Moisture Control Measures – Home with Basement

Solution Proposed following inspection bt Ray Hudson Basement The basement requires a constant mechanism of ensuring the removal of excess water by means of ventilation. Our objective is to provide an efficient drying solution that runs economically on a continuous basis without user intervention. Air exchange over this area requires a powered intake and air […]

Condensation & Moisture Control: How it Affects a Building

Moisture content within the fabric of your Home Our habitat is an extension of ourselves, it forms a protective element from the extreme of the external environment and should harmonise with our need to breathe and at the same decant the spoil from our daily existence. The contaminates distilled and decanted by air contribute a […]

Ventilation: An Effective Way to Deal with Dampness and Condensation

According to a study conducted by the World Health Organisation, “In Europe, an estimated 10–50% (depending on the country) of the indoor environments where human beings live, work and play are damp. Too much moisture makes a home stuffy and gives it a faint odour. Humid walls create a coldness that makes more heating necessary […]

Ventilate to Reduce Excess Moisture in Your External Walls and Save Money

How Ventilation Can Save You Money The thermal insulation of damp walls is far less when compared to the value of dry walls. The use of intelligent dehumidification systems, as in the ones supplied by RHLdirect, has the potential to increase the insulation value of your damp walls by up to 33%. This would enable […]

Damp and condensation – don’t always believe what you are told about ‘rising damp’!

Have you ever received a surveyor’s or a damp-contractors report only for your heart to sink when you read that they have found evidence of rising damp? Perhaps you have been told that your only (expensive!) course of action to remove damp is to chip off the plaster, inject chemicals into the wall, leave it […]

Condensation control using Warm Air Dehumidification

A new range of fans have been introduced that provide powerful yet low cost condensation control and dehumidification, this is achieved by the use of intake and extract ventilation combined with a heat source. In this case we have combined an extractor and intake fan and enabled the pair to fit on to a standard […]

Replacement Roof Top Fans With Individual Fans: Cost and performance comparison

Is replacing roof top fan systems the way to go? A recent appraisal carried out by a local authority provides a cost comparison of individual roof top fans installation vs replacing existing, along with the advantages of discrete fans. Integrated fire protection to each property Each dwelling having its own fan with integrated fire protection […]

Is your home ventilation affecting your health?

Can a home ventilation extractor fan be too powerful? Well, it turns out that it can be too powerful, and the consequences of that can be quite serious for the occupants’ health. Recently we carried out a full site inspection to discover mould issues in a large residence in Mayfair. A micro bacterial analysis indicated unacceptably high […]