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Condensation Control

Condensation in buildings is a major damp problem that affects many domestic properties. Quite simply condensation is water that is deposited on surfaces from warm, moist air that comes into contact with cold surfaces.

Condensation is generally perceived to be a winter problem. Cold air enters a building, the air is warmed for comfort, the warm air takes up and holds moisture, the warm moist air comes into contact with cold surfaces and condensation occurs when excess water is released.

Very often the first indication of condensation is black spot mould growth in the most affected areas. It can also be seen as misting of windows leading to water droplets and even puddles of water on horizontal surfaces such as window sills. Other areas typically affected are cold external walls or pipework, and where there is poor air circulation, behind items of furniture, in built-in cupboards or in corners of rooms for example.

Economic restraints and lifestyle issues will often play a significant part in condensation problems.

Condensation can be addressed by ensuring an adequate balance is achieved between heating, ventilation and insulation. However, more often than not other control measures are required to deal with condensation.

Sovereign Chemicals Ltd supply a range of products to assist in condensation control. These products vary from Dentolite Sterilising Solution and Mould Control Packs for treating black spot mould, and Fungi-chek Emulsion Paints, to Passive Vapour Vents, Humidity Tracking Extract Fans and Positive Input Ventilation units for both houses and flats.


Condensation Control


Condensation is one of the most common causes of dampness in properties. Quite simply condensation is water that is released from moisture laden air and deposited on cold surfaces, and is usually seen as a problem during the colder winter months.

Examples of condensation is seeing your breath in cold weather and when mirrors or a cold tap steam up in a bathroom.

In your house condensation is often seen on windows being more noticeable on cold mornings, and possibly on external walls. Condensation is also found where air movement is restricted, such as in corners of rooms, behind items of furniture placed against walls and even in wardrobes or cupboards. Its presence can be first indicated by the development of black spot mould growth on walls and ceilings, and even furniture, clothes and other fabrics. Condensation could also lead to wood rot of affected timbers including suspended floors.

Appropriate measures need to be taken to control condensation which can be achieved by ensuring an adequate balance between heating, ventilation and insulation. However, more often than not other additional control steps are required.

Sovereign Chemicals Ltd supply a range of products to assist in condensation control. This range varies from Dentolite Sterilising Solution and Mould Control Packs for treating black spot mould, and Fungi-chek Emulsion Paints, to Passive Vapour Vents, Humidity Tracking Extract Fans and Positive Input Ventilation Systems.

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  1. 2M X 100mm ROUND INSULATED SLEEVE

    2M X 100mm ROUND INSULATED SLEEVE

    An easy fit insulated sleeve for use over 100mm diameter ducting for Concure Flat/Basement Anti-Condensation unit. Learn More
  2. 2MX100MM ROUND WHITE PVC PIPE

    2MX100MM ROUND WHITE PVC PIPE

    100mm white PVC pipe for use as ducting for Sovereign Concure Flat Ventilation unit. Learn More
  3. 45 DEGREE BEND thb

    45 DEGREE BEND 100MM

    A plastic 100mm diameter 45°C bend for use with the Concure Flat/Basement Anti-Condensation Unit. Learn More
  4. 90 DEGREE BEND 100MM

    90 DEGREE BEND 100MM

    A plastic 90° angle bend connector for use with 100mm duct pipe for Concure Flat/Basement Anti-Condensation unit. Learn More
  5. DENTOLITE STERILISING SOLUTION CONCENTRATE

    DENTOLITE STERILISING SOLUTION CONCENTRATE

    This solution contains a powerful biocide that eradicates black mould, mildew, moss and algae on internal surfaces prior to decoration Learn More
  6. FUNGI CHEK EMULSION thb

    FUNGI-CHEK EMULSION

    A high quality acrylic emulsion paint containing a powerful fungicide, ideal for use in Kitchens and Bathrooms where the effects of condensation are more prevalent. Suitable for walls and ceilings where mould growth is a problem. Learn More
    Colour: Brilliant White, Magnolia
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  7. INTERNAL WALL GRILL thb

    INTERNAL WALL GRILL WHITE

    Used in conjunction with the Sovereign Concure wall mounted Ventilation Unit. Learn More
  8. MOULD CONTROL PACK

    MOULD CONTROL PACK

    Contains Dentolite Sterilising Solution Concentrate for removing black mould and two pots of Mould Eradication Additive for stirring into emulsion paint or wallpaper paste to prevent its return. Learn More
  9. PASSIVE VAPOUR VENT MARK 2

    PASSIVE VAPOUR VENT MARK 2

    The Passive Vapour Vent Mark 2 contains a permeable membrane within the main plastic circular tube. This encourages moisture migration due the differences between external and internal temperature and air pressure. Learn More
  10. PASSIVE VAPOUR VENT MARK 2 EXTENDABLE

    PASSIVE VAPOUR VENT MARK 2 EXTENDABLE

    The Passive Vapour Vent Mark 2 Extendable contains a permeable membrane within the main plastic circular tube. This encourages moisture migration due the differences between external and internal temperature and air pressure. Learn More
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