Crawl Space Dehumidifier Installation
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Your crawl space can control a large amount of the humidity in your home as well as the overall level of comfort. When there are high levels of humidity in the crawl space the humidity in the home will be high which can create musty odors in the home. It can also cause your heating and cooling system to have to work harder than it needs to in order to control that higher humidity. One of the most reliable ways to prevent the excess humidity is to install a high quality dehumidifier as part of an encapsulation system. This dehumidifier will be able to permanently reduce the high levels of humidity and control the growth of mold and mildew which create the musty smell. This will also help keep the entire home more comfortable and decrease the workload on the hvac system.
Problem: Humidity, Must & Odor
A crawl space is a very contained area underneath your home. In most cases, it lacks any ventilation that will keep air circulation flowing on a regular basis. As humidity swells in your crawl space the moisture has no where to go and eventually begin to rot wooden frames and supports. Mold can also become a problem over time creating bacteria and a perfect environment for pests, bugs, critters, and unwanted animals. Over time it can generate must and odor from the live mold that continues to grow and spread underneath your home- making the air quality your family breaths extremely hazardous.
Solutions: Humidity Control in Crawl Spaces
Aprilaire™ Dehumidifier - Model 1820
The 1820 Dehumidifier by Aprilaire™ is ideal for crawl space humidity control and moisture prevention in your crawl space or basement. Removing up to 9 gallons(70 pints) of water per day, the dehumidifier has a simple to use interactive display which makes operation simple and quick. With no messy trays to empty and a once a year filter replacement, this low maintenance dehumidifier will permanently keep your crawl space and basement dry.
Model 1820 Features:
- Compact design for tight spaces
- Corrosion-resistant aluminum coils
- Prevents mold, termites, structural wood rot, and odors
- Removes up to 9 gallons(70 pints) of water per day
- No messy water tray and simple set up
Contact Us for Crawl Space Humidity and Mold Control
If you have a musty smell in your home or are concerned there may be mold growth in your crawl space, contact our team by filling out our online contact form or calling us at 724-717-6360. A member of our team will come out to investigate the humidity in your crawl space and make recommendations about what can be done to solve the issue.