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Subject:  Re: Open question: What to put into a new house? Date:  3/8/2004  7:03 PM
Author:  MurrayS Number:  47420 of 131262

I've never had a house with a dehumidifier, and haven't found one to be necessary. The humidifier is a definite plus, though.

What humidity problems have you had?


Condensation and ice on the windows resulting in mold on the main level, mold on items stored in the basement. Our windows aren't the greatest, but a 10 below night, humidity levels between 40-50% and any leaks into the walls (outlets, wall switches, recessed lights) could cost you big time!

In the summer, we don't need to run the AC most