How big of a dehumidifier do I need for 800 sq ft?

How big of a dehumidifier do I need for 800 sq ft?

If your basement is 800 square feet, and moderately damp, a small unit that removes between 50 and 70 pints is ideal. Even in extremely damp basements of this size, only about 23 pints of moisture need to be removed to keep the area dry.

How big of a room will a 30 pint dehumidifier cover?

30-Pint Dehumidifier – This is the size recommended for areas up to 1500 square feet, regardless of how damp the area is. That means it will be appropriate for most residential basements.

Do I need 30 pint or 50-pint dehumidifier?

Let’s look at the 75% relative humidity. According to the old standard, you would need a 50-pint dehumidifier. However, according to the new standard, you would need a 30-pint dehumidifier. After 2022, only the new standard will be in use.

What size dehumidifier do I need?

Get a dehumidifier with a capacity of 10–26 US pints (4.7–12.3 L) for a moderately damp space.

  1. For a space that’s 500 square feet (46 m2), a dehumidifier with a 10 US pt (4.7 L) capacity should work.
  2. If your space is 1,000 square feet (93 m2), get a 14 US pt (6.6 L) dehumidifier.

What size dehumidifier do I need for basement?

For a very damp basement or other space, it might be necessary to increase the size of the dehumidifier to efficiently remove the increased level of moisture from the air. Choose a dehumidifier that holds 12 pints of water for a 500-square-foot space, adding 5 pints for every additional 500 square feet.

How big of a room do you need for a dehumidifier?

The Dehumidifier Size Calculator answers how many pints of capacity you require to dry your basement, bedroom, or home. For example, you can select a 900 square foot room size, or a room type, like ‘large basement’, ‘small office’ or ‘2 bedrooms’.

How big of a dehumidifier do you need for a crawl space?

Most crawl space dehumidifiers are rated at 70 pints and above. A 70-pint dehumidifier is good to dehumidify a crawl space in an average-sized home (1500-2500 sq. ft.) Crawl space dehumidifiers are unique in that they are designed to run 24/7. For that reason, they all need some level of installation.

How many pints does a dehumidifier use?

Often you’ll see a dehumidifier with specs like 100 pints per day, rated something like 70 pints by the AHAM standards.

Why do I need a larger dehumidifier than a humidifier?

The first and most obvious factor to consider is the relative humidity inside the space. If the humidity is high in the space, then you will need a larger dehumidifier to remove that extra moisture. I recommend using a hygrometer to get an accurate humidity reading in your space before selecting a humidifier.

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