If you've ever lived in a home with windows, then chances are you've experienced window condensation. While it's often an annoyance, window condensation can actually lead to some serious problems if not addressed. Today we'll take a look at what causes window condensation and how you can avoid it.
Condensation On The Inside of Your Windows
Condensation on the inside of your windows is most common during winter when the air inside the home is warm and the outside air is cold and dry. Everyday activities such as cooking and bathing can produce more condensation. To reduce the humidity inside your home, try:
Condensation On the Outside of Your Windows
Condensation or fogging on the outside of your windows is most common in the summer, or more specifically the monsoon season in northern Arizona. While this is not a very common occurrence here in Arizona, there are a few things you can do to mitigate the fogging from occurring:
Condensation Between the Window Panes
Condensation between the window panes is one of the most common problems that we see. It typically happens with older windows and doors but can occur in reasonably new windows that are exposed to extreme heat or cold as well. Fortunately, this problem is easy to avoid. When buying new replacement windows:
Window condensation can be a real hassle, but with the right knowledge and preparation, you can avoid it altogether. If you're in the market for new windows and doors, our team at Triple E Construction can help you find the perfect solution for your home. We'll work with you to choose products that will keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer, all while preventing window condensation from becoming an issue. Contact us today to get started!
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