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Monitor the % RH to prevent mold growth

Posted by grasshopper on March 1st, 2003 11:14 AM
In reply to Sump Pump Question by Andrew in NY on February 28th, 2003 11:01 AM [Go to top of thread]

Basements space like need careful monitoring for high humidity. With carpeting on the floor, you need to keep the %RH below 50%. +60%RH for more than a day or two grows mold and makes it smell like a basement. You need 50 pints of dehumidification per 1,000 square feet of space.

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