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The system in our new house is setup so that in the winter the condensate from the heater drains through the washing machine drain.


I just had this very issue happen to me. It's been a cold few weeks and the drain going to the outside of the house must have started backing up slowly. The drain pan ended up freezing with a top layer of ice and then water spilled into the ceiling. Anyway, the answer to your heat cable issue for the drain pipe is the "easy heat freeze cable". You will ...


Another issue may be that my bathroom doesn't have an exhaust fan That's likely the primary issue. Excessive moisture in a short period of time finding it's way to the coldest surfaces. A dehumidifier won't help with that type of moisture issue. Short of a proper exhaust (or just a window) in the bath you are probably better off fixing the issue on the ...

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