Humidity and storing paper manuals

woodelf bfranchuk at
Tue Jun 6 16:58:27 CDT 2006

Kelly Leavitt wrote:
> Has this been covered before? I have added a lot to my collection of Radio Shack manuals over the winter. It is now warm weather here on the east coast and that means lots of humidity.
> What are the reccomendations for humidity levels for long term storage of paper products. I have the dehumidifiers running and have it down to about 45%, but they're struggling to keep up. My basement is about 110 meters square and 2.2 meters high.
> Thanks,
> Kelly
It is the 100% humidity that will kill you. Unexpected basement flooding
is what you also need to worry about is a valid threat.

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