Condensation Inside Tarp-covered Outbuilding

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Old 10-08-11, 10:04 AM
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Condensation Inside Tarp-covered Outbuilding

Howdy. I just put up a tarp-covered outbuilding, specifically this one. I now find that while the thing keeps water out just fine, the condensation that forms on the ceiling of the INside is so drippy it renders the thing practically useless. I'm ignorant of vapor barriers, the physics of condensation and so forth, and was hoping there was some dirt-simple and dirt-cheap solution to this problem. Help!
 
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Old 10-08-11, 11:56 AM
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Well you can't change the laws of nature. I'm guessing you either need to introduce ventilation (blower motor) to keep the INSIDE from being more warm/humid than it is OUTSIDE or else get more tarps and cover up the things inside that you don't want to get wet.
 
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Old 10-08-11, 07:12 PM
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Was told today that a vapor barrier under the structure to keep moist air from the wet ground from rising and condensing on the ceiling would probably do the trick. Will try that one tomorrow.
 
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Old 10-08-11, 07:38 PM
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Let us know how it turns out!
 
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