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What is Condensation Damp?

Condensation damp is one of the most common types of damp found in homes and buildings, affecting approximately one in five properties within the UK.

As it is such a frequent problem that homeowners deal with, our damp specialists at Prokil offer simple and effective condensation damp treatment and solutions to ensure you do not have to deal with the persistent negative effects it can have on your home.


How Does Condensation Damp Occur?

Condensation damp is caused by airborne moisture, which condenses after meeting cold surfaces such as windows or walls. As a result of this, beads of water are left behind on the surface.

This process of condensation damp is mainly caused by a decreased amount of adequate air ventilation and heating. Installations such as double glazing, improved insulation and draught excluders unfortunately can help seal humidity in. Thus, this creates an ideal environment for condensation on windows and walls to form which can lead to mold.

Another cause of condensation damp is natural and unavoidable; from routine activities that take place in our homes every day, such as cooking or showering. This is because the warm moisture laden air produced from these activities does not disperse or escape, thus causing a humid atmosphere which leads to condensation damp.

Why Is Condensation Damp A Problem?

As condensation damp in houses and buildings is often misdiagnosed, this means it can be left untreated for a long period of time. Our condensation damp and mould treatment can provide a simple solution to the ongoing problems that come with condensation damp.

If left untreated, condensation damp can cause a range of problems:

  • Damp marks in plaster and walls
  • Wallpaper and paint peeling
  • Fabric damage
  • Damage to plaster
  • Mold growth on loft timbers
  • Black mold growth on surfaces

When condensation is not treated efficiently, your property and possessions inside can be left permanently damaged.

How Do I Know If It Is Condensation Damp?

If you think you are experiencing problems associated with condensation damp in your home, Prokil can offer a simple and quick survey to assess the need for condensation damp and mould treatment.

  • Water droplets in windows
  • Peeling wallpaper and paint
  • Musty smells
  • Damp patches
  • Cold or damp feeling walls

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What to expect from your survey

1

Book a free* survey

Book a free* survey from any of our locations, at a time that suits you.

2

Our experts give a quote

One of our damp & timber experts will arrive to survey the work.

3

We complete the work

Based on a quote, we carry out the work guaranteed for 20 years.