As the name implies, dehumidifiers reduce the level of humidity in a target area. This is true whether it’s installed in a business, an attic, a bedroom, or a basement. By lowering the amount of moisture in the air, these systems make a space feel less ‘sticky’ while reducing musty odors. They also reduce the burden your air conditioner has to lift during rainy days. While portable dehumidifiers exist, we find most homeowners prefer the permanent, wide-ranging effect of a whole-house dehumidifier.
While it’s pretty obvious when your AC or furnace goes out, air quality issues tend to be much more insidious. They don’t call attention to themselves like a furnace or air conditioner malfunctions on an uncomfortable day. But there are signs that your home might be in need of moisture reduction:
A whole house dehumidifier sucks in air from throughout your home, removes the moisture from it, and then pushes it back throughout your ducts. The collected water is then piped into a plastic container or drained outside. The latter allows for fewer maintenance visits and a lesser likelihood of overflowing. This process—though simple—provides numerous household benefits. Foremost among these are:
As you can see, almost every home in Joliet can reap some kind of benefit from dehumidifier installation.
Change can be scary; we get that. But a lot of anxiety about installing a whole house dehumidifier can be soothed with a better understanding of what’s involved. Below is a quick overview of the process:
When you let Gene May Heating & Cooling handle your dehumidifier repair or replacement in the Joliet area, you can put your worries aside. We’re well-versed in all aspects of air quality and know our way around all popular dehumidifier brands. Because we want your experience to be a positive one, we vigorously screen all of our employees. We also encourage continuous education and keep abreast of all the changes in the HVAC industry. When combined, these things make us one of the go-to heating, AC, and air quality companies in our part of Illinois.
To experience what makes our business different from our competition, we invite you to contact our office at (815) 828-5817.