Indoor Humidity Affects on Energy Bills

We're still likely due for more winter weather this heating season, but if you're like most Indianans, you're already dreaming of spring and warmer temperatures. But maybe along with the thought of balmier weather, you're remembering that summertime inside your Indianapolis home wasn't quite as … [Read more...]

Humidity Levels: A Guide at Managing Them by Season

Indoor humidity, or the amount of moisture in the air inside your home, can affect comfort, health, and even your home's structure and contents. Airborne moisture levels can vary greatly throughout the year, but managing humidity levels seasonally isn't difficult if you follow this guide: Warm … [Read more...]

Low Humidity and Your Family’s Health

Low humidity is much to be desired in the summer, as the damper the air, the warmer we feel. But in winter, it's another story. Low humidity can spawn a whole spectrum of problems, including skin and respiratory issues. It can even increase our chances of getting sick. Here's the lowdown on low … [Read more...]

Life Hacks: Natural Ways to Reduce Your Home’s Humidity

With summer well under way in Indiana, you should be well aware of whether your home has a humidity problem. You feel clammy and uncomfortable, you see condensation forming on windows and walls, and your air conditioner has to work harder to cool the home. Excessive humidity is not only … [Read more...]

Find the Right Balance of Heat and Humidity

Some homes are just damper than others. Winter or summer, excessive dampness can cause problems, whether it's from a musty smell, or an actual problem with mold. It's important to always fix leaks in plumbing, in the roof or in the basement, to mitigate damp conditions. But beyond that, you need to … [Read more...]

What’s a “Feels Like” Temperature?

If your home feels too warm or chilly at times, but the thermostat reading says you should feel comfortable, there's a disconnect between your actual comfort level — the "feels like" temperature — and what's displayed on the thermostat screen. This discrepancy is often caused by the level of … [Read more...]

What That Condensation on Your Home’s Windows Is Trying to Tell You

Condensation on home windows doesn't just leave ugly water stains and ruin sills and trim. It can facilitate mold growth and erode your air quality too. Since condensation is just a symptom of a more serious problem, it's crucial to understand the possible underlying causes to get it under … [Read more...]

Balancing Humidity in Your Brownsburg Home Can Pay Off

If your Brownsburg area home lacks balanced humidity, you may run the risk of potential health issues for household members, damages to your interior possessions and building materials, and an overall uncomfortable feeling within your home. Balancing humidity is necessary for keeping the home both … [Read more...]