumidifier. The optimal humidity for your health and comfort is between 30-50%. Besides 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 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 regularly 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 too much humidity in your home, give the team at Jett's Heating & Air Inc. in Crystal Lake a call at 815-459-4700. Our knowledgeable experts can help you on the top ways to keep your home comfortable at the perfect level of humidity. Or, if it’s simpler for you, schedule an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.