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As there will be a temperature differential between the garage and house it is a good idea as you could get some condensation here in winter even with mild humidity. Where I live is almost desert but vapor barrier is still recommended due to cold climate. Moisture reduses the effectiveness of insulation so for a small extra investment of time and money you ...


Welcome to the wonderful world (or mold) of wet basements. Assuming you've stopped it for 3 hours after running 30 minutes: So long as water is coming in, the dehumidifier needs to keep running on the humidistat. In half an hour you're pulling the easily available water in the air down to 50% - but there's an entire earth of more water wanting to replace ...

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