Solutions

Over the years, Damp Proofing Experts has established a reputation throughout Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset, Hampshire, Southampton, Portsmouth and the surrounding areas, as a company who are experts in condensation and provide effective solutions to condensation in any property. Damp Proofing Experts have devised a list of solutions to help our customers combat condensation within their property.

Formation of condensation on the cavity side surface of the outer glass:

  • Ensure the secondary frame seal is secured
  • Seal all secondary glass to the frame and ensure it is airtight
  • Drill breather holes into the frame that allows the passage of dry air and fill this with a simple filler that discourages dirt and insects
Condensation

Condensation in the room by the inner glass window

  • Ensure the room is well ventilated and has plenty of natural air flowing through the room whether this through a window, airbrick or another form of ventilation
  • When using gas or oil radiators make sure the room is well ventilated
  • Open a window every day to allow fresh air to circulate in the room
  • Block any unused fireplaces and ensure vents are well fitted
  • Place hoods over steam producing equipment like cookers which help air ventilation
  • Keep rooms such as bathroom and kitchen well ventilated
  • Draught proof all internal doors and keep them closed at all times
  • Keep the heating on at a constant temperature during cold weather
  • If possible, place radiators underneath windows which help maintain the temperature of the inner glass
  • Opening the curtains to allow free air passage is another great solution

Condensation in the cavity after the sun has shone

  • Remove the secondary glass pane and discard any desiccant
  • Connect the cavity to the outside by drilling holes
  • Carefully dry the frame area
  • Seal cracks and holes with a friendly compound or filler
  • Seal all wooden surfaces completely
  • Remove secondary pane and make all joints airtight

For further information on condensation solutions for your property, do not hesitate to contact Damp Proof Experts today. We have provided many homes and properties with the best solutions on the market.