WAVE Home Solutions

Many people with basements have noticed that musty basement smell. However, not everyone knows the underlying issue with basements actually goes deeper than just the smell. Basements tend to lack proper ventilation, and this causes a build up of moisture and pollutants, which creates an unhealthy and unsafe environment for the family inside the home.…

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Having a basement in your home can serve many purposes. It can be used for storage, a home gym, or another living space. However, the typical dampness of basements can cause many problems, such as smell and structural damage. Take a look at four benefits of having a dry basement from WAVE Home Solutions. The…

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basment

Most people have at some point smelled that distinct musty “basement” smell. Unfortunately, in damp basements this smell is often caused by mold. Actively growing mold produces volatile organic compounds (VOC), which can contribute to that musty smell. Even at a low level, this smell is detectable to humans. Mold that can barely be seen…

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Most homeowners know that after awhile, the basement becomes a hard place to enjoy. They become very moist and damp, and this leads to that musty basement smell The most common action taken to remedy this problem is to buy a dehumidifier for basement. However, many homeowners soon regret every buying one. For starters, dehumidifiers…

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Crawl Space Door

Many people are conscious of the effect pollutants in the air can have on their health, but most people don’t realize how much of that pollution can be in the air inside of their homes. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, people spend about 90% of their time indoors, so the risk from indoor…

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WAVE Home Solutions air quality

Due to the growing concern about indoor air quality, the EPA developed the Indoor airPlus program. According to the EPA, “Indoor airPLUS labeled homes are designed and built to help protect your family from indoor air pollution.” “Homes built to earn the Indoor airPLUS label include features to reduce contaminants that can lead to poor…

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Many homeowners acquire basement dehumidifiers with better air in mind for small, damp places in their home. They see it as a solution for to the moisture buildup they see, feel, and smell in their basement. These units, however, specialize in circulating the same air around the space. They don’t provide real ventilation to replenish…

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Basement WAVE Home Solutions

Basement ventilation is key to preventing mold activity throughout your entire home and trapping moisture and pollutants inside. Basements and crawl space dehumidifiers mainly recirculate the same polluted air, not providing any mechanical ventilation. WAVE provides a controlled ventilation system unlike any other that expels humidity and pollutants as a whole exceeding health and building…

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It takes a lot less energy to heat or cool a damp environment as opposed to a dry one. To illustrate, think about how long it would take your dryer to turn a damp towel into a warm and fluffy one vs. how long it would take for a dry towel. The Department of Energy…

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crawlspace

Crawl spaces are oftentimes ignored parts of the home. Some use it for storage. Others take the rare trip to check on pipes and substructures. For the most part, however, these are neglated spaces in the household. In many cases, they are left with accumulated moisture and mold. The build-up of moisture and mold in…

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