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: Man sweating and sitting by an open refrigerator 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.