Windows don't manufacture water. Windows do not cause condensation. Windows
serve as visible areas for moisture to condense to warn you that there is
too much moisute in the air inside you house.
Double-glazed and triple-glazed windows will reduce the condensation on your
windows by keeping the inside surface of the glass at a warmer temperature.
HOWEVER, this only eliminates the _warning sign_ of excess humidity, not the
problem itself. The problem of excess humidity must still be eliminated at
You must control indoor humidity. Controling the sources of humidity will
help quite a bit. Such as: Venting gas burners & clothes dryers to the
outside will force any humidity created by these items to the outside air.
Installing exhaust fans in the kitchen & bathroom, the two major sources of
humidity in a home. Controlling or covering other sources of humidity
(radiator water pans, fish tanks, large numbers of plants etc) will also
help. If a problem humidity still persists, installing a dehumidifier should
reduce your indoor humidity to an acceptable level.
Ventilation is the key to controlling indoor humidity. Putting a check on
excessive humidity will help lessen any condensation problem. Notice that
many of the remedies mentioned involve some type of ventilation. It's an
easy solution that many people overlook.
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