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Should I Dehumidify My Home? Signs It's Time to Take Action.

Posted by Gregg on Jul 20, 2017 2:40:43 PM

Summertime is filled with high temps and high humidity, certainly the time to get the AC going full blast. But what if you don’t have central air? Or you have it, but it just doesn’t seem to handle the indoor humidity the way you’d like? At what point does it make sense to add a dehumidifier to your home? How does a dehumidifier work? What are the signs that you might really need one? These are the questions we’ll tackle today.

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Topics: humidity control

Why You Should Consider a Thermostat with Humidistat Functions

Posted by Gregg on May 11, 2017 1:34:41 PM

Does your home sometimes feel “muggy” in hot summer weather? Does your family complain of dry-itchy skin during the winter months? Are your home’s humidity levels impossible to balance using portable humidifiers and dehumidifiers? It might be time to consider adding a humidity control system and new thermostat with a humidistat.

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Topics: humidity control

Why It's Important to Have Your Indoor Humidity Levels In-Check

Posted by Gregg on Mar 30, 2017 11:02:33 AM

We’re all familiar with the weather extremes in Minnesota and other parts of the upper Midwest: hot and humid in summer, cold and dry in winter. Both of those extremes can make it a real challenge to keep your indoor humidity levels under control, but doing just that is an important part of maintaining optimal indoor air quality. Here are some of the reasons why controlling your home’s humidity is so important, and ways to keep it in check.

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Topics: Air quality, humidity control

Not Sure When to Use a Dehumidifier? Here are Signs You May Need One

Posted by Gregg on Mar 9, 2017 1:01:29 PM

With temperatures getting warmer and summer looming, you may be wondering when to fire up the dehumidifier. During the hot days of summer your air conditioning system will usually do a fine job of keeping indoor humidity in check. But what about those cooler days when your A/C won’t kick in, or runs for only short periods of time? Or what if you don’t have central air? Your indoor humidity levels may get too high, which could contribute to the growth of mold in your home. Here are some of examples of when to use a dehumidifier.

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Topics: humidity control