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3 Disadvantages of Basement Dehumidifiers

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Keeping the temperature in your home comfortable is important, both in winter and summer, and maintaining a proper humidity level with a basement ventilation system is essential to achieving that goal. Here’s why a basic basement dehumidifier may not do the trick. The Importance of Humidity Humidity occurs when water vapor is in the atmosphere. The higher…

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5 Tips for Preventing Mold in Your Home

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When you think about caring for your family’s health, whole house ventilation is probably not what first comes to mind. But mold inside your home can lead to an array of health problems. People with allergies or compromised immune systems may suffer serious complications from the presence of mold in their environment, while healthy people often…

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4 Reasons Basement & Crawl Space Ventilation is an Absolute Necessity

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Your basement and crawl space might seem like minor parts of your home, but it is vitally important to ensure that these areas have good ventilation. Basement and crawl space ventilation can improve your physical and financial health and protect your home. Here are four key reasons to install a basement and crawl space ventilation system.   1. Protect Your…

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4 Benefits of Having a Ventilation System in Your Home

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If you lack adequate building or basement ventilation, it can be detrimental to your health and to the condition of your property. But the right ventilation system can make your home a lot more comfortable, and not to mention, save you money. Here are some of the benefits of having a good home and basement…

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How to Solve Your Biggest Issues with Crawl Space Moisture

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Crawlspace Moisture Problems Solved Houses are typically built over crawlspaces to keep the property above the water table. But, without the right insulation and ventilation, crawlspace moisture can lead to mold and wood rot, which may ultimately result in structural damage. To avoid this costly problem, homeowners need to take steps to properly ventilate their crawlspaces. Read on to learn how to avoid…

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Wave Ventilation System Benefits

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Many people with basements have noticed that musty basement smell. However, not everyone knows the underlying issue with basements actually goes deeper than just the smell. Basements tend to lack proper ventilation, and this causes a build up of moisture and pollutants, which creates an unhealthy and unsafe environment for the family inside the home.…

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4 Reasons You Want A Dry Basement


Having a basement in your home can serve many purposes. It can be used for storage, a home gym, or another living space. However, the typical dampness of basements can cause many problems, such as smell and structural damage. Take a look at four benefits of having a dry basement from WAVE Home Solutions. The…

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Where do the musty basement odors come from?


Most people have at some point smelled that distinct musty “basement” smell. Unfortunately, in damp basements this smell is often caused by mold. Actively growing mold produces volatile organic compounds (VOC), which can contribute to that musty smell. Even at a low level, this smell is detectable to humans. Mold that can barely be seen…

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Why You Will Regret Buying a Dehumidifier for Basement

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Most homeowners know that after awhile, the basement becomes a hard place to enjoy. They become very moist and damp, and this leads to that musty basement smell The most common action taken to remedy this problem is to buy a dehumidifier for basement. However, many homeowners soon regret every buying one. For starters, dehumidifiers…

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Crawl Space Dehumidifiers Alternative

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Many people are conscious of the effect pollutants in the air can have on their health, but most people don’t realize how much of that pollution can be in the air inside of their homes. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, people spend about 90% of their time indoors, so the risk from indoor…

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