Moisture and Humidity Control
Eliminate and prevent dust mite infestations or mold growth by controlling indoor moisture.
Why Is Moisture Bad?
Mold flourishes in damp, dark environments, and dust mites need a certain level of humidity for survival.
The presence of these allergens in your home can induce a variety of concerning symptoms, including:
You spend a lot of time in your home. It needs to be a healthy space for rejuvenation, not a place that makes you chronically sick.
When to Reduce Humidity in Your Home
The best way to know whether your home has unhealthy humidity levels is by getting an indoor air quality test. The relative humidity in your home can be determined based on the levels of mold and dust mites detected from a test.
It’s also crucial to take steps to reduce moisture in your home whenever you experience:
How to Control Humidity and Moisture
The methods used to control humidity and moisture in your home will depend on the main source of the moisture. For example, if there’s poor drainage outside your home resulting in a chronically wet crawl space, you’ll need a drainage system installed to transport water away from your home’s foundation.
If your home is humid simply because you live in Florida, then you can run a dehumidifier to pull moisture out of the air.
Crawl space encapsulation and ventilation system modifications can also help control moisture in your home.