Do You Need Climate Control in Your Garage?
A garage is generally much warmer in the summer and much cooler in the winter than the rest of the house. However, whether you choose to add climate control features depends largely on what you use the garage for.
Do You Spend Time in the Garage?
It is not uncommon for homeowners to convert a garage into a gym, home office or additional living space. If you use your garage for these or other purposes, it may be worth ensuring that it stays at a consistent temperature throughout the year. Calling General Heating & Air Conditioning in Monrovia can make it possible to have a heating or cooling system installed in your garage. A professional can also maintain or repair an existing system if necessary.
Don’t Risk Losing Important Documents or Family Heirlooms
If you use your garage to store family photos, important documents or anything else that could be damaged by high levels of heat and humidity, a climate control system may be necessary. In addition to keeping the temperature in the room constant throughout the year, it can also remove moisture from the air. This can prevent mold or mildew from growing on cardboard boxes, paper, and other organic materials. Lower humidity levels can also prevent pests such as mosquitoes or termites from eating away at your garage.
Climate Control Can Be Ideal for Classic Car Owners
When you buy a classic car, you want to do whatever it takes to protect your investment. Keeping a garage at a steady temperature and moisture level can help to ensure that it doesn’t rust or experience any other type of damage. In fact, keeping your car in a relatively dry and mild environment can help to protect it no matter how much it’s worth on the open market.
If you need a ductless AC system or new air ducts installed in your home, call General Heating & Air Conditioning today. We can also put insulation in your home’s attic or perform an indoor air quality assessment.