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condensation in static caravans, how to combat with double glazing windows and doors

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Condensation in static caravans
Condensation in static caravans can be a big issue. With the increasing costs of gas and electricity we need to be as energy efficient as possible to reduce the cost, There are various ways we have learnt to do this, minimising drafts, adding replacement double-glazing and insulating the caravan as best you can, we are able to retain more heat in very effective ways. The down side of this however is the reduction in ventilation and any moisture build-up as a result of this has nowhere to go. What then happens is that any excess moisture will gather in the colder areas i.e.; windows, seams & corners, cupboards etc. Ultimately, lack of ventilation is the main cause of condensation in static caravans There are many different ways you can reduce condensation in your caravan, I have listed a few to help you. What to do…
Always try to keep a window open slightly when you are in the caravan to allow good air-flow. If you have double glazing windows this can b…

Condensation on static caravan windows and doors ,

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Condensation on windows of static caravans.


Have you ever woken up to find the windows in your static caravan covered in water?


This water on your windows is condensation,condensation in static caravans is a common problem and it is formed when warm moist air comes into contact with cooler dry air. Many people put the blame for condensation on a fault with the windows.

This is not true, the reason why you see condensation on the windows in your static caravan is because the temperature of the glass is colder than any other surface in your caravan. As you sleep you are breathing out warm moist air, when you take a shower moisture is being created, when you boil a kettle the steam is creating moisture in the air.

Unfortunately, it is impossible to remove the moisture from your caravan without adequate ventilation, some people cover up the high and low vents this is a big no no , covering up the vents in your static caravan will increase the chances of condensation in the caravan and on…