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Old 03-30-2011, 10:33 PM   #1
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Yes, walls sweat. Minimizing temperature and humidity differences can help, but every spring I am faced with some amount of this. Warm wet spring air will condense on the cool walls.
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Welcome to the forum! Where are the walls, what is the wall finish material, etc. Keep them warmer.

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Yes, walls sweat. Minimizing temperature and humidity differences can help, but every spring I am faced with some amount of this. Warm wet spring air will condense on the cool walls.
I also have a pretty unique situation. 16 inch thick brick walls in my 200 year old farm house have low thermal inertia. Once the weather warms up outside it takes them 4-6 weeks to catch up. Which is nice for being able to hold off on turning on the A/C.
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