Posts Tagged ‘ventilation’

this image, courtesy of Raven Housing Trust, shows just how destructive condensation can be

Preventing Condensation Part1

  Here are our top 10 tips to reduce condensation……….   When taking a shower or a bath, keep the bathroom door closed and if there is an extractor  fitted, make sure it’s on. Don’t forget to pull the plug and drain the water out of the bath as soon as you’ve finished! Drying clothes on radiators generates […]

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Ventilation Faults in Period Homes – Condensation Part3

We’ve already seen ways of reducing condensation and also how period properties were originally built to avoid condensation but now let’s turn our attention to faults with the ventilation in period properties.  It should be noted that these “faults” weren’t part of the original build but have been introduced either by the occupants actions or inaction […]

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Condensation in Period Homes – Condensation Part 2

We’ve already looked in our previous blog at the sources of condensation, but now let’s turn our attention to how its controlled in period properties. By looking at how our fore fathers controlled moisture in their homes, we should be able to find clues as to how we can alleviate condensation in the same properties […]

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Condensation – Top Tips

    Autumn is approaching and it’s that time of the year again – yes condensation is back! Here are some simple tips to reduce condensation……….   When taking a shower or a bath, keep the bathroom door closed and if there is an extractor  fitted, make sure it’s on. Don’t forget to pull the plug and […]