How to address basement water pipe condensation issues?


Old 06-15-15, 09:41 PM
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How to address basement water pipe condensation issues?

Hello all,

I have found the basement water pipe is full of water drips and starts to form water puddle on the ground.

I saw some people mentioned 1> use foam wrap on all pipes 2> use dehumidifier.

Question> What is the best way to avoid the issue?

Thank you
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Old 06-15-15, 10:19 PM
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Anytime hot humid air hits something cold you'll get condensation.

The least expensive way to alleviate the problem is to use the split foam to cover the copper pipes.
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I have been dealing with the same issue the last couple of weeks. Foam insulation made no difference since the humidity was at 89%. The fix was to close off the vents, seal the crawl space as best I could and buy a dehumidifier. In just 1 week the humility dropped to 50% and crawl space is bone dry.
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must reduce the humidity with a dehumidifier. 50-55%
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