Originally Posted By: Rusty Rothrock
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I don't get much of a chance to view / or respond to the message board that often because of my heavy inspection work load. Had some time this morning to cruise the message board a little and I ran across your humidity problem.
All of the previous comments are correct, you obviously have too much humidity inside your condo. You didn't mention if you have a humidifier unit hooked up to your heating system. It sounds like you have a forced air Aquatherm type unit (using hot water from the gas hot water tank). If you do have a humidifier, it should be set at 25-30% during the heating season. I tell my clients that when they start to see condensation on the windows to turn back their humidifier a little.
It does take time for humidity to dissipate in a new house, all the paint, all the wood, the sheetrock, everything has moisture in it. But the biggest thing that nobody has mentioned is all the concrete in your unit which takes a very long time to cure. My parents bought a condo in Florida many years ago and had a humidity problem as well. This condo had poured concrete walls, floors, and ceilings. In their case it was some 6-8 months after moving in before the humidity problem finally disappeared. I don't know how much concrete you have but this is a major source of releasing humidity into the air. It just takes a long time for concrete to cure.
Hope this helps you some. Have a wonderful Holiday Season.