Most homes should maintain a relative humidity below 50 percent at all times. This prevents mold and mildew growth, dust mite infestations, and condensation from building up in your home. More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

To maintain the correct humidity level in a basement, place a dehumidifier in the basement, and connect it to the existing main stack, feeder drain or utility sink. If the dehumidifier doesn't measure the level of humidi... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

People manage home humidity levels in several ways, including properly ventilating clothes dryers and washers outside, running fans to have air continually circulating, operating whole-house dehumidifiers and keeping air... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance
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The recommended indoor humidity level for homes is between 35 and 45 percent; this range creates the most comfortable environment in the home. This level of humidity helps to protect furnishings, drywall and other belong... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Indoor humidity levels should be kept at 50 percent or lower. Keeping humidity down helps to keep mold and spores at bay, and helps to cool the home. More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

A relative humidity of 30 to 50 percent provides the most comfort for indoor air. Too little or too much humidity can cause problems with the health of the home's occupants and can cause structural problems in the home. More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling