How to Build a Dehumidifier?


A basic dehumidifier is fairly simple to build. Fill a 6-8 gallon bucket with about 30 pounds of rock salt. It should fill the bucket about halfway. Put a box fan on top of the bucket, facing down toward the rock salt. The rock salt will absorb all the moisture in the air. It is a slow process but it will work. To dry the rock salt, pour it in a thin layer on a tarp out in the sun. You may want to have 2 buckets set up so while one is drying you can still have the dehumidifier running with the second bucket.
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How to Make Your Own Dehumidifier
A dehumidifier removes moisture from the air reducing the chance of mold and mildew buildup. Dehumidifiers can reduce condensation buildup and improve the air quality inside a home. Dehumidifiers can be expensive and for those on a budget, an economical... More »
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