Is Your HVAC System to Blame for Poor Sleep?

Do you find yourself tossing and turning or waking up in the middle of the night? It could be that your HVAC system in Forest Acres, SC, is to blame. Learn more about how your HVAC system might cause you to experience poor sleep and what you can do to solve the problem.

Inconsistent Temperatures

The ideal sleeping temperature is between 67 and 72 degrees, but you might need your home to be a few degrees warmer or cooler to sleep comfortably. If your HVAC system isn’t regulating temperatures properly, your home can be too hot or too cold. This can make it difficult to fall and stay asleep.

Poor Indoor Air Quality

Malfunctioning HVAC systems can lead to poor indoor air quality. This can cause various health problems, including difficulty breathing, headaches, dizziness and fatigue. Additionally, poor indoor air quality can exacerbate allergies and asthma, making it more difficult to sleep.

Excessive Noise

HVAC systems that are old or in disrepair can be quite noisy. The noise might be a gentle hum or a loud banging. But it can be enough to disrupt your sleep and prevent you from getting a good night’s rest.

Incorrect Humidity Levels

Humidity that’s too high or too low can make it difficult to sleep. High humidity can make you feel sticky and uncomfortable, while low humidity can dry your nose and throat. Either way, you’re likely to wake up feeling exhausted.

Complete HVAC Failure

In extreme cases, a malfunctioning HVAC system can lead to complete failure. This means no heating in the winter or no air conditioning in the summer. This can make it very difficult to get a good night’s sleep.

If you’re having trouble sleeping, call Krantz Kooling and Heating to troubleshoot your HVAC system and determine if it’s the cause of your sleepless nights. We can also perform any needed repairs or maintenance.

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