How Do Dehumidifiers Help?
Your home is
cool, but is it dry?
It’s hot and humid in Florida, and it’s
Stop mold in its tracks
Mold and mildew reside where it’s moist: shower curtains, windowsills, air conditioning ducts, and sinks. In homes where humidity is very high, mold can even form on furniture or in carpets. While it’s gross to look at, mold and mildew can also cause issues with breathing for those who suffer from allergies or asthma. A dehumidifier makes it more difficult for mold to thrive by cutting back the humidity it needs to flourish.
Improve your health
It isn’t just mold and mildew that thrive in a moist environment. Other allergens and disease-causing bacteria love places that are wet. Dehumidifiers help to reduce the number of these pathogens, too, keeping the air you breathe cleaner and healthier.
Dust-up the dust mites
These tiny critters are so small that you can’t even see them without a microscope. They live in your bed linen, curtains, carpets, floor mats, furniture, and pillows. They literally get nourishment from the moisture that gets trapped in random areas of the home, and from there they multiply. Dehumidifiers help to keep their numbers in check by keeping things dry.
Protect your belongings
Certain electronics, books, clothes, paintings, posters, and even some foods can become damaged by moisture. The things you own will last longer if the humidity levels in your home are under control. Controlling excess moisture in your home brings benefits that expand beyond mold control. Dehumidification is an easy and relatively inexpensive way to improve air quality, bolster your health, and
Total Comfort installs Aprilaire and other brands of dehumidifiers. For more information on Aprilaire products, visit Aprilaire.