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What Causes Humidity and Condensation in the Home?

Have you ever wondered what causes humidity and condensation in the home? This article explains everything you need to know about condensation, and we discuss techniques of how to reduce it.

First, it is important to understand what humidity and condensation actually is.

What is Humidity?

Humidity is the amount of water in the air.  However, this water is not in liquid form, but actually in a gas form known as water vapour.  More water vapour equals higher humidity.  Water comes in three different forms, known as the phases solid, liquid and gas.

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Bay window insulatedHow to Insulate a Bay Window

Wondering how to insulate a bay window? this guide will help.  Most older properties lack insulation around bay windows, some have none! Insulation must be installed correctly for it to be effective.  This how to insulate a bay window guide, covers windows with single skin walls only.

Why insulate a bay window? Save money on heating bills by reducing heat loss. Reduce condensation around your bay window due to warmer interior surfaces. Reduces drafts coming from your bay window. Eliminate mold around bay window, due to warmer internal walls.

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