While I have not done an exhaustive search on GBA, I can tell that basements and airflow/ventilation are a popular topic. I live in a ranch style home in Northeastern Ohio that has a full unfinished attic and full unfinished basement. The house is heated with a boiler and baseboard heat. Prior to this summer, the house had no ductwork. In April we had AC installed with all the ductwork being installed in the attic. We also had our home waterproofed. To be clear, we had a company dig around the outside perimeter of the house and replace all the old clay drainage tile.
My question is this. My basement has no ductwork. It does have a few baseboard heaters. We would like to put a bedroom downstairs but I am worried about air quality and air flow. What would be the most cost-effective way to ensure air quality?
Thank you, Kimberly
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