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Humidifier & Dehumidifier Services in Northern Virginia

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Humidity can affect your home comfort levels and indoor air quality throughout the year, which is why it’s important to monitor conditions that may indicate an issue.

A hygrometer enables you to keep track of your home’s relative humidity, but it is important to know what to do when readings are outside the recommended range. Ideal indoor relative humidity should remain between 30% and 50%. If the percentage is too high, both humidifiers and dehumidifiers can bring moisture levels in your home back to the recommended range.

At HVAC & Plumbing Unlimited, we are happy to assist you with your humidifier and dehumidifier needs. Whether you want a brand-new unit, you want to upgrade your current one, or you need repairs or maintenance, our expert Northern Virginia indoor air quality specialists can help.

To reach us, give us a call at (703) 455-6000. We serve customers throughout Arlington, Burke, Vienna, and surrounding cities.

Dehumidification Issues

The summer humidity can be an issue if temperatures in Northern Virginia aren’t high enough to warrant extensive use of your air conditioner, which typically removes moisture from your home.

Shorter cycles associated with milder weather and minimal AC operation do not allow enough time for adequate dehumidification, causing various problems to arise due to excessive humidity, including:

  • Indoor sweating: Moisture can accumulate on your ceilings, floors, furnishings, and walls, causing potential damage.
  • Mold: Mold growth can arise in areas with concentrations of moisture, an issue that can affect the health of your family.
  • Discomfort: Poor dehumidification can leave your indoor environment feeling hotter than it actually is, which may tempt you to use your AC more.

Our line of Aprilaire humidifiers and dehumidifiers can help you solve your high humidity level problems.

Low Winter Humidity Levels

In the winter, your indoor air quality can be affected by the opposite problem—too little moisture. Cold air holds half the moisture that warm air does, and the operation of a furnace can draw the small amount of remaining moisture out of your indoor air.

This can lead to dry conditions that can also negatively impact your comfort and health, including:

  • Cracked and chapped skin
  • A need for greater heating activity to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature because the air feels cooler when humidity levels are low
  • Dried mucous membranes due to humidity levels of 15% or less that affect personal defenses against winter illnesses.

When you install one of our Aprilaire humidifiers or dehumidifiers, they include many options for use in conjunction with your heating unit to ensure that your home is comfortable and your family remains healthy during the cold winter months.

Locate the Right Humidifiers & Dehumidifiers for Your Home

The indoor air quality team at HVAC & Plumbing Unlimited is available to assist with your humidity concerns. Our familiarity with the Northern Virginia region enables us to make recommendations for units that will best serve your home comfort needs.

Many of the products we have available can be installed directly into your existing heating and/or cooling unit. During a consultation, we will discuss your budget and home comfort wishes before recommending products that would suit both. Our indoor air quality specialists always provide honest guidance and never push you to buy anything you do not need. Once you decide on the humidifier or dehumidifier, we will perform an expert installation.

Contact us online now or give us a call at (703) 455-6000 to schedule service.

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