Condensation on windows / Discussions

Is Condensation on Windows a bad sign?

...condensation on our windows just a part of living in Michigan in winter? Condensation on double-glazed windows in cold climates is fairly common unfortunately. ...

Posted by Greg Olmstead Dec. 12, 2019, 6:21 a.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

Is it normal that condensation forms on the windows of my new home?

...condensation with double-pane than triple pane, and more when the air in the home has a higher relative humidity (RH). To understand all about condensation on w...

Posted by Kevin Newman April 19, 2017, 10:30 a.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?

...oncrete? Is there any damp proofing spray on the exterior wall, and or a dimple membrane? Do you get condensation on windows in the home? All are factors to c...

Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses

What windows should you use when trying to build a Passive House?

...windows will be warmer than doubles, so less condensation will form which will help safeguard the interior wood. here are a few other pages that may be of val...

Posted by Raoul Lions Jan. 25, 2019, 2:18 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

How to fix condensation on ceilings?

...Condensation in the home is bad news for sure, but for the moment you have two subjects here. One is the condensation issues , the second is the roof ventilatio...

Posted by Jessica Sadler Nov. 13, 2019, 11:48 a.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

Can I add Larsen Trusses and cellulose to 1920s House in Minneapolis?

...on whether or not this is a one or two person job. We rested our exterior insulation panels on the exterior insulation of the slab. Metal is a conductor, so k...

Posted by Ken Traefald Feb. 17, 2020, 2:30 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

Should I replace my skylights with solar tubes?

...one in a stairwell, and one in a bathroom. The bathroom one is definitely dripping with consensation post-shower, and the stairwell one is also showing condensa...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Nov. 30, 2018, 9:32 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

How to insulate an apartment you don't own?

...onship is with the landlord. May we ask your city or climate zone ? Your winter conditions may affect what we would recommend. For now, assuming a reasonably ...

Posted by Teresa Cunningham Oct. 21, 2019, 3 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a home from the outside?

...ons where homes are more frequently air conditioned. You didn’t mention a location, but wherever you are I would recommend going easy on the air conditioning ...

Posted by Sylvie Gagnon Dec. 12, 2017, 11:58 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Is it OK putting 1 inch of EPS under vinyl siding with no wall insulation good?

...on the amount : How much insulation do you need for green home construction? I would certainly propose more insulation, and to specifically answer your ques...

Posted by Roger Smith Nov. 12, 2019, 6:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses

How do I get rid of carpenter ants?

...on of moisture. Remove stumps, dead trees, branches and any other rotting vegetation close to your home. Check the condition of the foundation and exterio...

Posted by Shawn B Nov. 14, 2017, 10:27 a.m. Pest control 1 Responses