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. Windows and doors 1 Responses

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

...condensation on insulation side of VB in two areas, about ten feet each, one on an original basement wall, one on a section of new. Condensation was ground-leve...

Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 39 Responses

How do you stop high condensation in a house?

...condensation on walls can bring. This page is a great place to start understanding what is going onCondensation on windows in homes - Why is it there? How ...

Posted by Milly Bassier Sept. 27, 2021, 8:56 a.m. Walls and Roofs 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

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 two other pages that may be of value...

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

Should our HRV keep our humidity lower than 40%, even in the cold months?

...condensation on windows, is that there can be a number of causes. 40% RH isn’t unusual, and at -30C its not a surprise you’re seeing condensation form. Your HRV...

Posted by Kim Clement Feb. 8, 2021, 5:43 p.m. Ventilation 5 Responses

My window drips when I run my air conditioning. What is the fix?

...on and mostly clear it up for anyone else reading, since condensation on windows on this inside is a very different matter. Air conditioning systems don’t just ...

Posted by Sean Sullivan Aug. 27, 2020, 10:36 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 5 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

Is installing a venting skylight to release hot air from my a home a good idea?

...onal energy costs and often costly maintenance issues from water damage, whether that is due to leaking or condensation on the inside. Have a read on that artic...

Posted by Fred Velsen Aug. 28, 2021, 11:10 a.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

What causes moisture on a ceiling in winter?

...Condensation on walls and windows - what causes it and how to fix it This page as well about winter preparations covers the topic of condensation forming on w...

Posted by Cheri Banet Jan. 23, 2020, 10:22 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How to insulate an apartment you don't own?

...oncerned about is the only exterior wall in the apartment, it has one window and one door. And it's in my bedroom so appearance isn't that important (I'll shut ...

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

Best small ventilation HRV or ERV for a camper van or tiny house?

...onverted vans . I had been researching HVAC for camper conversions for so long and did not know about this product. I followed up with Lunos based on your c...

Posted by Ron Timmins June 6, 2020, 8:05 a.m. Tiny house 5 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

Why do I have condensation on my ceiling and how do I fix it?

...on as well as ventilation. Here are two pages that spell out each problem, have a read and see if they answer your questions – Condensation on walls and windo...

Posted by bruce chambers Nov. 5, 2021, 5:42 p.m. Walls and Roofs 3 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

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

I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?

...condensation will form. I really don't want to add insulation on to the outside of the studs due to all windows would have to be reset. I know doing this would ...

Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 12 Responses