Basement Dehumidifier: The SaniDry Difference| Ask the Expert


In this episode of Ask the Expert, a customer of Redcliff, AB asks Calgary Basement Systems owner Doug Lacey, about the differences between the SaniDry Dehumidifier and regular store-bought units.

Doug explains that to properly dehumidify a typical-size basement in Alberta all year-round, you would need about three store-bought units, installed around different areas of the basement. The moisture drawn by these units collects on a tray, which needs to be emptied regularly – otherwise your dehumidifier(s) will be running on electricity but not drawing any moisture at all.


The SaniDry dehumidifier on the other hand, was specifically designed to dehumidify and entire basement (3000 sq. ft.) and operate with virtually no maintenance. Once set, the SaniDry will automatically monitor humidity year round and keep the relative humidity levels within a safe range to prevent mold growth. This ENERGY STAR® qualified dehumidifier, will also empty itself in the drainage system, so you will never have to worry about emptying a tray.

The SaniDry can be installed in a secluded area and vented into finished areas, and with a double HEPA filter system, it rids the air off molds spores, dust mite pellets, pet dander and other allergens and harmful particles as small as 2 micron.


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