Can I Store My Drums in the Basement?

by M.G. Farris
(Atlanta, Ga USA)

Can you store a drum set in a basement that is unfinished without damaging the set?

Hi, M.G.--

It depends on where you live and how damp the basement gets. If it is not extremely high humidity, then a small de-humidifier would probably be sufficient.

Humidity along with changes in temperature can be extremely damaging to drums. Unless you live in a very dry climate, I would try to find a better place to store them.

Best Wishes,

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