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Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Your Dehumidifier


It’s a known fact that people who live in humid climates suffer more from various kinds of allergies. This is because most of the allergens such as dust mites, mildew, mold thrive really well in such humid conditions. These allergens and their effects on human health can be mitigated by installing a dehumidifier in your home. There are more benefits to having a dehumidifier than you think. In many ways, it’s kind of a miracle worker. Here we’ve listed some of the most amazing facts about the dehumidifier that you might not know about even if you have one at your place.

Reduce the Odor in the Humid Air

As mentioned above that humid environment is a perfect host to mold and mildew in your home, and a dehumidifier can relieve your place of such allergens, it must be mentioned that it can also get rid of the musty and rotting smell that comes with them. A dehumidifier that works almost inaudibly but efficiently is capable of clearing the odor that you must’ve smelled in the humid air.

Prevents Your Clothing from Mold

Mold in humid conditions can actually get to your clothing items, your furniture, and your linens like curtains and bed sheets as well. Having a dehumidifier protects your other belongings from being eaten up by mold.

A Healthy Environment

Dehumidifier without a doubt purifies the air and creates an environment that is healthier to breathe in. Also, dehumidifiers can reduce skin irritation and improve your previously troubled respiratory system. This allows you to feel comfortable and at ease in your home.

Effects on Food Items and Electronic Appliances

With a decrease in humidity in your home environment you will notice that your clothing will dry faster than before and the food items like bread and cereal will remain fresh for longer hours instead of turning soggy or stale. Moreover, the electronic appliances in your house such as computer, television and music system which are usually sensitive to humid conditions will stay free of any rust or corrosion.


Having a dehumidifier at home will reduce dust. You won’t have to spend hours cleaning the room as often as you previously used to.

Energy Costs

A dehumidifier can help lower the energy costs of your house because it makes the air conditioner work more efficiently. In a humid environment, your air conditioner must cool the air and also remove the moisture from it. This way it has to work harder and consume more energy. Also, with the air being humid in your home, your air conditioner will wear out sooner than expected.

If you’ve suffered enough from the effects of humid air in your home then it’s probably the time that you purchase a dehumidifier. It would improve your living conditions to a considerable degree by giving you clean and healthy air. If you need an advice or professional guidance regarding what kind of a dehumidifier model you must buy, or if you’re seeking a maintenance service for your dehumidifier then feel free to contact Nelson Comfort. Our personnel will make sure you make the right and informed the decision that gives you superior value and satisfaction.

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About The Author


Dan Detmer

Dan Detmer is the owner of Nelson Comfort. Dan was born into the heating and cooling industry, coming from a family of well respected HVAC contractors in Dayton, Ohio. After working in the family business, Dan decided to work for a local HVAC wholesale business helping local contractors grow their business. When he felt his heart moving him back into the residential and light commercial business, Dan joined the Mortimer Heating & Cooling team in Cincinnati, where he had called home and become part of the community for several years. After a short period of time Dan purchased the company and created what is today, Nelson Comfort. Today he operates a company based on integrity, honesty, and stellar customer service. If you have any questions feel free to tweet (at sign) NelsonComfort and we will get right back with you!

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