A dehumidifier regulates the levels of humidity in the air in the house. Dehumidifiers pull the moist air from the house. The air is then directed over coolant-filled coils that condense the moisture. The dry air is then directed out of the dehumidifier back into the house.
Most homeowners have had to deal with dampness in the basement or even in the laundry room. This problem is caused by the excess moisture in these rooms. This problem can be experienced even in homes with air conditioning thus a dehumidifier is needed.
Homeowners with a crawl space have experienced issues with air quality, moisture, and ventilation. These issues should never be ignored. They can affect the structural integrity of the house in the long term. The growth of mold and mildew can pose serious health risks.
Humidity in the crawl space can cause serious structural damage to the foundation. High humidity levels and condensation in the crawlspace provide the perfect environment for mildew and mold to grow, damp smell and wood rot.
The humidity levels in North Carolina vary from season to season with the lowest levels in spring and highest in the winter season. North Carolina experiences relatively humid weather all year compared to other parts of the country.