Humidity Levels

July 16, 2012 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

What should my humidity level be and how do I know what it is?

The rule of thumb is to maintain your humidity levels between 30-50 %, depending on the temperature outside.  Humidity levels indoors are typically lower in the winter months and higher in the summer months.

Buy a Hygrometer!  A Hygrometer measures the relative humidity (RH) in your home, and can be purchased for a relatively low cost ($10-$60 depending on the type of device) at any hardware, building supply, home electronics store (anywhere that would sell a thermometer for your home).  These devices are relatively small and can easily be moved from room to room.

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