Condensation is a common issue in rented properties, but it can often be managed and even prevented with some simple steps. In this guide, we'll explain what condensation is, why it occurs, and provide you with practical tips on how to prevent it in your rented home.
What is Condensation? Condensation is the process by which water vapor in the air turns into liquid when it comes into contact with a cold surface. It commonly appears as water droplets on windows, walls, or ceilings, especially during colder months.
Why Does Condensation Happen?Condensation occurs when there's excess moisture in the air and surfaces in your home are colder than the dew point temperature. Common factors contributing to condensation include:
Condensation is a common issue in rented properties, but with proper ventilation, heating, and insulation, you can significantly reduce its occurrence. Effective communication with your landlord is key to ensuring your rented property remains comfortable and free from condensation-related problems.
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