How can I better insulate a very damp room?


Hi my closed in porch seem to be very damp, there is no cellar under it,& I was wondering with all the hints that are on this site someone would have a hint. Thanks Ann H.

  5 answers
  • Gk Gk on Oct 16, 2019

    Can you use a dehumidifier? It's the best way I know to take away dampness from a room!

  • on Oct 16, 2019

    a dehumidifier could help.

  • Joy30150932 Joy30150932 on Oct 16, 2019

    You could purchase a dehumidifier to remove any excess moisture. They can be set at whatever setting you require. There is a water tray which will need to be emptied. You will find the machine will run continually until you get the humidity down to at least 50-60. They are automatic and kick in whenever the humidity rises above your setting. You can use the water for your plants.

  • Ann Halsing Ann Halsing on Oct 16, 2019

    Thank's everyone great ideas. Ann

    • Sandra Woods Sandra Woods on Oct 16, 2019

      Since it is an enclosed porch and you have moisture issues, you run the risk of mold growing due to the moisture.

      Someone told me to use charcoal and that would help.

      Well, it sure did. It drew out moistire and prevented mold growth.

  • Ann Halsing Ann Halsing on Oct 16, 2019

    Thank You I'm going to try it.