Correct Humidity Level

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You may be asking yourself, “What is the perfect home humidity for my home?”. The answer to that question is really not that simple. There are certain factors can determine what humidity level is the right one for your house. The simple answer is that a house humidity level should be somewhere between 20% and 40%.

One factor that can pinpoint where your home humidity level should be is the outside temperature. As the temperature outside decreases then there is a higher risk of condensation happening inside your walls and on you windows. The increase levels of condensations can increase you probability of having mold and bacteria inside your walls. Below is a simple chart to follow when trying to determine where your humidity level should be.

Home Humidity Level Chart

Outside Temperature Indoor Humidity Level
°F °C Humidity %
-20-3015%
-10-2520%
0-2025%
10-1030%
20-535%
21+0+40%

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