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Many Midwestern homeowners encounter sweaty house windows in the winter months. While window condensation can seem like a minor problem, it can lead to severe issues.
Why Is Condensation Bad On Windows?
Windows condensate in the winter when a home’s warm, humid air meets the window’s cold surface. Condensation on windows in cold weather can damage the frame and surrounding walls. Window condensation can also create mold, fungus and dry rot. Eliminating winter window condensation ensures that the health of your family remains intact.
Reasons Why Condensation Happens In Windows
Home Humidity Levels Are Too High
Healthy home humidity levels in the winter are different than the summer. As the outdoor