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Dri-Z-Air Product FAQ
Can I use Dri-Z-Air as a Boat Dehumidifier?
  Absolutely. Dri-Z-Air was designed to dehumidify small enclosed spaces. It needs little monitoring and works on it's own. It's odorless and non-flammable. It's very easy to use. Remember the 10 x 10 Rule. 1 Unit for every 10 x 10 space you are trying to protect. Remember to remove the Dri-Z-Air before you move or use your boat. The liquid will continue to collect moisture if it's spilled. Use 2 units for a 20' boat, 3 for a 30' boat, you get the idea.
Can I use Dri-Z-Air as a Dehumidifier in my RV?
  Absolutely. Dri-Z-Air was designed to dehumidify small enclosed spaces. It's perfect for an R.V. or Camping Trailer. It needs little monitoring and works on it's own. It's odorless and non-flammable. It's very easy to use. Remember the 10 x 10 Rule. 1 Unit for every 10 x 10 space you are trying to protect. A 35' Motorhome should use 3 units. 1 in the front, one in the middle & one in the back. Be sure to place each unit at varying heights to maximize it's efficiency. Remember to remove the Dri-Z-Air before you move or use your R.V.. The liquid will continue to collect moisture if it's spilled.
Do I need to empty the collection bucket before all of the white pellets are dissolved?
  No, The collected liquid will not evaporate and will continue to collect moisture. Once all of the pellets are dissolved, empty the bucket and refill the basket.
How do I clean up if some of the liquid spills?
  To clean up a spill, use plain cold water only. If the liquid spills on a carpet, the manufacture reccomends you use a Wet/Dry Vaccum and Vaccum up all the spills you can. Then soak the spot with cold water and vaccum it up. Repeat this procedure several times to dilute the solution. Let the carpet dry and if it stays dry, the spill has been cleaned up. If it gets damp again, repeat the procedure.
How do I dispose of the liquid in the Dri-Z-Air unit after all the crystals have dissolved?
  If you are on a city sewer system, dump the liquid down the toilet. If you are on a septic system, place the collected liquid in a plastic jug and dispose it I your garbage. Do not dump it in your holding tank as the liquid can be corrosive to metal.
How do I remove that Musty Smell from my Carpet?
  First you need to determine whether or not you have a leak that is causing the moisture to build up in a certain area. Fix the leak first! If you have Pets, you may have an entirely different problem. Pet Stains almost always have an ammonia smell associated with them. If this isn't your case, you may have a house that doesn't "breath" well, that is, excess moisture is having a tough time exiting your house so it collects in certain points of a room. Dri-Z-Air can help by reducing the amount of excess moisture from the air. Excess moisture is one of the reasons a house or room can smell "Musty". Dri-Z-Air is an inexpensive choice to the more expensive, mechanical dehumidifiers. Dri-Z-Air will remove excess moisture which should clear up that "Musty" smell you've been experiencing. Depending on the size of your room, we recommend 1 Dri-Z-Air unit for every 10x10 space you are trying to protect. You can experiment with several units (They are refillable and you only have to buy the unit once). Place several units at varying heights for maximum efficiency. You'll be surprised after finding water in the bucket after a couple of days.
How does Dri-Z-Air Remove Moisture from the Air?
  The Dri-Z-Air Unit was designed for air to circulate around the entire basket which contains Crystals that absorb excess moisture from the air. This patented design works better than most competitive products and needs little maintenance or monitoring. It's odorless, non-flammable, and Non-Electric. Because the process is gradual, excess moisture is slowly removed from the environment. During the first week of use, you will notice little droplets of water in the bucket, the second week, more water will be present until the 3rd or 4th week when you will notice a significant amount of water in the bucket. Once the Crystals are gone, empty the bucket and re-supply the basket with a new bag of Crystals. If your bucket fills in less than 3 weeks, add another unit to the room to balance out the collection of moisture (You may have more moisture in the room than one unit can handle.) All Units come with one 13 ounce package of refill crystals. If you run out of Crystals, you can order more from our online store.
How many Dri-Z-Air's do I need to adequately remove moisture from the air?
  We recommend using 1 Dri-Z-Air unit for every 10x10 space you are trying to protect. If you are protecting a 35' Motor Home, use 3 Units, one at the front, one in the middle and one in the back. Be sure to place the units at varying heights to maximize the effectiveness of each unit. Be sure to remove the Dri-Z-Air unit(s) before you move or transport your RV. The liquid will continue to collect moisture if it's spilled. Boat & RV Application Guidelines:

Boat & RV Application Guidelines:

Length of Boat, RV or Trailer
Number of Dri-Z-Air Dehumidifier Units
10'
1
15' to 20'
2
20' to 30'
3
30' to 40'
4
40' to 50'
5
50' to 60'
6
60' to 70'
7
70' to 80'
8
80' to 90'
9
90' to 100'
10
100' +
Add 1 Unit for every 10 x 10 area you are trying to protect
How many units or devices do I need to protect a room?
  Each unit or device is designed to protect an area based upon Cubic Feet of Air Space. Since most of you know the square footage of your room, boat or RV, you can easily convert square footage into cubic feet using the following formula: (cubic feet) = (square feet) (height in feet). If you don't know how to figure out square footage for a particular area use the following formula: The formula for Square feet is: length width. Add in the height of the room and you'll have the total cubic feet for the area. Each of our product descriptions indicates the particular cubic area it was designed to protect. When in doubt, size up to a larger model to be sure you have adequate coverage.
How to get rid of Mildew in your basement?
  The first thing to consider is where the problem is coming from. Narrowing in on the source will help you develop a plan to eradicate or control the amount of moisture in your basement. If you have a consistent leak or seepage coming through your basement wall, you may want to contact a Water Damage or Leak Professional who can assist you in determining how the Water is coming from the Outside of your house into your basement. Most basements do have some moisture and poor air circulation which leads to Mildew and that "Musty" Basement smell we all hate and loath.

We recommend 1 Dri-Z-Air Unit for every 10 X 10 space you are trying to protect. We also recommend placing several units in your basement at varying heights so you can maximize the benefits Dri-Z-Air offers.

You can apply the same methodology to ANY room you are trying to protect. Dri-Z-Air helps reduce the Mildew in your basement by removing excess moisture from the air. If you have a consistent leak that is causing the Mildew, you should consult a Professional to assist you in correcting the problem. Dri-Z-Air works great for most basements that do not have a major water leak or problem.
I have a musty smelling crawlspace, Can Dri-Z-Air help?
  Absolutely! Dri-Z-Air was designed to work in small, enclosed spaces. It's an excellent choice for crawlspaces or other enclosed areas that have excess moisture in the air. It needs little monitoring and works on its own.
I have Mildew in my Closet, can Dri-Z-Air help?
  Dri-Z-Air was designed for use in small enclosed spaces. Putting a Dri-Z-Air in your Closet will help keep moisture out of your clothes, books, and other precious items. My family has used Dri-Z-Air in their closet for years.
I have Mold & Mildew in my Bathroom, Can Dri-Z-Air help?
  If your bathroom doesn't have a fan & you usually open the window to let the moist air escape, Dri-Z-Air can help. Even after you close your window, there is still a good amount of moisture in the air that can cause Mold or Mildew in your Bathroom. I currently use 1 Dri-Z-Air Unit on the floor behind my toilet and it has been working well to reduce the condensation on my windows and the Musty smell stagnant moisture produces.
My Basement smells Musty, Can Dri-Z-Air help?
  Absolutely! Dri-Z-Air is used by many home owners to dehumidify their basements and storerooms. It's easy to use and needs little monitoring. Simply empty the bucket once it becomes full and refill the crystals. That's it! Be careful not to spill the liquid as it will continue to collect moisture if it's spilled. I place a plastic tray under mine just in case some of the crystals fall out.
My Boat has bad breath, what should I do?
  Boats & Water are a great thing, unless the water sticks around the inside of your boat while it's idle in storage. Dri-Z-Air is used in thousands of boats across the country during storage and lay up to reduce the amount of moisture in the interior or cabin. Depending upon the size of your boat, stick with the 10x10 rule, 1 unit for every 10x10 space you are trying to protect. Using Dri-Z-Air will help reduce the amount of moisture in your boat during storage. Most often, it's this moisture that causes your boat to smell "Musty", especially if your boat has been in storage for a while. Be sure to remove the Dri-Z-Air unit(s) before you move or transport your boat. The liquid will continue to collect moisture if it's spilled.
My clothing has Mildew on it, Can Dri-Z-Air help?
  Absolutely. We carry two products that can assist you in removing excess moisture from the air safely and effectively.

Closet Moisture

If you store your clothing in a closet, place 1 Dri-Z-Air unit on the closet floor. Closets generally don't have good air circulation which can lead to condensation build up. Dri-Z-Air will remove excess moisture from the enclosed environment which will reduce the amount of moisture which can cause mold or mildew damage in clothing. It's non-electric and odorless. You'll be surprised at how much moisture collects in less than 1 month.

Storage Lockers or Trunks

If you use a storage locker or trunk to store your clothing and formal wear, use 1 or 2 - 8 oz packages of DRIERITE Desiccant in the storage container prior to closing the trunk or locker for the season. Our 8 oz packages of desiccant are ideal for enclosed areas and safe to use around clothing or food items. 2 packages of desiccant will last 2-3 months depending on the amount of moisture in the air.
Our College Students Dorm Room smells musty and has a lot of moisture in the air, can Dri-Z-Air help?
  Absolutely. Dri-Z-Air was designed to de-humidify small enclosed spaces. If your Son or Daughter lives on the East Coast without air conditioning, consider buying 1-2 Dri-Z-Air units to help remove excess moisture from the air.
Our Garage has condensation or moisture in it, can Dri-Z-Air help?
  Absolutely. Garage condensation & moisture damage is more common than you think. Garages are typically where you store your sporting goods and other in-frequently used items. If you park your car in the garage after it rains, moisture and condensation comes in with your car and typically end up on the floor. This moisture has to go somewhere. If you store anything in the garage, especially your Golf Clubs, moisture or condensation can cause these items to rust or even worse, cause mold or mildew damage. Help prevent moisture damage and put several Dri-Z-Air's to use in your garage or storage shed to protect your valuable items in storage. It's worth the small investment and piece of mind.
Should I add more pellets to the basket before they are all dissolved?
  No, the collection units are designed to work with 1 bag of 13oz pellets. If you add more, you may disrupt the collection process and the bucket might overflow. Please wait for ALL of the pellets to dissolve, empty the bucket and then refill the unit.
Why use Dri-Z-Air instead of an Electric Dehumidifier?
  Most likely, the reason you are here is a result of a moisture problem. Dri-Z-Air costs much less than an electric dehumidifying device and is a sensible alternative to purchasing a full blown electric dehumidifier for your house, RV, Crawlspace or Boat. Dri-Z-Air was designed for smaller, enclosed spaces that have excess moisture in them. With that in mind, you will want to focus your application of Dri-Z-Air in areas that are smaller in your home like your Closet, Attic, Under the stairs etc. If your trying to Dehumidify a 1,500 sqaure foot home, you will need a full blown electric dehumidifier to do the job adequately. If you are trying to dehumidify one or two rooms, a Boat, RV, or Trailer, Dri-Z-Air is an excellent choice. You will need to purchase 1 Dri-Z-Air unit for every 10 x 10 space you are trying to protect.