Known for Arlington Race Track, home of the Arlington Million, Arlington Heights in Illinois is also the most populous ‘village’ in the US. The rise of automobile use in the 1950s and 1960s led to this population explosion, and as a result, Arlington Heights also had a development boom in condos, restaurants, and businesses.
Despite the progress (or because of it), Arlington Heights residents still experience the same household problems that plague homeowners. One of these is having moisture issues in their basements.
Set underground, the basement can easily become dank and humid if ventilation is poor, drainage is inadequate, if the walls and floors are cracked, etc. Humidity in a basement can be the result of many things. Many residents find themselves with humid basements due to various causes.
If your basement is plagued by high humidity levels, consider getting a basement dehumidifier. A good dehumidifier will remove the extra moisture in your basement, thus preventing corrosion in metal tools, appliances, etc. It can also prevent peeling paint and musty odors.
Call a Perma-Seal professional and find out which dehumidifier will work with your basement. A professional can also help you pinpoint the causes of excess moisture in your basement and address them properly.
A basement free from excess moisture is a basement free from humidity. This also means that you won’t have to deal with the usual problems that arise from excess moisture. As long as your basement is properly maintained, waterproofed, and its air is kept in optimum condition by a dehumidifier, you won’t have to worry anymore when you kids go down the basement, or if you plan to store important stuff there.