Controlling Humidity with HVAC

Why a dehumidifier?

Besides being overbearingly uncomfortable, humidity in a home presents a number of challenges. Humidity is the presence of water vapor in the air. This is often common during the hot Georgia summer or on a hot day. While having a humid house for a day or two has no real consequence, experiencing humidity over time can be potentially dangerous to the health of the house’s inhabitants and its structure at large.

Warm, moist air encourages the growth of mold in the house as well as creates allergies. Having little or no humidity present could be equally as disastrous as it causes a person’s skin to dry, drying out furniture, making people overly susceptible to cold and other cold weather associated infections. Controlling the humidity of the house is therefore of paramount importance.

So how does one do this especially in Kennesaw, Georgia? Various methods of reducing or controlling humidity have been fronted over the years with many of them being close but not very effective. Some of these methods have included running bathroom fans during and after taking a shower to rid the house of excess water vapor. Leaving bedroom doors open at night as well as turning on the oven vent while cooking have also been fronted as very workable methods to reduce the amount of vapor in the house. But is there any sure way in Kennesaw, Georgia that house humidity can be reduced or controlled without employing these last resort methods?

Turns out there is. Installing a Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system has proven to be exceptionally efficient in times like these. This system effectively adjusts the humidity in the air providing acceptable and comfortable air quality in the house. Employing the use of a dehumidifier deals the final blow on house humidity as it sets the relative humidity to between 40-50 percent promoting a healthier lifestyle.

Contact D McKeon today to discuss controlling humidity with your HVAC.

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