Help with outdoor moisture issue

Old 12-22-15, 01:35 PM
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Help with outdoor moisture issue

Have an odd issue at my new home. There is a carport off the side that is enclosed on two sides with painted cinder block and covered on top with 2 x 12's and plywood with a flat roof. The floor is concrete with a raised walkway around the back and one side.

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I notice when it rains for a period of time the walkway as well as the walls will be wet with moisture. At first I thought it was a leaking roof but it is not. The roof is sound. The moisture comes into the carport from the rain. Oddly, the floor which is not that old, stays dry. The raised walkway and the walls are what get wet.

On a day, after when it had rained, the fan trick got ride of the moisture in about an hour or so. Lower humidity at that point helped.

My question is, is there anything I can do to reduce it? I tried a strong fan today (it can be seen on the right side of the walkway near the door) but it only seemed to make the situation worse. It just got wetter in there.

Old 12-22-15, 02:23 PM
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It would seem to me that condensation is forming due to a difference in temperatures. I'm not sure there is anything you can do to prevent it.

Others may have a different take on the problem.

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