The dehumidifier has main function to reduce moisture in the air by condensation without lowering room temperature. Too high relative humidity level can cause many problems, especially if it exceeds 60%. That can cause damage to your belongings, furnitures, house and cause allergy issues. So dehumidifier is perfect to be used to prevent causes of these problems.
What It’s Good For
Mold, mildew and dust mites are ordinary allergy triggers which grow well in high humidity areas. If your home is located in humid area (over 60%) – or near water sources like ponds or swamps – and suffer from allergies, dehumidifier can relieve your symptoms and make you breathe better. Because it can reduce moisture in the air to level that the mold, mildew and dust die (below 50%).
Typically basement is damp because groundwater seep through the wall and vaporize. That makes uncomfortable air, difficulty breathing and finally no one wants to go down to the basement. Dehumidifier can reduce that problem and make the atmosphere better because it draws excessive moisture out of the air and reduce odor.
There’re portable dehumidifiers which are small enough to put in closet, cabinet, locker, safe, container etc. to protect your documents, fabrics, electronic, guns, painting or other valuables from being damaged by excess moisture.