How do I prevent moisture in closets?

Answer Ventilate the ClosetKeep the closet ventilated to prevent moisture. You can do this by opening the closet door regularly. Placing a fan inside of the closet is also an effective method of preventin... Read More »

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How do I prevent moisture in safes?

Using Silica GelPlace a small bag of silica gel in the safe. Silica gel, which is made up of dry granules, will absorb any moisture while remaining dry. This prevents mildewing. Silica gel appears ... Read More »

How do I prevent moisture problems for a block building?

Seal the Interior WallsPaint interior block, brick or concrete walls with a sealant. Most do-it-yourselfers seem to prefer paint-on sealers--acrylics, polyurethanes and epoxies--because they are si... Read More »

How can I prevent moisture/mold damage in my bathroom ceiling?

Showers do create quite a bit of humidity. I alternate between taking showers and baths, and am always aghast at how much condensation there is on the wall after a shower. AND, I have a really good... Read More »

When would you use a moisture barrier or not use moisture barrier laying concrete slab?

It may not matter too much in a small shed but the plastic (usually 6 mil) will keep the moisture from migrating from the soil up through the concrete and into the building.