A little bit of condensation on and around your windows isn’t a serious issue, but it can become one if you don’t take appropriate action and let it spiral out of control.
Eventually, mould and mildew can establish itself and this can impact your health, causing respiratory problems, allergies and irritations etc.
Deal with it now, before it’s too late.
Thankfully, it isn’t too hard to solve, and can be tackled with a few easy steps:
To fight off condensation in rooms that regularly get humid e.g. kitchen and bathroom, it’s all about getting your ventilation right.
So, before you begin cooking food on the hob or taking a hot shower or bath, open a window or two to allow fresh air to filter in from the outdoors.
Make use of any extractor fan that you have too, and maybe invest in a humidifier.
Hang your washing outside
Let’s hope for an Indian summer, and if that happens, use it to your advantage by leaving your clothes to dry on your outdoor washing line, rather than on your radiators.
Sometimes you have no option but to use your radiators, but this can raise humidity levels and cause a build up of moisture.
Again, just leave some windows open when your radiators are being used.
Maintain a consistent temperature
Those water droplets appear on your windows when warm air hits the cold glass surface.
They’re less likely to manifest if rather than keep turning your heating up and down, you just keep your heating on at a low level.
This will increase the temperature of the glass surfaces, minimising the chances of condensation happening.
If you’re still experiencing condensation after following the above pieces of advice, your windows probably need upgrading, which will definitely be the case if they’re only single glazed.
Speak to County about the installation of new energy efficient double or triple glazed window replacements. Contact us here.
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