Humidity is a term for the amount of water vapor in the air. To put it simply, when humidity levels are low, the air is dry, when levels are high, the air is moist. While there are problems associated with low levels of humidity, high levels of humidity are currently an issue for millions of Americans. High humidity can wreak havoc on a home. Certain factors and behaviors facilitate high humidity (not running an air conditioner, insufficient insulation), but some factors are unavoidable, like where you live, and current weather patterns. Contrary to popular belief, humidity can increase even in non-summer temperatures (50-70 degrees). Left untreated, consistently high humidity can destroy electronics, rust metals, wear on the interior of a home, cause health problems such as asthma and anxiety (healthboards.com)
There are a number of products that can alleviate high humidity and the resulting problems. Many of them are offered at Disaster Relief Supply:
Dehumidifier - Dehumidifiers filter air in an area to remove excess water vapor. Dehumidifiers can be used in all settings, and are manufactured for both commercial and consumer use.
Absorbents - Certain areas (basement, laundry room, work sheds, attics, boats, RV's) are susceptible to high levels of humidity; as a result, mold and mildew commonly grow in these areas. Absorbents are a specialized line of cleaning products made to remove moisture from the air, preventing the growth of molds, spores, and mildew. Absorbents can typically be used anywhere throughout a home or business, and are especially useful after a flood, or any sort of excessive water damage.
Moldex - It is a myth that bleach and bleach cleaners completely remove mold. The chemical makeup of bleach makes it impossible to penetrate surfaces to destroy the roots of mold and fungus. Moldex is a specialized cleaner formulated for the cleaning of mold, fungus, and mildew. If runaway humidity has already damaged floors, walls, furniture, appliances, etc., use Moldex as a fabric & multi-surface-
Don't become a victim of nature, use these products and more from DisasterReliefSupply.com to protect your home, business, or vehicles from damage caused by humidity.
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