Experiencing Condensation in Your Conservatory?

What is Condensation?

Condensation is created when warm air has contacted a cold surface and forms droplets of liquid.

What Causes Condensation?

Many of our daily chores and activities can produce condensation within a conservatory.

For example, some conservatory owners will use the room as a utility room. The extra space is perfect to hang your clothes to dry, but the moisture will be contained within the room and cause condensation on walls and windows. Condensation can also be caused by washing up, cooking or by having worn out old single glazed windows.

How to Prevent Condensation?

Conservatory Blinds

A lot of conservatory owners invest in blinds to keep light out in the summer and heat in during the winter, but this can cause more problems than it’s worth. Blinds form as a cover to the window, but any condensation caused, is trapped between the window and the blind, producing more and potentially creating mould. If leftover a long period of time, it can be a serious issue for your health.

To find out more about problems conservatory owners have, follow this link.

Conservatory Ventilation

Within every room, you need to ensure there is ventilation. By opening windows and doors ajar, and putting the heating on, the air within your conservatory able to move around the room. The issue with this is that you’re wasting money and energy, but if you don’t ventilate your conservatory, the water moisture and water vapour builds up and can be damaging to your health, over a long period of time.

Extractor Fans

Homeowners tend to install extractor fans in rooms which produce the most water vapour such as bathrooms and kitchen. This is great if your conservatory is connected to the kitchen or has been transformed into a bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. But it can also be VERY noisy!

Click here to find out more on how to turn your conservatory into a bedroom.

You really need to consider a more substantial, long-term solution. By changing your conservatory roof from solid to glass, you are reducing the amount of water vapour within the room, and in turn, less condensation will form.

Conservatory Insulated Panels

By changing your current conservatory roof from glass to insulated panels you regulate the temperature within the room making it a room to enjoy all year round. Greenspace UK measure your current conservatory panels and work with you to choose your colour and design fitting to your current framework and style. Once made, the installation team will fit your new panels within one day, to ensure your life can continue with minimal disruption.

Not only will the insulated roofing panels help regulate the temperature in your conservatory, but it prevents furniture from fading, reduce energy bills, and comes with a 10 year guarantee.

If you want to know more about Greenspace’s insulated roofing panels, fill out the form for a free no-obligation quote. Or give us a call on 0800 65 25 157 to speak to one of our friendly staff

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