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When warm moist air comes in contact with a cold surface condensation forms. Knew someone with this problem. The problem they have is most likely the windows are too thin. Double pane windows come with different sized gaps. Lots of info on different ways condensation can form on the Wikipedia page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insulated_glazing
There are two things working together to make water condense on the windows. The house is humid, and the windows are cold (even well-insulated windows will usually be the coldest thing in the house because of the low R-value compared to walls and ceilings). To prevent the condensation, you can remove the humidity or make the windows warmer. Removing ...
Not to be rude but just head over to wikipedia and checkout condensation, dew point etc. Two things they can do: Lower their humidifier. I live in CO and keep my house around 35% RH in winter with a humidifier. Without a humidifier it would drop to around 15%RH. Get better windows. Triple pane windows are not uncommon in mountain/very cold climates. ...
As far as I know there is no "easy" method that works. You have to strip the bricks down to that level and replace the flashing. Of course, this makes it an excellent time to consider how much you are or are not in love with brick veneer, since that's removing most of it. If you use a more durable flashing (lead is nice) you might get more than 60 years out ...
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