humidity

February 19, 2013

Static Electricity: More Than a Nuisance – It Can Also Be Costly

You’re familiar with the crackle of static electricity: shirts that cling together in the washer, hair that won’t stay tamed and doorknobs that shock you when you open them. But what you may not know is the danger that static can pose to computers and other electronics. It is capable of shorting out sensitive components and incurring costly repair bills. Static electricity is the buildup of electric charge on a surface, such as the aforementioned shirts, hair or skin. The […]
March 27, 2014

Balanced Humidity Should Be a Year-Round Concern In Your Home

The humidity of your home refers to how much water is in the air inside. Experts agree that the ideal level is at least 30 percent, but no more than 60 percent. The ideal level for your home depends on you, some people prefer a level that is nearer to the bottom or top of this range. Finding the right level inside this balanced humidity range is important for your health. The Dangers of Low or High Humidity A low […]
February 3, 2015

Simple Humidity Tests to Perform in Your Peachtree City Home

As a resident of Peachtree City, you’re probably use to the high humidity we experience throughout most of the year. Managing the humidity inside your home is important for keeping your home environment healthy and efficient. High humidity and low humidity can both negatively impact your life. Here are a few simple humidity tests you can use to discover if your humidity is out of bounds: High Humidity When humidity is too high, you run the risk of creating fertile ground for […]
June 2, 2015

Learn Just How Polluted Indoor Air May Be

While there’s no disputing that high indoor air quality (IAQ) is essential for good health and well-being, a study recently published revealed many people don’t realize how common indoor air pollution is inside their homes. The Environmental Protection Agency has identified indoor air as one of the most polluted environments people encounter. What Causes Indoor Air Pollution? Bad air quality is largely the result of tighter construction techniques and the abundance of chemical products used indoors, making indoor air now more […]