Portable vs. Whole House Dehumidifiers

Hate the feeling of being hot and sticky during the summertime? While lots of us try to escape these conditions by staying indoors, if you don’t have a proper dehumidification system, your house can actually feel more uncomfortable than outside. But which type of dehumidifier is right for you – a portable one or a whole house system? Find out below:

Portable vs. Whole House Dehumidifiers | Dehumidification Systems | Rusk Heating & Cooling

Portable Dehumidifiers

  • Less expensive upfront than whole house systems
  • Can control humidity in one large continuous area
  • Can easily be transported to different rooms or areas of the house
  • Quick and easy installation
  • Most of today’s models come with a digital interface and controls

Whole House Dehumidifiers

  • Automatically controls humidity levels throughout the entire home
  • Hidden from plain sight and extremely quiet operation
  • Can be up to 4 times more energy efficient than portable models
  • No need to worry about emptying a water bucket every couple of hours
  • Have better air filters and hassle-free maintenance
  • Most are made from steel and are more durable than portable units

No matter which option you’re leaning towards, it is important to note that both types have a number of disadvantages as well. That’s where we come in. Give the expert HVAC specialists at Rusk Heating & Cooling a call today and we’ll help you choose the perfect humidity control solution for your Northern Kentucky home.

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