excess humidity

May 16, 2017

Why You Should Use Your Bathroom Exhaust Fans

If you consider why you should use your bathroom exhaust fans, odor control would probably come to mind first. Having fully-functional exhaust fans, that are sized correctly and installed properly, is important for a number of other reasons too, such as: Preventing mold growth and structural deterioration. In our Georgia climate, removing excess humidity from the bathrooms helps keep mold growth in check and prevents damage to your drywall, paint, wood and structural components. Preserving cooling efficiency. Getting rid of […]
July 24, 2014

Reasons Why Your Windows Have Condensation

The excess humidity that causes window condensation not only damages sills and trim, it can result in mold and mildew growth and degrade indoor air quality. If your windows have condensation, it’s important to identify the reasons why, such as: Insufficient ventilation. Without adequate ventilation and air exchange, excess moisture from respiration, cooking, bathing and other daily activities can stay trapped inside a dwelling. Inefficient windows. High humidity in a home is more likely to cause condensation on single pane […]