Troubleshooting Tips of Dehumidifier for Basement

Last updated on April 16th, 2018 at 11:30 am

We are writing some effective and easy to follow tips for everyone to apply whenever your basement dehumidifier does not work well as you expected.

Performing basic troubleshooting of your basement dehumidifier is considered one of the most effective ways when your dehumidifier gets trouble.

Some basement dehumidifiers are not able to operate at under 65 degrees Fahrenheit and may occur when its coils are frosted. The most frequent cause of ice buildup, however, happening to your basement dehumidifier is that the unit is operating in cold temperatures.

 

Let see how dehumidifier for basement troubleshooting tips can help you.

 

First of all, it should be placed in a place having adequate air circulation. You may need to lock your doors, or windows to prevent your basement dehumidifiers from eliminating moisture from the zones outsides.

 

Next, using a close by the thermostat or using your hand-held thermometer in order to exactly check the room temperature. And then, after verifying the filter for buildup and unwanted dirt, you will need to unplug the unit from its electrical source.

 

Then, unlock the filter compartment so as to carefully check out the filter. Moreover, you will have to utilize a putty knife to discharge the catches. To be more specific, you will need to pry between the grill’s top and the cabinet body. However, another option for you is that you can flexibly utilize a screwdriver in order to take off the fasteners.

 

To sum up, make sure that the filter is clean so that it can operate perfectly without any fear of airflow hamper. The next step is that the unit should be cleaned carefully. You can simply use a combination of soapy, bleach and warm water so as to fully clean your filter. About the evaporator coils of the item, do not worry because you can absolutely clean them by using a vacuum and brush attachment. In addition, in case your fins are bent or slightly flattened, do not hesitate to buy a fin comb to straighten them fast and easily. It is not as hard as you imagine. After that, wash the condenser coils using the same tools and do not forget to eliminate every stubborn filth. When you find it clean enough, put back carefully the filter in the compartment and restart the basement dehumidifier after the ice melts.

 

Finally, it is time to place the Basement Dehumidifier back. In this last but not least step, you will need to empty the water completely from the item’s tank to ensure the process when you put the basement humidifier back on your table is easy. After that, the tank should be replaced to finish the process of reconnecting your basement humidifier to a power source.

 

Above are the easiest steps about Dehumidifier for basement troubleshooting for every user. By carefully following these steps, there is no need to be worried whenever your basement dehumidifier does not work really well. Hope it useful for you.

Hello! I’m Mike Maclennan and I live in Phoenix, Arizona. I work in the construction and home remodeling industry. Having used many tools over the years, I’ve decided to start this website and share my personal tools review. Thanks for reading my articles and I hope you’ll find the best tool for your needs.