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Have you thought of a bathroom window film? It's very easy to put there, and it works really nicely. I mean one of these: They come in a variety of patterns, from plain to very fancy. I think they are easier to apply than the sprays (I've put them on couple windows without any problems). They are made to be in the bathroom so they last long, and the ...


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I have not tried it, But I have seen the glass frosting spray a lot. I think it would be a desirable option, since you still get good light through the glass. glass frosting spray


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If you have to paint the window try putting the paint on the outside of the glass. This way the inside where you clean more will still be "smooth as glass" because it will still be glass. On the other hand there are partially opaque films that you can get that apply from the inside of the glass. They are plastic and clean easily. Plus they are intrinsically ...


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The two main reasons I know of for condensation in an attic are a lack of air circulation from soffit to ridge vent and air leakage from the house typically due to an improperly vented exhaust fan or insufficient vapor barrier between the insulation and top of the ceiling. I'd focus on the first cause by making sure your soffits are vented and there's a ...


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What is happening, you have diagnosed correctly, in my opinion. How to fix it, not so well. The standard projection for chimneys from roofs is "2 feet above any part of the roof within 10 feet", or in this case, 2 feet above the ridge. You need to extend the "actual chimney" to meet this (IMHO) not cut down the sleeve to meet the "too short chimney." The ...


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It sounds like further investigation is required to be certain about the cause of the problem. For example, is the stain wet or dry - was it caused by a one-time water spill or is it a continuing problem. An unbiased third party like a home inspection company could provide assistance by using an infrared camera to "see" the temperature difference between ...


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-30 C is really cold and typically very dry - I don't see how this could be condensation next- who runs a water pipe in an attic? why would you run a water pipe in an attic? Is we saying they ran a hot air conduit through the attic? even if he did- cold air is dry so there is no condensation. Interior heated air might have condensation in the hot air ...


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What kind of pipes are in the attic space? There should not be any water pipes otherwise you have a risk of burst pipes. It sounds like there is a problem with the vapour barrier having gaping holes and missing or insufficient insulation. A common problem with attic fans is that the ductwork is cold and when the fan is switched on for showering, then the ...



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