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Homeowners trying to reduce basement dampness is not a rare picture. The basement is a typically damp area due to its location in the home. And, aside from the inconvenience and discomfort a damp basement brings to its residents, having invested so much in their homes, homeowners are only expected to go the extra mile with fixing basement dampness. Remedying the problem may come with a price, though if not carefully thought of.  However, with some effective methods and advancements in technology, this doesn’t have to be the case every time a damp basement is remodeled or fixed. Basements are now being used as entertainment areas and just like any other part of the home. In fact they are now considered an extension of the home that can even raise your home’s value.
There are many ways to reduce the possibility of a damp basement, and you should know that there are now specialized systems that can make the job much easier. If you’re experiencing general basement dampness mainly due to high humidity rather than water leakage, simply incorporate a quality dehumidifier in your basement. A humidifier works by eliminating excess moisture in the air caused by condensation. Air-conditioning will also help eliminate some humidity. An air-to-air exchanger works by drawing out humid air from the basement and pulls in fresh air from the outside. Unlike simply opening the windows, this system minimizes the energy losses in air-conditioned or heated air. Properly employing floor heating systems can also help considerably.
All these systems are able to solve the problem of a damp basement. However, you may want to use them together for best results. Moreover, sealing your basement is probably one of the most fundamental and least costly methods in damp-proofing your basement. So with your systems, make sure that you seal the concrete walls and flooring with the appropriate products and caulk all hols, cracks and openings.

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