A high level of moisture in the summertime is not something that most California residents worry about too much. When we think “humidity” we tend to think of states on the east coast, such as Florida, right? Our humidity levels usually stay comfortably below 50% this time of year, which is the maximum humidity level for indoor comfort. However, albeit rare, stuffy days do occur.
This is particularly true if you live anywhere near a creek or stream, or any location that has excessive moisture. These days make your home feel uncomfortable, and can cause your AC system to work harder than normal to cool your home, meaning it’s not working as efficiently as possible. And actually, if you use an evaporative cooler it can be rendered completely ineffective on a humid day. So what is the solution?