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Humidity In The Summer: A Threat For Your Cooling Device

Humidity In The Summer: A Threat For Your Cooling Device

Efficiency Heating and Cooling

After a cold long winter, it is time for our heating system to cool off! Summer is finally here and as temperatures rise, air conditioner repair and maintenance in Saskatoon, SK professionals warn that costs may rise too!

Cooling devices have to work harder to achieve the ideal temperature you have set. However, a healthy unit is capable of doing so much more than just keeping your home cool. Homeowners tend to forget that AC units are responsible for keeping the air circulating in your home clean and refreshing. Increased humidity in the summer months can result in a feeling of discomfort and even a smelly and unpleasant atmosphere.

As you already know, air humidity can affect our health by increasing the risk of allergies, asthma, and skin infections. Unfortunately, it can also seriously affect an old, inefficient, and wrong-sized device, leading to low performance and higher energy costs that could have been avoided.

So, if you often wonder why you end up feeling warmer than you expected or why the last utility bill was unexpectedly higher than usual, excessive moisture could be the problem. There are basic measures you can take.

How to Dehumidify and Improve Efficiency

The ideal level of moisture indoors as recommended by experts is around 60% during the warm summer months. Ideally, you should deal with humidity before the summer, however, it is never too late to take action.

One step is to directly install a dehumidifier to your AC device. This will work together to remove excessive amounts of moisture before being released back into the air. Make sure, however, that you will address an expert professional as the dehumidifier you will use must be compatible with your already installed device.

In case you are installing a new system, it is a good idea to add a dehumidifier at the same time. Alternatively, you could purchase a dehumidifier stand-alone unit and use it manually to achieve the desired heat and moisture levels.

Air conditioner repair and maintenance Saskatoon, SK experts can help you minimize costs, increasing the lifetime of your cooling device and improving its efficiency.

Contact Us at (306) 384-4328 Efficiency Heating, Cooling & Fireplaces to make your appointment and receive expert advice on how to tackle humidity, improve your utility costs and energy efficiency levels and make your living and working space ideal.

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