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Old 01-20-2008, 09:15 AM   #1
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Moisture on walls


I live in Michigan and since the temperature outside has started to get colder I have noticed that we are getting moisture on the inside where the ceiling and walls meet. I have noticed a couple of spots that are high up on some high walls (these walls are open to the attic above). We also are getting moisture on the windows as well. The windows are vinyl with insulated glass and are only about 2 years old. The house is wood frame construction built in 1991 and is fairly well insulated, fiberglass in the walls and blown in insulation in the ceiling with insulated walls in a finished basement. Any suggestions as to what may be causing this? Thanks, Chris

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Old 01-20-2008, 09:37 AM   #2
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Moisture on walls


Probably high humidity in the house. It will tend to condense on anything cold. Thats assuming the insulation is up to par and no obvious air leaks.

Dehumidifier will help or improve the air circulation with some ceiling fans etc should help.

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