Finding condensation in your home is a common problem for many homeowners across the UK. Whether it is a period property, new home or bungalow, the problems associated with condensation affect all of us.
Many of us wake up to streaming windows. especially in the winter and this is usually the first signs that you have a problem. It is one of the most troublesome, recurring problems that we have to deal with and its presence can have a debilitating effect on the occupiers of the dwelling.
If condensation occurs over a
prolonged period of time, other signs will start to appear such as damp patches on walls. peeling wallpaper and ultimately black mould growth .
As properties become increasingly energy conscious, we have looked for ways to save energy in our homes through insulation. draft proofing. double glazing and blocking off chimneys. all of which has increased the humidity within indoor air:
Don’t let this happen to your home!
Common signs of condensation:
Damp patches on walls, especially behind furniture and in corners
Roof Vents to Prevent Condensation
Damp, mould and condensation