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The term "basement humidity level" refers to the moisture content of the air in a basement. A humidity level above 80 percent encourages mold and mildew development, according to Basement Health Pros. The ideal humidity ... More »

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The ideal humidity for a basement, finished or unfinished, is at or below 50 percent relative humidity. Relative humidity is the percentage of water vapor in the air as compared to the maximum amount it can hold. At 50 p... More »

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The way to prevent humidity in a basement is to identify the cause of humidity and manage it. Typical sources of humidity include inadequate grading around the house, missing gutters and ineffective window design. More »

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The actual humidity in terms of the water content of air is typically expressed as grams per kilogram or kilogram per kilogram. Humidity is typically expressed as a percentage of how humid it could physically be at a giv... More »

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People are most comfortable whenever the relative humidity level is around 45 percent says HowStuffWorks. A level of 100 percent humidity means that the air is saturated with water vapor and unable to hold more. When thi... More »

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A relative humidity level between 45 to 55 percent is considered comfortable for most people. Humidity levels are variable from place to place, as well as from season to season. It is important to ensure that you are awa... More »

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A psychrometer is a simple form of hygrometer used to measure the level of humidity in the atmosphere. It has a dry-bulb thermometer and a wet-bulb thermometer that work together to measure atmospheric humidity. The dry-... More »

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