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The Home Depot
(631)424-9170
839 New York Avenue
Huntington, NY
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(631)493-2320
65 Crooked Hill Road
Commack, NY
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(631)753-0814
202 Airport Plaza
Farmingdale, NY
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(516)794-1101
1300-1320 Corporate Dr
Westbury, NY
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(631)234-2670
301 South Research Place
Central Islip, NY
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(516)364-4677
111 Jericho Turnpike
Syosset, NY
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(516)997-9595
86 Jericho Turnpike
Jericho, NY
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-11:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-9:00pm

The Home Depot
(631)242-0215
475 Commack Road
Deer Park, NY
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(631)789-9200
1101 Sunrise Highway
Copiague, NY
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(516)542-9200
2000 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Should You Use a Dehumidifier?

Written by Matthew C. Keegan  //  2011/10/24  //  Basement  //  No comments

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Too much moisture in your home and you may soon find mildew or mold growing in the basement, inside of closets and even in living areas. Not only are molds unsightly, but these fungi can damage your home and wreck your health. Fortunately, a dehumidifier can help remove excess moisture and make your home habitable again. Dehumidifiers are not always beneficial or necessary, therefore you may need to rule out some other problems first.

Function

A dehumidifier works similarly to an air-conditioner as it removes moisture from the air. If you have a central heat and air-conditioning system, a dehumidifier may not be necessary in your main living areas. However, your basement may benefit as a dehumidifier can remove musty smells and moisture. Dehumidifiers work most effectively at temperatures of about 70 degrees Fahrenheit reports the Michigan State University Extension service. Some units will work at lower temperatures, however, expect to pay a price premium to obtain one of these.

Structural Problems

Moisture in the air can point to other problems within the home. Although a common problem in basements, too much moisture present can signal other problems are at work including a foundational issue. Some homes may benefit from the installation of French drains, providing a way for rainwater and snow melt to be redirected away from the house.

Old Windows

Moisture can enter your home if walls are not properly sealed. The main point of entry is windows and doors, with old windows being the most likely problem. Evidence of moisture problems are windows that hold moisture on the inside, a problem that is evident by noticing streaking or ice build up in the winter months. Caulk and reseal your windows or, if the windows are beyond repair, invest in new, energy efficient windows instead of a dehumidifier.

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