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Adverse Affects of High/Low Humidity

You may be wondering why we are so hung up on humidity levels. Humidity plays a very important role in the living environment. If not managed, humidity can adversely affect health, comfort level, smell and structural components.

Too much humidity can cause:

  • Condensation on windows
  • Wet stains on walls and ceilings
  • Moldy bathrooms
  • Musty smells
  • Allergic reactions
  • Long term effects include mould and structural damage

Too little humidity can cause:

  • Chapped skin and lips
  • Scratchy nose and throat
  • Breathing problems
  • Static and sparks
  • Problems with electronic equipment
  • Long term effects include damage to furniture and continued discomfort