Home Humidity Remedies

Is it muggy in your house this summer? Humidity can really put a damper on things during Richmond, VA summers. Your home’s humidity levels should be between 30–50%; anything higher is uncomfortable and could even lead to mold development. We want to make sure you stay cool and safe for the rest of the summer. Here are some tips for beating the humidity and staying comfortable during the last few hot summer months:

Ventilation — Humidity can quickly spike in rooms that have been closed off; especially if they’re rooms where water is often present, such as the bathroom. This is why ventilation is key. To reduce overall humidity, be sure to open up closed spaces whenever possible to get rid of moisture.

For more information on dehumidifiers or for any other HVAC needs, call us at 804–776–5770 and see why W.G. Speeks has been the reliable Richmond, VA heating and air conditioning experts since 1943.