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        I live near Tampa, Florida and every time we have high humidity my front porch gets soaking wet, hoy can I fix this problem. (if it can be fix)
         
        Posts: 1 | Registered: Feb 01, 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Really need to know more about the situation, but I am guessing you have a cement slab porch. The water is condensing on the cool cement from the warm, moist air. Not a lot of practical solutions that I am aware of. Tearing out the porch and building one that allows circulation under it might help. An impractical solution would be to imbed heat strip. Hopefully someone will come up with a better solution.
         
        Posts: 1003 | Location: Alabama | Registered: Sep 28, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Is your porch enclosed? Screened in?


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        Posts: 721 | Location: Cary, NC | Registered: Aug 17, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        The only simple solution I can think of is to install a porch ceiling fan.

        You have cool concrete and high humidity. Put the two together and you are going to have moisture condensing on it.


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        Posts: 10303 | Location: Knoxville, Tennessee | Registered: Sep 27, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Not much you can do about the heavy dew. Just be glad it isn't white and 24" deep.
         
        Posts: 841 | Location: Rogers City, MI | Registered: Sep 25, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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