Posted by Jorge on October 28th, 2011
Working in accounting here at Sylvane, I don’t always have the opportunity to get a closer look at our products and get a feel for how they work in real-life situations. But this is exactly what happened when I needed a dehumidifier to help clean-up after a recent indoor flood on my rental property. On the recommendation of our sales manager, I decided to purchase a Danby dehumidifier.
I own a 1,150-square-foot house that is rented out. My tenant had only been in the house for a week when I received a call that the water pipe connected to the master bathroom toilet had been leaking for hours—perhaps even days. As a result, all three bedrooms in the house were flooded. It’s a ranch-style house on concrete slab, so the water had nowhere to go but deep into my carpets. I needed a solution that would dry the area fast and restore the house back to good condition for my tenant.
Posted by Ivey on August 12th, 2010
On August 2, NBC’s Today Show aired a great segment on finding and removing mold from your home with advice from the DIY Network’s John DeSilvia. In the segment, DeSilvia points out that summer time is peak season for mold growth, which can cause a variety of health issues including respiratory problems and allergy flare-ups.
DeSilvia suggests looking for leaky pipes, condensation, and other wet or humid areas inside your home to determine if there is a mold problem. If you don’t see any potentially damp areas or actual mold but still think you may have a problem, consider purchasing a Mold Test Kit or a Toxic Mold Test Kit. Both of these do-it-yourself test kits will provide a comprehensive analysis of mold in your home. Plus, all the materials you will need and the lab fees are included in the cost of the kit.
Posted by Ivey on June 4th, 2010
As a lifelong resident of the Southeastern United States, I am all too familiar with the delicate balance of humidity and coolness necessary to stay comfortable during steamy summer months. To achieve this harmony, many people look for air treatment solutions such as dehumidifiers to remove uncomfortable and potentially harmful excess moisture from their homes. With so many of these appliances on the market, how do you know which one is the best value?
A leading consumer reporting agency recently ranked two Danby dehumidifiers offered by Sylvane among their top picks for efficient, cost-effective moisture removal options. The Danby DDR6009REE ranked among the top five for large-capacity dehumidifiers, and the Danby DDR5009REE ranked among the top five as well for medium-capacity dehumidifiers.