Most condensation problems can be solved by taking action to prevent the build up of warm, damp air that causes condensation. Generally this is a two step process, principally you should attempt to reduce the amount of humid air you release into the property and secondly you should try to improve the ventilation to keep rooms fresh and dry.
However, more serious and persistent condensation problems may require professional solutions in order to ensure that the issue is properly dealt with.
Before calling in damp and condensation specialists such as ourselves, there are a lot of solutions you can try first to try and alleviate the problem.
We suggest that you follow our hints and tips about things you can do around the home in order to alleviate your condensation problems. You might be surprised at how big an impact some simple lifestyle changes such as ensuring your air vents are unblocked and keeping the lid over pots and pans when cooking can have when it comes to reducing condensation.
Our page on DIY condensation solutions page is helpfully divided into sections on:
If you have exhausted the free DIY solutions and your condensation issues persist then it might be time to speak to a damp and condensation specialist.
At Peter Cox, we have been at the forefront of condensation related solutions since 1951. We are passionate about fixing nasty damp ridden environments and providing fresh, clean and dry air within a property. It is the reason why we have a range of eco-friendly and innovative solutions to suit the exact nature of your condensation problem.
Once applied to your walls, our anti condensation paint prevents condensation by creating a thermal barrier and controlling heat flow so moisture from saturated air won’t form condensation on walls, this in turn inhibits mould and fungal growth.
The thermal properties of the anti condensation can also allow homeowners to make a potential saving on their energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint.
Our positive pressure ventilation units will eliminate condensation worries by effectively ventilating every room in the house from a position on the landing or in the hallway of a property. The system operates at a whisper quiet level circulating clean fresh and dry air around the building, transforming stagnant and stale environments into healthy, refreshing rooms.
Our heat recovery ventilation units are the perfect solution for combating condensation in high humidity areas of the house. The units not only extract damp moist air from the room, but the state of the art heat exchange system means that up to 75% of the heat that would be lost to the outside with conventional fans is actually recovered allowing you to save on energy costs. Style and innovation combined, yet so simple and incredibly efficient, our heat recovery ventilation units are ideal to prevent condensation in bathrooms and kitchens.
If you are struggle to get to grips with a condensation problem, then we are here to help.
Our highly trained and fully qualified surveyors will always conduct a full and thorough inspection of the property before recommending the most suitable condensation solution to solve your particular issue.
Our condensation services have been approved and rated by the trade bodies that govern our industry such as the PCA, Which? and TrustMark amongst others, guaranteeing that you can have complete assurance and peace of mind that our condensation solutions will help you to solve your condensation problem.
We would first advise that you should take a look at our DIY condensation solutions to see if you can solve the problem by yourself, however, for homeowners who fell they might require ventilation solutions for their condensation problems then get in touch with our team of specialists. As market leaders in the industry and having accumulated over 65 years of experience helping our customers solve their condensation problems there really is no one better to talk to! Give us a call on 0800 633 5712 or click the button below to book a survey.
We would advise that if you are currently renting or otherwise do not own the property you live in then you should contact your landlord or local housing authority to inform them of your situation.
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