Ceramica floor tiles sweating/causing moisture problems.


Old 05-15-14, 09:02 PM
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Ceramic floor tiles sweating/causing moisture problems.

I purchased a home in Vt two years ago in the fall, the floors on the first floor are all ceramic tile with the exception of the bathroom which are vinyl. Last summer was the first full summer in the home and I noticed major moisture issues on the floor during the hotter/muggy parts of the day in the spring and summer months. Not to mention some patches of mold...Well I figured out that the mold was the dust on the floor that had gotten wet when the tiles would sweat so that problem is fixed.

Now my biggest concern with the house is the sweating floors and how I can prevent or at least diminish the amount of moisture my floors produce in order to keep me sane and to prevent my furniture and grout from becoming damaged? Any ideas or thoughts?
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Old 05-16-14, 03:08 AM
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Welcome to the forums! Do you have air conditioning? Do you have dehumidifier(s) set up. Removing the moisture is your best solution. Warm moist air will cause condensation if it is not moving or removed entirely.
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