The Basement Blog

The summer months are finally here!  We are sitting back and enjoying the heat.  Unfortunately, this means a few things for your basement.  If you do not have a dehumidifier, now is the time to really start thinking about one.  It is extremely hot outside, and your below grade basement is still cold and there is still constantly moisture all around your concrete or field stone basement.  Unfortunately, these walls and floors are like sponges.  They soak up what is left of the moisture in the ground and emit moisture into your basement air.  This air will become stale, musty and in some cases, it can really start to stink!  Especially if you have decided to finish a basement.  The air can become trapped in your basement.

The best way to remedy a smelly basement is a properly sized dehumidifier.  The dehumidifier you find at the big box store is really not meant for a basement.  Those dehumidifiers are really meant for 1 small room.  If you have a finished basement and the air becomes musty and stale, we can duct the dehumidifier throughout your finished basement and create the air flow needed to protect your basement.

Once the dehumidifier is doing its job, we will then discharge the condensate water out of the house.  Therefore, you will never have to empty a bucket again!

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