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29 January 2024

How To Stop Condensation On Windows

How To Stop Condensation On Windows

Condensation appearing on your windows is a problem you may find difficult to solve in knowing the correct preventative measures. Finding a solution for condensation on your windows is important to avoid problems it can cause such as mould and dampness appearing in your home. As well as this, the aesthetic of your home will decrease when condensation is visual in your windows.

It is common to happen in windows with the change in weather due to different temperatures from hot air and colder surfaces. The colder the surface area of your windows means the foggier your windows will be, resulting in condensation.

 

There are different ways to prevent this from happening to your windows.

 

Replacement Windows

Eliminating condensation on your windows can be difficult when they are older. Windows that have been installed for a longer time will start to underperform and become prone to condensation with broken seals and an upgrade in double glazing is needed.

If condensation is worsening in your windows, it may be time for a replacement. There are plenty of options to choose from when considering new replacement windows. Here at Glideline, we have a range of high quality aluminium windows with qualities that have great weather resistance and a longer life span. It is great to invest in new windows, especially aluminium, as they are a strong and durable material paired with double glazing. Check out our range of aluminium windows here!

 

Dehumidifier

An option to consider is a dehumidifier which essentially removes moisture from the air. This helps to suck up all surrounding moisture making it harder for condensation to form even if it is on cold surfaces. There will be no water to condense on your surfaces due to the dehumidifier, this will also result in stopping mould from growing on your windows from damp spots which is important for homeowners health.

 

Trap Humidity

There are certain areas in homes that produce a larger amount of moisture that can lead to condensation. To prevent this from happening throughout your home, trap the humidity in rooms where it builds up most and open windows to help extract the moisture from the room.

Installing bathroom vents is also a way to prevent condensation. Vents installed in rooms that typically produce a lot of moisture will make a difference, either underneath or on top of windows. This can be used to cool the area with fresh air and provide a space for air to escape.

 

It is important to consider these factors and prevent condensation from happening before it effects your home. Start by implementing these to help reduce the problem and you will feel a better environment which is important to health of your home.

 

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