Tackle High Moisture Before It Starts with a Whole-House Dehumidifier

March 27th, 2017

whole-house-dehumidifierIt looks like we may be in for a cooler spring, something that many residents around here will be grateful for, given the soaring temperatures we experience in the summer time. Nonetheless, even though our temperatures are on the mild side for now, it’s no time to neglect your home comfort.

Part of caring for your home in the spring and summer is ensuring that you’re equipped with the right Los Alamos, NM indoor air quality products and services, with a whole-house dehumidifier at the top of the list. If you’ve lived in this area through even just one summer, then you know how much the excess moisture this time of year can affect your comfort, and potentially even your health. (more…)

Is a Humidifier Necessary for Your Home?

May 16th, 2016

If you’ve lived through even one spring or summer season in New Mexico, then you know the phrase, “but it’s a dry heat” offers little solace. This is particularly true when you are indoors, trying to find relief from the outside heat. You crank up your AC and find that it does offer the cooling effect you want, however you may notice the air seems even drier.

This is because your air conditioner naturally removes moisture from the air. Even though it’s a very minimal amount, the last thing you want on a dry day is more dryness! The relative humidity levels in your home should be between 30%–50%. In this past week, they’ve been around 20%. These low levels can make you feel uncomfortable, and may even affect your health. Is a whole-house humidifier the answer? Let’s look at some of the advantages: (more…)