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Mold In A Basement

Mold In A Basement

How Do You Get Mold In A Basement? 

Mold in a basement is a result of excess moisture. This excess moisture likely comes from groundwater that seeps into your home through cracks in the foundation. 

What Are The Risks of Mold In A Basement?

The first sign that you may have mold in a basement is the smell. But mold is not just a problem for your nose, it can present serious issues for the air quality in your home and the health of you and your family. 

Common symptoms caused by a moldy basement are:

- Allergies

- Worsening of asthma and other respiratory ailments 

- Nasal and sinus congestion or infection

- Cough and sore throat

- Breathing difficulties and wheezing

- Skin and eye irritation

How an Aprilaire Dehumidifier Can Help With Mold In A Basement

Basement waterproofing is the process of locating where water is entering your home and finding the best solutions to prevent it. 

Along with keeping water out of the basement, you can take steps to remove excess moisture by using an Aprilaire dehumidifier. 

Helping reduce excess moisture in your basement can help reduce mold in a basement. 

Contact a Healthy Waterproofing expert to get started today. 

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