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Posted By: RobinBMould grows on external walls up near the ceiling and down near the floor as well as around the old windows. Last weekend it was 16.9 degrees near the floor and 88% humidity. The house was more or less at 19 degrees.
Posted By: tonyIt sounds to me like all the problems are to do with condensation.Need to get the humidity down a dehumidifier in the short term, thenas always my plan would be to air seal and insulate, install a small MHRV and live happily ever after.
Posted By: TriassicThe researchers have called on housebuilders to build dedicated drying areas into new housing to address the health concerns.
Posted By: SteamyTeaPosted By: TriassicThe researchers have called on housebuilders to build dedicated drying areas into new housing to address the health concerns.Good idea, will it be called 'Outside on the washing line'.
Posted By: GotanewlifeGavin A - It looks like you didn't read my Post, is that because it was too long, it would help to know because I'll need to reduce them, which of course needs more time.http:///forum114/extensions/Vanillacons/smilies/standard/sad.gif" alt="" title="" >
Posted By: HalcyonRichardI used a B&Q "leak detector" which is really an infrared thermometer.
Posted By: CWattersMHRV seems to work well. No condensation on windows in our house with MHRV. All previous houses would have condensation on bedroom windows overnight.
Posted By: RobinBWhen it's cold out and warm indoors a MVHR will pull out a fair amount of water fromt the incoming air I think.
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