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Sealing a Damp & Humid Basement

Posted by acanthusman (My Page) on
Sat, Sep 17, 11 at 5:28

My basement is ground level in the back, the other 3 sides are completely underground. The house was built in 69, I am going to be putting in a apartment but have damp & humidity problem and am considering Radonseal as a solution prior to renovating. Can anyone speak to its waterproofing claim? I am also curious if this product has an odor to it. I would gladly accept recommendations of other waterproofing products.

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RE: Sealing a Damp & Humid Basement

Your situation may be helped by sealing or it may not be- no way to know in advance. But it is virtually certain that a dehumidifier will be required to keep the relative humidity within acceptable levels- about 50%. This because the basement in Summer will be cooler than the outside.

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