living space in basement damp

salbwilJuly 24, 2009


We have living space in our basement that gets very damp in the warm months. I know there are no leaks, but clothes in the closet get moldy. Is the best solution to get a dehumidifier or is there another solution to keep the air dry?

This area has a kitchen and bathroom.

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A dehumidifier is a must. Also, if you don't have them already, install exhaust fans for the bathroom and stove and vent them to the exterior.

    Bookmark   July 24, 2009 at 11:03PM
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Does anyone have a favorite dehumidifier ? Have installed the fans in bath and kitchen.

    Bookmark   July 25, 2009 at 3:06PM
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Just get one that is energy star compliant an works down to low temperatures. I purchased mine at costco and I am satisfied with it.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2009 at 3:04PM
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