Santa Fe or Ultra Air dehumidifier?
New home on lake- humidity high all year (Michigan).
Lower level (walkout) about 1500 sq. ft and main level
about 1700 sq. ft. Main level has cathedral ceiling
in 1/2 of house. Wood flooring and vinyl. Carpet only
in bdrms, approx 1000 sq ft (lower and main). Lower
level stays around 60 degrees unheated - foam insullation. Now have undersized dehumidifier running
almost 70% of time to keep humidity around 43/45% .
Forced air but no air conditioning. Do not like AC-
usually have lake breezes when warm and all doors and
If I use a ducted unit then I will have to have the lower level heat in operation even when rooms not in use, which will mean more expense.
Should I decide to shut outside air off when hot and
humid (Michigan again)and no breeze, will the Ultra
Air be a benefit without installing AC (which I don't
No pets - no dander. Do not have to worry about not enough humidity.