Benefits of having a whole house humidifier

 

Benefits of having a whole house humidifierDo you have some rooms in your house, such as an interior bathroom, or a furnished basement that always seem to feel stuffy and damp? Do all these areas smell musty? Is this smell migrating throughout your house? There is a possibility that your house has a moisture problem, but it can be addressed by proper dehumidification.

The air conditioning units in our homes can lower the humidity level when cooling the air, but they cannot handle large humidity problems. If you are dealing with the humidity problem in winters, then you won’t even have an AC to resolve the problem. It’s in these circumstances that a dehumidifier can be of help. 

Dehumidifiers are available in different capacities, and range from whole house systems to smaller units for rooms. They pull the damp air in, and filter out the moisture using the condensation principle and send back the dry air again into your space. In dehumidifier, the removed water is collected in a reservoir that can be drained into your plumbing network or easily emptied out using hands. 

Dehumidification also helps in improving the comfort level in your house. However, this is not the only reason for installing a whole house dehumidifier in your house. Let’s have a close look at its other benefits.

* Prevent mold growth – Mostly, mold thrives in dark, damp environment, and excessive humidity inside the house creates an ideal breeding ground for mold. Once mold takes hold in your crawlspace, basement and other areas, it spreads rapidly. In fact, mold spores can take the outbreak to various other areas of your house. They can also create nasty stains on your ceiling and walls and cause various health issues and respiratory problems. By installing a whole house dehumidifier, you can make your home less hospitable for mold growth. 

* Improves your health – Mold growth can lead to various health problems, such as coughing, asthma attacks, allergies, and more. However, these are not the only issues that may occur in overly moist areas. Excessive humidity may also result in the surge in dust mites, bacteria, and different types of pests that can cause allergic reactions and other health issues. Humidity control can also deter pests such as silverfish, and cockroaches, and can make your home cleaner, improve its air quality, thereby benefiting your health. 

* Protect the structure of your house – Excessive humidity and water damage can weaken the foundation and structural support of your walls. If exposed to an excessive moisture over time, wooden beams can rot and may collapse. You can easily protect your investment and can ensure the safety of your family by controlling the humidity in your house. 

Therefore, considering all these benefits, you should considering installing a whole house dehumidifier without any delay. Let us tackle your humidity problem by installing an new whole house or business humidifier today. Call Priced Right Heating and Cooling, your Overland Park humidifier specialists at (913) 713-5911 today!

 
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