It’s August in Northern Virginia.  We know something about humidity! 

Managing humidity in your home is an important and somewhat tricky endeavor.  It’s important for comfort, mold prevention and for other health related reasons.  It’s tricky because there are several ways to address it and all are tied in with a properly functioning AC system.  With an older home like mine with a newer large addition I have some unique challenges.  I found that installing a damper system in mine helped manage temperature differences and humidity levels and dramatically lowered my utility bills.  I’ve got a great HVAC company so call if you need a referral. This article outlines the signs that it may be time to add a humidifier to your home.