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  • Davi
    Senior Member
    • Jan 2024
    • 256

    How to prevent garage storage from getting damp and moldy?

    My garage storage items often get damaged due to moisture and mold.
    Any advice on how to protect belongings and maintain a dry environment in the garage?​
  • Jay-Ar
    Member
    • Jan 2024
    • 41

    #2
    Hey! Dehumidifiers are a lifesaver for keeping moisture in check. Also, consider sealing any cracks or gaps, and maybe use moisture-absorbing bags or containers. Got a similar issue in my garage, and these tricks made a noticeable difference. Any other garage warriors with tips? πŸš—πŸ”§ #GarageMoistureSolutions

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    • Buttercup
      Senior Member
      • Jan 2024
      • 331

      #3
      Hey! Dealing with dampness and mold in the garage can be a real challenge. Ensure good airflow by cracking open those windows or using a fan. Fresh air is like magic against dampness!

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      • crazylady24
        Member
        • Jan 2024
        • 92

        #4

        Keep your garage storage dry by using moisture-absorbing products like desiccants or placing a dehumidifier in the area. Additionally, ensure good ventilation and consider sealing any gaps or cracks to ward off dampness and mold. Happy organizing! πŸ› οΈβ€‹

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        • crazylady24
          Member
          • Jan 2024
          • 92

          #5
          Prevent dampness and mold in your garage storage by installing proper ventilation, using moisture-resistant storage containers. Let's do this!!

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          • PatJones
            Senior Member
            • Jan 2024
            • 263

            #6
            Oh, the struggle is real! Try using moisture-absorbing products like silica gel or desiccant packs in your storage bins. Also, consider a dehumidifier for the garage to keep things dry. Give these tricks a shot, and hopefully, your belongings will stay mold-free. Hope this helps! πŸ’ͺ

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            • byang05
              Senior Member
              • Jan 2024
              • 211

              #7
              Dealing with a garage turned aquatic wonderland? In my case, to keep the moldy drama at bay, I've unleashed the ultimate weapon – a dehumidifier. It's like the superhero of dryness, combating moisture like a caped crusader. πŸŒŠπŸ¦Έβ€β™‚οΈπŸ˜

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              • sukuna_ace
                Senior Member
                • Jan 2024
                • 499

                #8
                Ensure good air circulation by keeping windows and doors open when weather permits. Consider installing exhaust fans or vents to improve air exchange in the garage.

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                • charmsb22
                  Senior Member
                  • Jan 2024
                  • 114

                  #9
                  Hey garage buddies! πŸš— Dealing with dampness is a pain, I feel ya. Try grabbing some moisture absorbers or silica gel packs – they soak up that extra moisture. Also, proper ventilation works wonders, so crack a window or get a fan going. Oh, and keeping stuff off the floor helps too – use shelves or pallets. What's your anti-mold garage hack? Let's keep it dry together! πŸŒ§οΈπŸ› οΈ

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                  • Ruital
                    Senior Member
                    • Jan 2024
                    • 259

                    #10
                    Beat the garage moisture blues with silica gel packs; those little things are like magic in a packet. I also threw in a couple of well-placed vents for some fresh air circulation – it's like giving your stuff room to breathe. Saved my old books and camping gear from becoming garage casualties!

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                    • jhoannabuenafe
                      Senior Member
                      • Jan 2024
                      • 362

                      #11
                      Absolutely! Dealing with moisture and mold can be a hassle. One effective solution is to invest in a dehumidifier to regulate humidity levels in the garage. Additionally, consider sealing any cracks or gaps in the walls and floors to prevent moisture from seeping in. Opting for waterproof storage containers and shelving units can also help safeguard your belongings. Lastly, ensure proper ventilation by installing vents or using fans to keep air circulating. Let's keep those garage treasures safe and dry! πŸ› οΈ #GarageStorage #MoistureControl

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                      • iriz1116
                        Member
                        • Jan 2024
                        • 96

                        #12
                        Moisture and mold are definitely foes we don't want lurking around our storage spaces. One trick I've found super helpful is to invest in moisture-absorbing products like silica gel packs or desiccants. They work wonders in keeping humidity levels in check, especially in those damp garage corners. And for extra protection, I've installed a dehumidifier – it's like having a guardian angel against mold!

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                        • Kitkit
                          Member
                          • Jan 2024
                          • 98

                          #13
                          Hi! Dealt with that too. Grabbed a dehumidifier, works wonders! Also, sealed any cracks and added weather stripping. Keeps things dry and mold-free. Hope this helps! 🌧️

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                          • PurpleHyacinth
                            Senior Member
                            • Jan 2024
                            • 128

                            #14
                            Hey there! I've dealt with this issue before. One thing I found super helpful is using products like silica gel packs or even those little dehumidifier thingies. Also, make sure your garage is well-ventilated, maybe crack open a window if you can. And hey, don't forget to check for any leaks or cracks in the walls or floor 'cause that could be letting moisture in too. Hope this helps!

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                            • Jonel
                              Senior Member
                              • Apr 2024
                              • 245

                              #15
                              Hey there! Dealing with dampness and mold in the garage can be a real pain. One thing you can do is invest in a dehumidifier to keep moisture levels down. Also, make sure your garage is properly ventilated to allow air to circulate and prevent condensation buildup. Using moisture-resistant storage containers and shelving can also help protect your belongings. And don't forget to regularly inspect for leaks or cracks in the walls or floor that could be letting water in. Hope that helps!

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