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How to Prevent Humidity in Your Basement and Crawl Space?

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The maximum air you breathe in your home reaches you from your crawl space or basement. It is, therefore, very important to ensure that the air entering your living area is pure and free from any kind of septicity. If you notice a frowsty odor or mold growth in the crawl space or basement then these are the signs of high humidity. The high percentage of moisture in the basement can be due to:  standing water caused by poor drainage. moisture evaporating directly from the ground. Improper vent space. All these factors can cause a nightmare. A great percentage of...

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How Can You Control Moisture and Reduce Humidity Economically?

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The summer season not only raises the temperature of the atmosphere but also make it humid. Too much moisture can annoy you and make you feel uncomfortable. The high moisture percentage in the air not only affects your mood but also cause potential damage to your home. The high humidity can lead to the following consequences: It can result in the unnecessary growth of mold and spores, whichproves to be harmful to the allergy sufferers and can also cause other health hazards. The growth of mildew on curtains can damage your fabrics. Also, it damages metal fixtures by rust and...

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Why Construction Projects Require Low Humidity Levels?

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For large construction projects, many variables have to be considered to ensure that the workmanship is of the required standard, and is delivered on time within the specified budget. However, there are several challenges which the site supervisor or the contractor faces while working towards timely completion of the project, and most notably is the moisture-related problems. It is for this reason that regulation of humidity levels in a site is crucial for the success of any construction project. There are many studies that point to the fact that humidity is detrimental to the success and sustainability of any construction in...

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Data Center Cooling, Dehumidification and Maintaining Safe Humidity Levels

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Regulating humidity levels is imperative for the proper functioning of equipment in data centers. However, the challenge comes in ensuring that a regular computer room air does not hinder the normal operations in the room. A standard computer room usually has a relative humidity ranging between 45% and 85%. On the other hand, literature from many researchers conducted on the same recommends that this relative humidity should be maintained between 40% and 55%, with ranges between 20% and 80% regarded as acceptable. Causes of High Humidity in Data Centers Unlike ordinary constructions or residential houses where fluctuations in humidity level...

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Winter Moisture and Allergies

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Winter is coming! And no this is not the winter on the game of thrones that is yet to come after 8 years! The winter months are usually from December to February depending on where you live. Research conducted by the American lung association on home air quality showed that in the winter the indoor air is five times worse than outside. This is because, over the winter season, most people remain indoors whenever possible and close all windows and doors, therefore, ensuring there is no or minimal air ventilation and air circulation. While most common household activities like cooking,...

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