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What causes smell in basement?
Last Updated: 16th January, 2020
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Also, how do I get rid of the basement smell in my basement?
You can place bowls of white vinegar, cat litter in open containers, or baking soda throughout your basement in order to absorb the stench. You should notice a more pleasant smelling basement in a couple of days.
is a musty basement dangerous? Mildew is actually a form of mold. Without getting too deep into the differences, at a high-level, mold is generally more dangerous to your health and mildew is more of a cosmetic problem. But both can cause your basement to smell musty and need to be removed. Well, it's established that you are dealing with mold.
One may also ask, why does my unfinished basement smell?
Get musty smells out of a basement with vinegar. Unfinished basement areas with a musty smell are created by a combination of all these factors as well as moisture and humidity that sits in the area. To keep the basement odor free, use something that absorbs the odor and leaves the basement smelling clean and fresh.
Will a dehumidifier get rid of musty smell in basement?
Generally, mold and mildew growth are responsible for this musty odors. Overall, musty smell in your house and basement can be irradiated by using good ventilation, well-conditioned and designed windows, and dehumidifiers and so on. Keeping the level of humidity down should be the main goal to combat the musty smell.