HOW TO REDUCE MOISTURE AND HUMIDITY IN YOUR HOUSE

HOW TO REDUCE MOISTURE AND HUMIDITY IN YOUR HOUSE

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The combination of higher humidity and moisture levels in a home can be very disheartening.

Mold growth, damaged building materials, mildew or musty odor, clammy skin and invasion of pests are some of the many serious home problems caused by excessive moisture in the home.

These problems get worse by the day if the excessive moisture in the home is not quickly put under control.

Signs Of High Humidity In A Home

  1. Peeling paint

  2. Excessive floorboards creaking

  3. Wet stains on the ceiling

  4. Body reactions, e.g. Headaches, shortness of breath, wheezing and chronic cough

  5. Mold and mildew smell

  6. Dark spots or discoloration

Tips To Reduce Moisture And Humidity

  1. Check ventilation particularly in kitchen and bathroom and install vent fans.

  2. Install a dehumidifier to reduce moisture in the air.

  3. Make sure the air conditioner system is the correct size for each room and run to regularly.

  4. Add weatherstripping to make your home airtight.

  5. Insulate walls to improve air tightness.

  6. Caulk around windows and doors.

Are you looking for the perfect place to call home? Call Jill today at 803-606-4491 to schedule a showing or text "jill" to 803-753-4961

Jill Calderone is a real estate professional with EXIT Midlands Realty. Jill specializes in assisting buyers and sellers throughout the Columbia Midlands, ChapinLeesville, Lake MurrayLexingtonIrmo and the surrounding areas. She can be reached on her cell phone at 803-606-4491.


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