Celebrating National Home Improvement Month

Protect Your Property

May is National Home Improvement Month and Santa Fe and Ultra Aire are celebrating by offering tips and advice to help you choose the right dehumidifier for your home.

WHY DO I NEED A HOME DEHUMIDIFIER?

Home is where the heart is. And unfortunately, it’s often where the humidity is too. Ensuring a comfortable home and safeguarding your family’s health begins with a durable and reliable Santa Fe or Ultra Aire by Santa Fe dehumidifier.

Excess moisture in the home can cause damage to wood floors, furniture, artwork, electronics and the overall structure of the home. Some examples include:

STRUCTURAL DAMAGE

Wood rot in floor joists and support piers occurs when the moisture content is above 28%. This can happen for several reasons, including water leaks, but the most common is when the relative humidity is above 70%. If wood in a crawl space absorbs too much moisture, it becomes susceptible to damage caused by rot or termites. This sort of damage reduces the wood’s ability support the weight of the structure above.

MOLD GROWTH

Mold can lead to costly remediation projects that may not be covered by homeowner insurance policies.

PESTS

Pests are believed to cause more structural damage to homes each year than fires and storms combined. These unhealthy and damaging critters need water to survive. High humidity in the home not only provides them a life-sustaining water supply, but it’s also an invitation for further infestation and colonization.

WHERE HUMIDITY THRIVES IN YOUR HOME:

SELECTING THE BEST SOLUTION

Santa Fe and Ultra Aire by Santa Fe feature the most complete line of dehumidifiers. From whole home dehumidification to standalone, we have dehumidifiers to take on any application.

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The Santa Fe line of high capacity, energy-efficient, free-standing dehumidifiers are designed to provide the ultimate in humidity control for basements, crawlspaces, and living spaces.

The Ultra Aire by Santa Fe whole home ventilating dehumidifiers provide effective air filtration, optional fresh air ventilation, and humidity control for your entire home with one high-capacity, energy-efficient unit.

HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST SIZE

To help simplify your search even further, we’ve created a handy dehumidifier sizing chart. This chart will help you choose the right size dehumidifier.

Santa Fe and Ultra Aire by Santa Fe offer a full line of high-capacity and energy-efficient free-standing and whole home units designed and manufactured for any area in your home that requires unmatched humidity control.