Protect Your Crawl Space with a Dehumidifier

Crawl spaces can experience many different problems caused by water intrusion. Fortunately, there are many different waterproofing products to help protect your crawl space from water damage. A dehumidifier is a great option to protect your crawl space from damage caused by moisture in the air. It works around the clock to keep the air in your crawl space clean and dry, helping you avoid problems caused by water damage. 

At MidAmerica Basement Systems, we can install a dehumidifier to prevent mold growth, mildew, and musty odors from taking over your crawl space. We offer free estimates on all our work in Peoria, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Waterloo and throughout the surrounding areas in Illinois and Iowa. Contact us today to schedule yours! 

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Moisture damage. A crawl space that doesn't have proper airflow will have problems with moisture, mold, and wood rot.

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The Impacts of Humidity on a Crawl Space 

Humidity can wreak havoc on your crawl space and is the main culprit for many crawl space problems. Based on the way they’re designed, crawl spaces easily let air in. Anytime that air contains humidity, it gets trapped in your crawl space and can cause condensation to build up. 

As the condensation builds up, it creates an environment for mold and mildew to grow, and can create musty odors that can infiltrate your home. The stack effect is a phenomenon where the air inside your crawl space can seep up through the floorboards and enter your main living areas. If the air inside your crawl space is contaminated, it can make the air inside your home contaminated as well. 

Our crawl space experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems know how to protect your crawl space from water damage. Our dehumidifiers work around the clock to keep the air inside your crawl space clean and dry so you no longer have to worry about problems from humidity. 

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This diagram of the stack effect shows how cool air is pulled in through the lower levels of your home


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SaniDry™ Sedona™ Dehumidifier

At MidAmerica, we use the SaniDry™ Sedona™ Dehumidifier for its unique features. It’s small in size so it can easily fit anywhere, but it’s powerful enough to dry large crawl spaces. It’s the most efficient dehumidifier on the market and helps homeowners save on utility costs compared to other dehumidifiers thanks to its high-efficiency ENERGY STAR® certification. 

As a bonus, it’s also very low maintenance and includes a sensor that detects humidity in the air and automatically turns on. The SaniDry Sedona™ gives you complete peace of mind and no extra work! 


Install a Dehumidifier to Start Protecting Your Crawl Space

Protect your crawl space and the rest of your home from mold, mildew, and musty odors by installing a dehumidifier from MidAmerica Basement Systems. Our experts will walk you through the entire installation process and answer any questions you have during your free inspection. Call us today at 563-202-1650 to schedule yours! 

We install all our crawl space products in Davenport, Peoria, Waterloo, Iowa City, Rock Island, Dubuque, Moline, East Peoria, Clinton and throughout the surrounding areas.