I've been living in the same house for over 25 years.
Last year I noticed that my dehumidifier was pulling over a gallon of
water each day. This was much more than I was used to ( 1-2 gal a
This summer its pulling out 2-3 gallons a day and the temp/humidity of
my basement is 80 degrees @ 70% humidity. The dehumidifier is
constantly on and it hasn't rained here for a few days (although days
I checked all of my leaders and gutters. OK
The only thing I can think of is that there is a drain pipe that leads
from the kitchen and laundry room that runs under my basement concrete
floor to the sewer drain at the front of the house. Is it possible
that this pipe is broken ? Would this lead to moisture under the
house? And if so can I test the pipe and fix it?
Thanks in advance for your time and help.