In most cases, whenever there is an unfortunate case of a flood, the most common spot in a home to be flooded is the basement. Unfortunately, people usually keep their most cherished storage items in their basement and there is likely not much you can do once the flood has taken place. There is, however, one way to save your carpet, items on the floor or anything that is wet – using a basement dehumidifier.
Dissimilar to the purpose of air conditioning or a humidifier, a basement dehumidifier takes moisture directly from the air. This is why basement dehumidifiers are so convenient for damp basements. In fact, it is not unusual that a basement is damp, however if there are any visible signs of liquid or water leakage, it may be time to look into a basement dehumidifier. If you have assumptions that your basement is too humid, nine times out of ten this means that you have a problem with the humidity. As long as you are not experiencing solid liquid forms, for example a puddle, a humidifier will most likely solve your problem. However, if the liquid accumulation is in puddle form, then you should look into calling a plumber or a pipe inspector because it is something more than a humidity problem.
Specifically for sanitation reasons, you will find that it is far more sanitary to clean your basement dehumidifier monthly. Because the machine is continuously working to take humidity out of the air, cleaning it once a month will keep it at working at maximum capacity. It will also prevent any unwanted bacteria buildup that may be accumulating.
This compact powerful machine takes the humidity out of the air using a low energy source. Any well-designed basement dehumidifier will include a moisture removing solution that works with a high efficiency. This will keep your basement cool and comfortable at all times. It will also protect against:
Dry conditions are much better than humid or wet conditions, a basement dehumidifier will allow for a comfortable environment. A pump optional humidistat will allow dehumidification for any application, thanks to the newly remodeled amps included. It is recommended that you get a full sized dehumidifier whit the intentions that the basement is a lot larger than the common bedroom or bathroom. This is necessary because the bigger the surface area, the bigger the dehumidifier you will need. This improvement will allow you to enjoy a comfortable, cool temperature while you enjoy your time in the basement.
I hope these tips can increase the overall knowledge you have on this topic. If not, feel free to conduct some basic research by using your search engine. Make sure to know the size and dimensions of your basement. This information will be critical when determining the size of the humidifier you will need. You do not want to buy anything too big or too small.