Re: Basement is humid, Also floor is uneven
If the basement walls are painted and you have high humidity there may be moisture issues.
I have a feeling it is just some paint thrown over the concrete walls. We are looking to re-paint the walls a kind of a light creamy flat color, so that it won't reflect light.
The basement is also pretty humid. Do you think a simple dehumidifier would take care of this problem?
There are many folks using masonry paints to try and seal leaking foundations from the inside.
Definitely use a dehumidifier to try and keep the humidity down. If you find it's running constantly for an extended period then you have to look for the source of the high humidity.
You need to control the humidity level first before you invest time and money finishing the basement.
If you decide to use hardwood or laminate flooring make sure to check the manufacturer's specification regarding the recommended humidity level for the product. Measure the value in your space to ensure it isn't higher since these products will be greatly affected by moisture and expand.
Regarding the floor .... it's hard to tell from here ... if it's cracked all around the low spot this might indicate it has sunk.
The methods jkirk mentions .... self leveling cement or sleepers and shims would work.
However...... it may also be the low spot may be a slope toward a floor drain.
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