How Does Your Air Conditioner Protect Your Home From Mold?

One of the most common problems homeowners face with their homes is mold. Moisture in the home, more often than not, can lead to mold if not properly taken care of. Though humid climates experience this problem more often, it can occur in any region. Unsurprisingly, mold can cause big health issues for people, and it’s crucial to keep it at bay. With the right air conditioning and heating equipment, the humidity in your home can be well controlled, leading to all-around safer and more comfortable living.

With the right air conditioner installed in your home, it’s unlikely you will have the displeasure of encountering mold. With the wrong sized unit, however, you’re at a much greater risk. As said before, the more moisture that is trapped in a home, the more likely mold is to grow. Having a correctly-sized air conditioner plays an important role in dehumidifying the home, resulting in less moisture and therefore less mold; the evaporator coils inside the unit remove moisture from the air and convert it to water, which then drains through pipes. The cold air that comes out of the unit is now much less humid, keeping you comfortable and safe.

Although the right air conditioner is extremely helpful in getting rid of humidity and controlling mold growth, it is not an end-all solution. Another piece of equipment that can be helpful is an air purification system. These types of systems are specifically designed to purify the air in your home, tackling mold, dust, dirt, and other allergens. In households with children, the elderly, or ill people, a purification system may be necessary to maintain health.

With all of the options for air conditioners and purification systems, how will you know which to choose? Climate Control Experts is home to an expert service technician and installation team that can make recommendations specifically suited to your needs. Call us today!

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