Why add an Aprilaire Dehumidifier to your Southern Maryland home?
It will automatically extract the right amount of your home's humidity.
"It's not so much about the heat; it's the humidity."
When it's muggy outside, it's muggy inside. You can see, smell and feel excess humidity ... it's a miserable feeling.
Effects of high humidity in your home include:
Indoor condensation appears on windows, mirrors and cold drinks
Your house becomes a breeding ground for insects
Wood floors, trim and wood furniture warp or rot
- You experience uncomfortable sweating at normal indoor temperatures
- Skin feels sticky in summer/clammy in winter
- Rooms smell musty
High Humidity Can Cause Health Problems
Without a dehumidifier, excess moisture can cause:
- Mold and mildew to grow
- Dust mites to thrive
These contaminants can trigger asthma, allergies and other ailments.
"As many as 10 percent of the general population and 90 percent of people with allergic asthma are sensitive to dust mites. Recent studies in the United States suggest that at least 45 percent of young people with asthma are allergic to dust mites."
-American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
A Whole-Home Dehumidifier Can Help
Did you know that daily activities, such as cooking, cleaning and showering can add as much as 25 pounds of moisture to your home?
Installing a whole-home dehumidifier as part of your home's heating and cooling system will work in conjunction with your air conditioner, or independently as needed. The dehumidifier will remove the ideal amount of moisture to solve the above problems. but not so much that your home becomes too dry.
This is done throughout your entire home, using a single, out-of-the-way source. Other advantages of a whole-home dehumidifier include:
- Automatic humidity sensing: allows for better monitoring and control of humidity
- Convenient, quiet operation: away from your living space
- Low maintenance dehumidifier: simple annual filter cleaning
- Fresh air ventilation: automatically removes or dilutes polluted air
If you're ready to add more comfort to your home with a dehumidifier, contact us today.