It is estimated that we spend up to 80% of our time indoors, so the quality of the indoor environments in which we live and work is crucial to our health and wellbeing.

We have recently worked with property developer and TV presenter Sarah Beeny on the Home Hub series to showcase in a simple way how to deal with condensation in your own house.  Check the videos below for a few quick and easy solutions that can help you avoid wet rot, dry rot and black mould.

What is condensation?

What is condensation?

What is wet rot? What is dry rot?

Where does condensation come from?

How to avoid condensation

How to stop condensation from cooking

How to stop condensation from drying clothes

How to stop condensation from bathing and showering

How to avoid condensation

How to stop condensation from breathing

How to get rid of condensation

How to get rid of black mould

Ventilation and insulation

Why ventilate?

Why insulate?


Read more…

If you would like to know more about condensation and how to stop it or ventilation and effective insulation, have a look through our Bookshop publications for more in-depth knowledge and expert advice.


What ensures consumers that the right products are fitted to the right properties in the right way? 

For further advice and guidance on airtightness, energy efficiency installations and more, check out Each Home Counts, the Independent Review of Consumer Advice, Protection, Standards and Enforcement for UK home energy efficiency and renewable energy measures.

Are you looking to buy or rent a new house? What gives you the confidence that the new home you are considering is well designed and built, and cost effective to run?

The new Home Quality Mark standard provides impartial information from independent experts on a new home’s quality. It clearly indicates to householders the overall expected costs, health and wellbeing benefits, and environmental footprint associated with living in the home, helping everyone to fully understand the quality, performance and attributes of a new-build home.


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