If you’ve lived in Abernathy, Texas, for long, you know to expect warm temperatures and high humidity as the spring weather heats up. What you might not realize, though, is that excess moisture in the air isn’t just uncomfortable. It can also be unhealthy. Learn how a whole-home dehumidifier can clear the air and solve persistent indoor air quality problems.
Decrease Allergy Attacks
Humid environments are ideal for many allergens, as they cause organisms like dust mites and mold to thrive. If your home is constantly humid during the cooling season, you may notice an increase in sneezing and sniffling as allergens clog your home’s air supply.
At Bruce Thornton Air Conditioning, we recommend a high-quality Performance Whole-Home Dehumidifier DEHXX to help decrease allergy attacks. This device pulls excess moisture from the air, making your home inhospitable to mold, dust mites, and other common allergens.
Improve Indoor Odors
Since high humidity can encourage mold and allergens to grow, you might not be surprised to know that excess moisture can also cause musty, mildew odors to take over your home. An air freshener can’t remove these odors from the air, but a whole-home dehumidifier can. Dehumidifiers attack the problem at the source, wringing excess humidity from the air to stop bad odors in their tracks.
Boost Your HVAC System
Most HVAC systems are designed to keep humidity at a reasonable level while they maintain a comfortable temperature in your home. If your home has a serious humidity problem, however, your HVAC may become overworked.
Whole-home dehumidifiers are designed to work side-by-side with your HVAC system, maintaining a humidity level between 30 and 50 percent so your air conditioner doesn’t have to work as hard. Since these devices also have MERV 8 air filters, they truly clear the air and lengthen your HVAC system’s lifespan.
Could your indoor air quality benefit from a whole-home dehumidifier? Call Bruce Thornton Air Conditioning at 806-589-1014 to learn more about our available options today.
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