How a New AC Installation Will Help You Battle Humidity

Posted On: April 20, 2016

Everybody loves a Royals game, but the summer weather in Kansas City can sometimes be unbearable with our high humidity levels. High humidity levels not only make it miserable to be outside but it can also start to affect how we feel when inside our homes.

High humidity levels inside your home leave your home feeling warmer than your thermostat may indicate. It can also cause mold and mildew build up inside your home, affecting your health. If your current AC system is not doing a great job at drawing humidity out of your home you may need a new AC installation.

4 Ways Humidity Can Have a Negative Effect on Your Home

  • High humidity levels will make your home feel uncomfortable, making the air feel heavy and hot in the summer months.
  • Too much humidity can rot or warp wood furnishings and floors.
  • High humidity can cause mold and mildew to build up around your home.
  • If you can’t control the humidity levels in your home it may affect the health of those living in the home. High humidity will often lead to allergies, headaches, and respiratory issues.

How a New AC Installation Can Help Control Humidity Levels

Newer AC models have the capability to help control and regulate the humidity in your home. This happens when the moist air in your home passes the cold evaporator coil inside your  home. As it passes through the coil the liquid is pulled out of the air, and air that is less humid is put back into your home.

If you have an older AC system it may not have the capabilities to control humidity levels in your home. You may turn your AC on, turn it down and have it pumping all day long yet you may still feel like you are living in a tropical jungle.

An AC system that is too small for your home will also have trouble drawing humidity out of your home. This is due to the fact that a smaller unit will be working so hard to cool your home that it won’t have the power to help draw humidity out of the air. You will also be paying more to run an AC that is not sized correctly for your home.

Having an HVAC system that can control the levels of humidity in your home will bring you many benefits and counteract those high humidity issues that are listed above

If you would information on how new AC installation can lower the humidity levels in your home, contact the team at Top Notch Heating, Cooling & Plumbing We can help you find the right AC system for your Kansas City home!

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