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What is condensation and what can you do about it?

As the weather grows colder and the need to ‘whack up the heating’ becomes routine, condensation can begin to build on our windows.  Excessive moisture, fluctuation in various temperatures and older or poorly fitted glass can all be attributing factors in damaging your home. Condensation is unsightly. What’s worse if left unchecked it can cause rot and mould, severely damaging your windows, doors and walls.

So what can we do about it?

  •   Replace the glass

The simplest option for this issue would be to replace the glass planes.Our windows repair experts can fix this issue for good with our glass replacement service. We provide a wide variety of different windows including double and triple glazing and so much more.

  • Karcher (other brands available) window vacuum

One great preventative tool you can purchase is a window vacuum. This simple gadget will allow you to extract the condensation from your windows. This will most likely become a morning ritual if condensation is bad and won’t be a permanent fix. These are available in shops and online and can range greatly in price.

  • Ventilate your home naturally

To ventilate your home you should open your windows and use extractor fans when cooking and showering. You should avoid using your radiator to dry clothes and heat your home consistently. Although usually effective this option is the most time consuming and can be easily forgotten and must be integrated into your everyday routine.

  • Moisture Absorbers

This is a great, quick and easy way to remove excess moisture from around your home.  Often used in bedrooms this product can be hung up in your wardrobe, popped in draws or elsewhere to dehumidify the room and reduce the damage caused to clothes. You must also make sure you regularly swap out the absorbers. Although effective this doesn’t prevent condensation but is a great temporary solution.

Although the four options above will reduce condensation from affecting your home, replacing your windows is the best solution as it’s a permanent fix and once done quashes the problem completely.  It is an important investment that will benefit you and your home for years to come. We have over 35 years of experience and are experts in our field. We provide a 10-year complete warranty, so check out our fantastic windows at and get an instant quote now by calling: 01895 622 207.