Whole House Dehumidifier Advantages and Disadvantages



If you have problems with excess humidity in several rooms, then you may want to consider a whole house dehumidifier. Here are some of the advantages they offer over smaller portable dehumidifiers:

  • As they are attached to your furnace, they do not take up space in your main living rooms.
  • Fully automatic operation is standard. The unit will monitor the humidity levels and reduce as appropriate.
  • Low maintenance. Most units can be connected to the buildings drainage system so you never need to empty out collected water. In fact, once the unit is in install and set up all of you have two do is clean it occasionally.

There are also some disadvantages:

  • Being larger and more sophisticated means at there is an increased cost.
  • You will need to hire a professional contractor to do the installation.
  • Not all central heating systems are compatible.

It is advisable to look at all the options available before making your choice. There are many useful tips on this site, so please explore the other pages thoroughly.


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