How Can I Tell If I Have Too Much Humidity?

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How can I tell if I have too much humidity in the house?

How Can I Tell If I Have Too Much Humidity?

If you are coping with dry winter air and low humidity, running your humidifier can help increase your comfort level, but you'll need to monitor your humidity levels to avoid creating conditions ripe for mold growth. One low-tech way to do this is to pay attention to your windowpanes. If you see condensation building up on the windows, you may need to adjust your humidifier to lower the relative humidity in the home back to a level that won't create moisture build up. Such build up can lead to mold, warped wood, and other problems if it goes unchecked.

   

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