One issue that many homeowners will encounter over the course of the summer season in this area, aside from the downright oppressive heat, is very dry air in their homes. Obviously, our climate is quite arid to begin with. However, you must also keep in mind the fact that an air conditioner is going to draw moisture out of the air during its cooling cycle, which only serves to exacerbate the issue of dry air in our homes. In order to maintain great indoor air quality and to avoid issues stemming from low humidity levels, we strongly suggest that you consider the use of a whole-house humidifier in Phoenix, AZ.
Is Humidity too Low in My Home?
There are plenty of warning signs that there is not enough humidity in the air in your home. If your skin is dry and painfully cracking, for instance, or if you frequently have sore throats or bloody noses, low humidity levels may be to blame. You may also notice paint chipping and wallpaper cracking in your home, or even wooden floorboards and fixtures splitting. Obviously, you don’t want your comfort or health, nor the integrity of your home, to be compromised due to low humidity levels. Also, you may notice frequent occurrences of static shocks in your home if the humidity therein is insufficient. This is more than a minor annoyance, as these shocks can prove harmful for sensitive electronics in your house.
Why Choose a Whole-House Humidifier?
If you are just looking to add a bit of humidity to one room in your home, or if you live in a very small apartment, then a portable humidifier may suffice. If you are trying to humidify your entire house, though, you should really opt for a whole-house humidifier. That way, you won’t have to worry about filling a water tank, nor will you have to move a portable unit around the house. You can also use the humidifier independently of your HVAC system, for days on which the temperature is actually comfortable enough, but humidity is low.
Schedule your humidifier services with Goettl Air Conditioning.