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  1. 2)If you don’t want to invest in a humidistat, another
    way to control mold when you’re away is by setting the air conditioner thermostat to around 78º to 80º F, with the fan set at “auto.” While it requires no additional investment, using the thermostat to control humidity is less energy efficient than a humidistat.

  2. 3)And last, the most economical way to prevent mold in a vacant home is by using stand-alone dehumidifiers instead of your central air conditioner. The rule of thumb is one for every 1,000 square feet. This option, however,  requires the most additional investment.


While we hope you find this series of articles about home inspection helpful, they should not be considered an alternative to an actual home inspection by a local inspector. Also, construction standards vary in different parts of the country and it is possible that important issues related to your area may not be covered here.
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