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Let’s Talk About Humidity

Humidity, full of benefits, but too much can cause more damage than what it’s worth. If your home has too much humidity then problems caused by excessive moisture can arise. If there’s too little, then your house plants can be at risk of drying out and sleep may be affected due to dry sinuses. Let’s see when you’ll need a humidifier, and when you need to dry out your home with a dehumidifier.  

Best reasons to install a humidifier

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Reduced Risk of Flu

It’s proven in warmer weather climates reduce the risk of influenza. While not 100% preventative, having a humidifier in your home can reduce the chances of flu infection. 
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Keeps Skin Hydrated

You may notice in colder months that your skin becomes dry and your lips may become chapped. Adding a little moisture to the air can alleviate these issues. 
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Reduces Snoring

Do you or your partner suffer from snoring? Having a humidifier in your home can reduce this by adding moisture and taking away the dryness in your nose.
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Increased Home Quality

Increased moisture in the air keeps plants from drying out and helps protect wood floors and furniture.

Humidifier Best Practices

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Best Places to Install Humidifiers

Install your humidifier where you will be spending the most time. The living room or bedroom are two good choices. 
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How Big of a Humidifier Do I Need?

Let’s face it, size matters. Some humidifiers can take care of an entire home, but this may not be to your needs. If you don’t have the need for a whole home humidifier, then choose a size fitting for the room you want it in. Don’t know what that is? No problem! Our Home Squad crew can point you in the right direction. 

Best reasons to install a Dehumidifier

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Mold

As moist air becomes more dominant then so does mold. Found on windowsills and bathrooms with poor ventalation, mold can destroy a home if not prevented. 
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Condensation on Glass Windows and Doors

If you see your doors or windows sweating that is a telltale sign there is too much moisture in your home. 
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Stale Smell

The precourser to mold, a stale smell in various rooms of your home will show your nostrils a sign that there is an excess of moisture in that room. 
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Paint Problems

In extreme cases if left unchecked, moisture in warmer climates can cause paint to blister and peel. If you see signs of this it’s time to purchase a dehumidifier immediately. 

DeHumidifier Best Practices

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Best Places to Install Dehumidifiers

Install your dehumidifier where moisture is at its highest point. If there are multiple rooms in your home that are suffering from excessive moisture then you may need to get a larger unit, or multiple units for individual rooms depending on your budget. 
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How Big of a deumidifier Do I Need?

This will depend on the your needs entirely. As mentioned above you may need a larger unit, or multiple units in order to get the coverage you need. There are also varying levels of dehumidifiers depending on the job you need it for. A Home Squad pro can point you in the right direction, just give us a call! 

Benefits of a dehumidifier

There are many benefits to installing an AC dehumidifier in your home. If you’ve ever considered it, check these out below! 

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AC Dehumidifers Run Almost Silently In The Background

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Less Moisture Means Less Mildew

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Wet Towels and Laundry Dry Faster

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Dehumidifiers Cut Down On Dust = Less Cleaning

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Dehumidifier Helps AC Run More Efficiently

Why Choose Home Squad?

Other than being your appliance repair super heroes here are just a few reasons why you should choose Home Squad technicians to take care of your appliance repair needs.

No Shortcuts

Thorough and to the rescue! Our licensed technicians use only OEM factory parts for any appliance repair.

Straight Forward Pricing

All of our jobs are priced on a bid basis. What does this mean? Instead of a flat, hourly fee and appointment pricing, we come in and assess the job, then provide our customers with the bid for the project. 

"Kind and on time"

We pride ourselves on always being to our calls within the scheduled appointment time. With our 30 minute ETA calls, branded vehicles, uniforms, and our "Can Do" attitude, Home Squad is a cut above the competition!

Safety focused

All of our technicians undergo CDC guideline training and have been vaccinated for your safety. Technicians also wear masks when applicable. 

How We Work

Before we get started, let's give you an overview of how we operate.

Schedule your appointment

Give us a call and tell us your appliance problem! We'll get you on the schedule and get a technician out to you as soon as possible!

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Get your estimate

Once our technician arrives and diagnoses your problem they'll provide you with an estimate for the scope of the work. Choose to go with our estimate that same day and your initial service fee is waived!

Schedule Your repair

If our technician can't repair your appliance on the spot then we'll order the parts and give you a call when they're in to get your repair finished!