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It's Not Too Early To Plan For Summer: 4 Reasons To Run Your AC On Dry Mode

If you live in Australia, you're probably familiar with summer humidity levels. If you are, it's time to take a closer look at your air conditioner. You might not realise it, but your residential air conditioner could be making the seasonal humidity even worse, especially in your home. That's why you should be running your air conditioner on dry mode. Before summer arrives in a few months, read the list provided below. Here are just four of the reasons to put your home air conditioning system on dry mode once summer arrives. 

Make Breathing Easier

If you don't use the dry mode for your air conditioner, you and your family might have a rough time breathing during the summer months. You might not know this, but humidity levels caused by your air conditioner can actually increase the risk for breathing problems associated with allergies and asthma. Not only that, the excess moisture can also increase the risk for rashes, stuffy noses and itchy eyes. To make sure your family is more comfortable next summer, be sure to prepare your air conditioner for dry mode operation. 

Save Money On Cooling

You might be enjoying the cooler temperatures right now, but summer will be here before you know it. Unfortunately, so will the higher energy costs that come along with the increased air conditioner use. Luckily, there is a way to reduce your summer energy costs. You can switch your residential air conditioner over to dry mode. If you're like most people, you might not realise that dry air is easier to cool than damp air, which is why you should be using the dry mode feature on your air conditioner. 

Reduce Pest Problems

If you don't usually use the dry mode feature on your air conditioner during the summer, you could be dealing with more bugs. Some bugs prefer the cool, moist air, which is why they invade your home during the summer. One way to keep roaches and other bugs away is to use the dry mode on your air conditioner. The dry mode will help keep bugs away all summer long. 

Avoid Household Issues

Finally, if you want to keep household maintenance and repair costs under control, it's time to switch to dry mode on your air conditioner. Excess moisture in your home can encourage mould growth and cause rust and corrosion on your metal surfaces. Dry mode reduces the moisture in your home, which can help you avoid issues with mould, rust and corrosion.