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Condensation control in Southend

We provide condensation control solutions within the Southend and Chelmsford area. Condensation can cause structural damage to your property, and can pose a potentially serious health hazard. We understand that you require a permanent solution to the possible health risk and structural issues of damp and condensation.

What causes condensation?

Condensation is water contained in the air, which converts (or condenses) from being a gas to a liquid when the air in the room comes into contact with a cold surface such as a wall or window glass. The amount of condensation that is generated depends on how moist the air is and how cold the surfaces in the room are.

 

Often, condensation is short lived - such as that which occurs in bathrooms and kitchens because of the steamy atmosphere. Longer term condensation can however arise in unheated rooms where air movement is restricted. These factors are largely controlled by the activities of the occupier and the way in which the house or flat is constructed. The effect of condensation may also be more pronounced in winter, because the building structure is cold and because windows are not opened as frequently to let the moist air cannot escape.

 

Since 2004, mould has been classed as a Category 1 risk to health as assessed under the Health and Safety Hazards Rating System (HHSRS) - the same class as asbestos. Landlords, councils and housing associations are legally bound to clear any outbreak under section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act, 1998.

How can we help?

We can survey your property and offer guaranteed solutions to your condensation problems. Whatever your issue may be and whether you are in a house or flat, the concept is to introduce fresh, filtered air into the dwelling at a continuous rate, encouraging movement of air from inside to outside.

 

If your property has a loft we can install a Nuaire Drimaster. The Drimaster 2000 provides whole-home ventilation using the Positive Input Ventilation principle. If you have a flat without a loft space we can install a Flatmaster 2000 unit which works in the same way. We also offer a range of fans to suit bathrooms or kitchen.

Contact us for expert advice today

For further information regarding our condensation control services, please contact us today. Speak to a member of our team today for expert advice and a free, no-obligation quotation.

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