The contaminants found in polluted indoor air are tiny—dust, dust mites, molds, mildew—but their impact can be huge. This, along with the negative effects of humidity, can cause indoor air quality problems.
"Elevated relative humidity at a surface—70 percent or higher—can lead to problems with mold, corrosion, decay and other moisture related deterioration...An elevated relative humidity in carpet and within fabrics can lead to dust mite infestation and mildew." -U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
"Seasonal and even daily changes in humidity cause wood parts to swell and shrink, affecting tuning stability and touch. Extreme swings in humidity can eventually cause wood to crack and glue joints to fail...Maintaining the correct environment will preserve your piano investment for a lifetime of enjoyment." -Piano Technicians Guild
Aprilaire can provide your family with whole-home indoor air quality solutions that help you manage the effects of humidity and protect your belongings. Making your home healthier and more comfortable is our main priority.