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Using the basement as shelter-in place

Can we shelter-in-place using the entire basement area? Is the basement dangerous because the vapors will settle in low ares of the house?


If your basement offers the easiest location to tape and seal all windows and doors, then it may be the best location for your family even though it is below ground.

Since each opening will require time to seal it off, minimizing the number that you will need to seal will shorten the time it takes to reduce airflow into the room. The room should be easy to get to and provide adequate space for family members.

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Tue, 06/25/2013 - 10:16