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Condensation collecting on AC hoses in condo attic

Can I use foam ****-tubing to cover these hoses to absorb drips? Now, wrapped with black tape.

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  • Avis Yvonne Grant Sep 11, 2008

    Gee, thanks Harvey. This condo was built in 1965 and it is no surprise that I have drips.....just cannot afford a new AC right now but sooner or later will be forced to replace. Maintenance has been done every few years. Perhaps, the ****-foam insulation will be a temporary fix.

    Grateful to have my daughter send me to you!

  • Avis Yvonne Grant Sep 11, 2008

    OH, HAPPY DAY......... Harvey, you have lifted my spirits with your hopeful and positive comment.

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Hi zimexlady

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber

Your question is can you use foam ****-tubing to cover these hoses to absorb drips? Now, wrapped with black tape

YES! The tubing doesn't absorb drips, it insullates the pipes against the humidity. I'm surprised it was not insullated to begin with as that is required for this very reason! When insullating don't leave any gaps and you'll be fine.

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Harvey your Master Plumber

Posted on Sep 11, 2008

  • Harvey Goldberg Sep 11, 2008

    Hi again zimexlady



    Thank you for responding.

    I think you'll find the a/c is not original. No mater, The drips don't indicate that the unit is failing, only that it needs insullation. It's a good bet that with continued regular maintenance it will last.



    Feel free contact me again!
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    Thank you,
    Harvey your Master Plumber

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