One product we like to recommend to our clients is a whole-house dehumidification system. When you’re looking at ways to increase your comfort during the humid summers in Richmond, one of these can make a huge difference.
A well-insulated, tightly-built home, while efficient, can trap moisture, causing a sticky feeling, window condensation, odors, and uncomfortable conditions. A whole-house dehumidification system removes that moisture, and unlike a portable dehumidifier, it doesn’t require manual emptying.
While your air conditioner can bring your home’s temperature down to where you set it, it can’t always remove the humidity down to a comfortable level. Without a dehumidifier, you might find your home is at your desired temperature, but you’re still uncomfortable! On the other hand, with a dehumidifier, you may actually be able to turn your thermostat up and run your air conditioner less, saving on cooling bills, because the dehumidifier costs less to run than the air conditioner.
We install several major brands of dehumidifiers, including Honeywell and AprilAire. They require little maintenance, usually just a filter change once per year.
Contact us today for more information!