Even on days when the temperature is nice, Georgia’s high humidity leaves you with that sticky, uncomfortable feeling.
So it’s no surprise that you’re looking for a dehumidifier. The question then becomes: Should you get a portable or whole-house dehumidifier?
We’ll cover the pros and cons for each.
Which one is right for you?
The dehumidifier you choose comes down to cost vs. effectiveness. A whole-house dehumidifier costs more, but is more reliable, can dehumidify the whole home, and requires less maintenance.
But if you have a limited budget and just want to dehumidify a particular room (like a bedroom) a portable dehumidifier can work just fine.
Other dehumidifying options
If you’re installing a new air conditioner soon, you have another dehumidification option: Install a two-stage air conditioner.
Basically, your AC helps dehumidify your home—but only when it’s running. A two-stage air conditioner can run longer on milder days, but use less energy. This means the AC can consistently keep you cool and reduce humidity in the home.
Learn more in our article: Two-Stage Air Conditioner vs. Whole-House Dehumidifier for Georgia Homes.
Want to learn more about whole-house dehumidifiers or two-stage air conditioner? Contact us with your questions.
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