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Old 04-02-2013, 04:10 PM   #1
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why is there frost and ice on the interior ceiling and walls of my garage what to do to prevent this

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Old 04-02-2013, 04:17 PM   #2
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Poor insulation and too much moisture.

What are you doing to generate moisture in an unconditioned space?

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Old 04-02-2013, 05:41 PM   #3
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Got to go back and add your location to your profile first!!!
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Without any real info, no pictures, how would anyone know why?
As mentioned, no ridge vent, no soffit vents, no insulation, no vaper barrier or insulation under the slab, no heat, slab and siding to low and your going to have moisture.
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Leave the car outdoors when it is wet.

We already know you don't live in Florida by the description of your problem so we don't need your address.
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That is strange.
Is this garage attached to your house? Is the frost on all 4 walls, or is it mostly in one particular area? Do you have anything like a dryer duct or bathroom exhaust that is exhausting into the garage?
As Windows suggested, you are getting frost because you have moist air in your garage. It condenses and freezes on the surfaces that are cold. We need to figure out where the moist air is coming from.
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Propane heater in garage? A lot of water is released when burning propane. Dew point is falling right on the wall surfaces. No insulation in walls?
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:26 AM   #7
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Propane heater in garage? A lot of water is released when burning propane. Dew point is falling right on the wall surfaces. No insulation in walls?
That is what I am thinking but we may never know.

There are so many drive by posters and while we may have answered their questions...I always want to know what the result was...

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