Dehumidifier Applications in a Garage

Your garage is more than just a parking spot; it's a workshop, a storage unit, and sometimes even a makeshift gym. But just like any enclosed space, it's susceptible to excess moisture. Uncontrolled humidity can harm your garage and its contents, leading to a host of problems like:

Rust and corrosion: Tools, car parts, and metal shelves are all vulnerable to rust and corrosion in humid environments. This can lead to costly repairs and replacements.

Mold and mildew: Damp garages are breeding grounds for mold and mildew, which can damage stored items and trigger allergies and respiratory problems.

Warped wood: Wood furniture, doors, and framing can warp and crack due to excessive moisture.

Unpleasant odors: Musty smells are a common symptom of high humidity and can make spending time in your garage unpleasant.

Fortunately, strategic dehumidifier placement can transform your garage into a protected area for your belongings and create a more comfortable workspace.


Specific Dehumidifier Applications in the Garage

Targeted Tool Protection

Position dehumidifiers strategically near tool storage areas, specifically toolboxes and shelves to create a localized microclimate with reduced humidity. This proactive approach mitigates rust and corrosion on metallic tools, preserving their functionality and extending their lifespan.

Classic Car Preservation

Implement dedicated dehumidification within classic car storage areas to maintain optimal humidity levels, typically between 40-50% relative humidity. This specialized moisture control safeguards vintage vehicles from rust, corrosion, and moisture-induced damage to delicate components, preserving their value and integrity.

Woodworking Workshop Optimization

Position dehumidifiers near woodworking areas to control humidity levels and prevent warping, cracking, and dimensional instability in wood projects and tools. This ensures precision in woodworking endeavors and maintains the functionality of wooden tools and jigs.

Seasonal Equipment Safeguard

Utilize dehumidifiers in areas designated for seasonal equipment storage, such as lawnmowers, snowblowers, and power tools. This practice prevents rust and corrosion during off-seasons, ensuring equipment is ready for use when needed and reducing maintenance costs.


Dehumidifier Selection and Maintenance for Your Garage

Capacity Matching

Select a dehumidifier with a capacity (measured in pints per day) adequately matched to your garage's square footage. This ensures effective moisture removal and prevents the unit from overworking, potentially impacting its lifespan. Utilize online capacity calculators or consult Baseaire manufacturer recommendations for accurate sizing.

Feature Optimization

Prioritize models equipped with convenient features like automatic shutoff, the AirWerx 65X eliminates the need for manual monitoring. Consider drain hose options that simplify water collection and reduce the frequency of manual draining. Adjustable humidity level settings allow for customized control based on specific garage needs and seasonal variations.

Maintenance Regimen 

Implement a regular maintenance schedule for optimal performance and longevity. Clean the water collection tray at recommended intervals, preventing overflow and potential damage. Clean the dehumidifier's filters according to the manufacturer's instructions, ensuring optimal airflow and moisture absorption. Consider additional maintenance tasks like coil cleaning and refrigerant level checks based on the specific model and usage.


Baseaire Dehumidifier Benefits for Your Garage

Advantages of choosing an Baseaire dehumidifiers for your garage:

Airwerx 35P, AirWerx 55S, AirWerx 65S are Energy Star certified, very energy efficient, and save money on power consumption

The simple, easy-to-use control panel allows you to control the humidity with just a few buttons.

Dust and other particles are inevitably present in your garage, the Baseaire AirWerx 90 filter protects internal components from damage.

Automatic diagnostic system gives you troubleshooting tips with error codes

The dehumidifier is compact and portable with sturdy handles, allowing for flexible transportation within the garage.

The durable construction can last for years in your garage.


Get in Touch With Us 

Looking for more information about the Baseaire garage dehumidifier? Our dedicated customer service team is available Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm (PST). Call us at 1-888-641-8862 or email us at sales@baseaire.com. Discover the power of Baseaire for your basement, crawl space, garage, office and storage today!

BaseAire® AirWerx 35P Dehumidifier

Capacity: 70 PPD at Saturation , 35 PPD @ AHAM

Size for: 1000 sq.ft

Spare $69.91
Angebot$396.19 Regulärer Preis$466.10
BaseAire® AirWerx 55S Dehumidifier

Capacity: 120 PPD at Saturation, 55 PPD@AHAM

Size for: 1300 sq.ft

Spare $97.30
Angebot$551.36 Regulärer Preis$648.66
BaseAire® AirWerx 65XS Dehumidifier

Capacity: 120 PPD at Saturation, 55 PPD@AHAM

Size for: 1300 sq.ft

Spare $75.62
Angebot$680.49 Regulärer Preis$756.11