Damp Basement and Your Health
Whether it’s standing water or just condensation, any amount of moisture in your basement is more than unsightly—it can actually be unhealthy.
Signs of a Moisture Issue
Unless there is visible water in your basement, how can you tell if you even have a moisture problem? Here are a few clues:
- Condensation on surfaces in your basement, including counters or tables
- A musty odor
- Air that feels heavy
- If you have concrete block walls, a ring of dampness near the bottom