Whole-Home Dehumidifier Pros & Cons

Posted On: July 19, 2022

pendant lighting above kitchen island in a home's kitchenAs humid as Richmond can get in the summer, a whole-home dehumidifier can make your home feel cooler and create a more comfortable environment by removing excess moisture. This can also help prevent mold and mildew growth on the surface of your cooling coil, so they don’t circulate throughout your home.

What Are the Pros of a Whole-Home Dehumidifier?

  • Comfort: Removing excess moisture can make the air in your home feel cooler and more comfortable.
  • Protection: Excess moisture can damage your home’s wood flooring, furniture, and other valuables.
  • Efficiency: Removing excess moisture from your home’s air can help improve the efficiency of your air conditioner.

What Are the Cons of a Whole-Home Dehumidifier?

  • Budget considerations: Installation costs and additional energy costs to run the dehumidifier are important factors to keep in mind.

Considering a whole-home dehumidifier? Call Short Pump Heating & Air at 804-364-9040 to discuss the pros and cons.

We can provide options that work with your budget and needs.

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