Why Too Much or Too Little Humidity is Bad for Your Home

Humidity in Home

Dealing with humidity is a common summertime problem. Buying a humidifier is one solution to remove the high levels of water vapor in the air. If that's not an option, it's good to buy an air conditioner. In either case, Ardmore Fresh Air is the right HVAC company for taking care of humidity problems.

Too Much Humidity

Too much humidity means that your house feels hot and stuffy. Excessively high levels are more discomforting than too low levels. Your sweat cannot evaporate and it feels like your body is covered with a thick blanket. So, having a concentration of this water vapor that is too high is a health hazard.

Too Little Humidity

Too little humidity has the opposite effect of making the body feel too cool. The water vapor does not hold in the air. Low levels of humidity can make you feel colder than the actual indoor or outdoor temperature. The air is dry, making your sweat evaporate faster than usual.

Air Conditioning Repair

Repairing your air conditioner is an important step in controlling your comfort levels. High levels of humidity are caused by high temperatures. An A/C that has broken down is no good at keeping anyone cool during the hottest days of the year. Ardmore Fresh Air provides repair services to fix your A/C on the same day that it breaks down.

Air Conditioning Installation

Not having an air conditioner is even worse than having a broken down one. Speak to an Ardmore HVAC professional to discuss the various types of HVAC products and services available to you. This provider is also able to make replacements and upgrades when needed.


A humidifier is designed to maintain normal, comfortable levels of humidity in your house. This prevents you from having to raise or lower the room temperature unnecessarily. It also keeps the costs down on your energy bills.

Running an air conditioner is not enough if the outdoor temperatures are extreme. Using a humidifier takes things a step further by consistently delivering moisture into the air. A whole-house humidifier can be installed as part of the home's HVAC system.

When humidity levels are too high or too low, the home feels uncomfortable, and the temperatures seem out of balance. A host of other problems come along, such as the growth of mold and the presence of allergies. Contact Ardmore Fresh Air when you need an upgrade to your HVAC system.

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