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Old 03-18-2012, 10:37 PM   #1
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Cold Water Pipe Condensation


All of a sudden, the cold water pipe in the basement has condensation all along the exposed parts. I noticed the floor was wet underneath in one spot so I'm wondering if there's a pinhole leak. How do these develop? Is it something I can fix myself and if so, how?

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Old 03-18-2012, 10:56 PM   #2
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More than likely it's just humidity. Wipe them dry and insulate. You would see a pinhole leak, and it wouldn't show along all the exposed areas.

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