Humidity can have a significant impact on a home. Homes with high levels of humidity are subjected to the growth of mold and mildew, both of which can have serious effects on health if left untreated. If you live in an area with high humidity levels, purchasing a dehumidifier may be a wise decision. Before purchasing one, it’s important to understand dehumidification systems and how they work.
When using a dehumidification system, it’s important to place it in a central location within the home. Here, it will be able to draw in moisture from throughout the home to control the level of humidity.
Certain models of dehumidification systems are able to be set to automatically activate once the level of moisture in the air has reached a certain percentile.
The air is first drawn into the machine and goes through a panel. This panel removes dust and dirt, both of which can negatively impact people’s respiratory systems if left untreated. It’s important to take the time to wash this filter every so often in order to protect the health of your dehumidification system. After the filter, the air is cooled and any moisture is deposited in a water tank.
For additional information on dehumidification systems, please review the attached video.