Thursday, May 28, 2015

Reduce Basement Humidity

dry basement
The basement is the most sensitive part of your house that immediately becomes humid when the temperature is extreme. When it looks dry, moisture goes into the location through the concrete walls and floors even.

Based on a research study launched by University of Minnesota in April 2014, there are three sources of moisture: the rain or groundwater, indoor locations (bathrooms, clothes dryers, kitchen area) and outside cooler surface areas (windows).

As the humid air circulates around your home, you'll feel unpleasant. It feels like you do not want to stay inside your house because of musty scent, which won't disappear even if you mop the living-room floor for multiple times.

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