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Air Purifier vs Dehumidifier: Which is best for you?

What do you need?

dehumidifierYou walk into a room, and something seems off. There’s a climate in your room. Something doesn’t taste, feel, smell, like what a normal room should smell like.

Is it the quality of the air or the humidity of the room? How can you tell and what is the best way to solve that problem? You either need a dehumidifier or an air purifier.

What does a Dehumidifier do?

Dehumidifiers are the most common addition to peoples rooms in Florida. Since we are surrounded by water; we tend to have some of the highest humidity rates in America. With that in mind, dehumidifiers counteract the climate of a humid bedroom and make it easier to breathe.

What does an Air Purifier do?

air purifierAir purifiers are good for filtering out the air around you and pumping clean air into the room. These are fitting for people who have temperamental allergies or are prone to getting sick and need to look out for pollutants in the air.

Which do you need?

In our experience, it depends on how fast you catch it. Often if you need an air purifier, you need a dehumidifier. But if you need a dehumidifier you may not require an air purifier.

Most of the problems that can be solved by having an air purifier, can be avoided if you use a dehumidifier sooner. A humid climate/room will lower the air quality in a room and permit foreign chemicals like pollen and allergens to enter the room.

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air purifier vs dehumidifierThankfully if you have either of these problems we are here to help. If you are having a problem with the air quality in your home, then maybe it’s time to call some of the best HVAC workers in Jacksonville. Give us a call today and let’s get you that breath of fresh air you’ve been looking for!

Humidity and Your Monthly Bills: How It May Be Costing You

Most homeowners in our area realize just how much the humidity can change their comfort level. High humidity means that there is an excess of moisture in the air, which means that your body has greater difficulty staying cool since sweat cannot evaporate so easily. People feel most comfortable in humidity levels of around 30%-50%, but they often reach much higher in Florida. Continue reading “Humidity and Your Monthly Bills: How It May Be Costing You”

5 Products to Improve the Indoor Air Quality

Are you looking for ways to improve the quality of the air in your home? Do your family members suffer from allergies, asthma or other respiratory conditions? Or do you simply seek the peace of mind that comes with knowing that the air your family members breathe is cleaner, safer, and more comfortable? Continue reading “5 Products to Improve the Indoor Air Quality”

Reasons to Consider a Dehumidifier

There are plenty of good reasons to consider a dehumidifier for your home or commercial space. Humidity is as important a factor as temperature when it comes to comfort and the efficiency of your air conditioner, and it’s a good idea to know what your options are. Doubtless, you know what a dehumidifier is and you may have even used a portable one yourself in the home to cut down on the amount of moisture in the air, particularly during the summer. But we’re talking about whole house dehumidifiers that integrate directly within your HVAC system so that you don’t have to worry about moving it from room to room or constantly emptying out the accumulated water.

So, how do you know if you need a dehumidifier in your home? It can be difficult to tell, especially considering that humidity is a more subtle factor than temperature alone. Nevertheless, we’ve given you some signs below that may help you make an informed decision.

  • Condensation build-up. If you find that you have moisture on the walls, ceilings, or floors of your living or work space, then you need to take action. While it could be the result of a serious lack of ventilation, a dehumidifier can go a long way towards balancing out your humidity. The presence of water in the home can have serious long-term effects to the materials that comprise your building’s structure, in addition to providing excellent conditions for mold, mildew and other biological contaminants.
  • Discomfort due to ‘swamp’-like conditions. One of the greatest benefits of the whole house dehumidifier is that it can drastically improve your home’s comfort. If your home feels sweltering, then you may want to take action by installing a dehumidifier.
  • Energy efficiency. By reducing the amount of moisture in the air, you lighten the load of dehumidification that your AC has to undertake. This can reduce your energy bills.

The key to a successful dehumidifier installation (or service) is hiring a professional for the job. We can make sure that your system is professionally installed and serviced at all times. Call Air Source America today.

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