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Read the latest blog articles from EnviroVent.

Out with the old, in with the new!

Out with the old, in with the new!

19/12/2012

If you are hosting a large family gathering you will want your home to be looking its seasonal best without any signs of condensation and mould. Black mould on walls, window frames and doors is unsightly and depressing.

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Removing musty smells and stale odours from your home.

Removing musty smells and stale odours from your home.

11/10/2012

Musty smells are a common problem in many households but many homeowners are completely unaware what the source of the problem may be.

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Mould – the first encounter may not be your last!

Mould – the first encounter may not be your last!

25/09/2012

Most of us first encounter mould when we are children whilst at school learning all about Alexander Fleming and his famous discovery of penicillin. Today many of us may also be experiencing mould in our own homes, around our windows, walls and even doors.

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Avoid condensation problems at home this winter

Avoid condensation problems at home this winter

04/09/2012

As summer draws to a close the hopes of a September heat wave keep most of us from flicking the central heating switch to on. Our thoughts turn to those long dark nights, winter woolies and keeping nice and cosy on those evenings when temperatures drop below freezing.

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Reducing Radon gas levels in the home

Reducing Radon gas levels in the home

16/08/2012

Many homeowners may be completely unaware that their area is affected by Radon gas. In fact, most homeowners have never even heard of it before.

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A quick fix won’t get rid of your condensation problems

A quick fix won’t get rid of your condensation problems

10/08/2012

Although there are many ways to reduce condensation problems in the home, truth is, relying on a quick fix won’t get rid of your condensation problems permanently or prevent them from returning in the future, it will only reduce them in the short term.

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The lowest life cycle costs with the Lifetime Range

The lowest life cycle costs with the Lifetime Range

13/07/2012

In order to create a healthy living environment and avoid any condensation and mould problems, asset managers around the country are kept on their toes as it falls to them to ensure their housing stock is kept well ventilated.

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Don't paint over your mould problems!

Don't paint over your mould problems!

10/07/2012

Believe it or not, mould growth can have a detrimental effect on the health of those living in the affected property, which is why mould problems should be dealt with quickly, effectively and correctly. As tempting as it may be to paint over mould on your walls it isn’t going to solve the problem.

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Severe Weather, Condensation and Mould

Severe Weather, Condensation and Mould

05/07/2012

Following a severe weather warning issued to the majority of the UK by the Met Office, homeowners must ask themselves whether they are prepared for the upcoming heavy rainfall, which by the looks of things, has already started.

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Are house dust mites causing you health problems?

Are house dust mites causing you health problems?

04/07/2012

It is not something you really sit down and think about but good indoor air quality is vital to a healthy home, and in some cases, a lifeline for the occupant’s wellbeing. Poor indoor air quality can lead to numerous allergies in particular, asthma and dust mite related allergies.

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Is the air in your home making you ill?

Is the air in your home making you ill?

04/07/2012

Allergens from house dust mites and mould spores - which are mainly found in homes with stale, humid and contaminated air have been attributed to being a trigger for asthma, dust allergies and hay fever. Poor indoor air quality can also cause headaches, fatigue and respiratory illnesses.

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Radon Prevention & Protection

Radon Prevention & Protection

01/06/2012

Radon penetration occurs in many thousands of homes in the UK, predominantly in the East Midlands and the South West but there are pockets just about everywhere across the UK.

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Keep cool in Summer with Positive Input Ventilation

Keep cool in Summer with Positive Input Ventilation

29/05/2012

Imagine if there was a whole house ventilation system that not only reduced humidity levels, but also had the ability to provide efficient perception cooling into your home during warmer weather.

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Do you have unwanted chemicals and visitors in your home?

Do you have unwanted chemicals and visitors in your home?

21/05/2012

Believe it or not, there are up to 900 chemicals in indoor air. Not only this, but according to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air is found to be up to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air.

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What is Radon gas and how can I remove it from my home?

What is Radon gas and how can I remove it from my home?

24/04/2012

Believe it or not, there are up to 900 chemicals in indoor air. Not only this, but according to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air is found to be up to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air.

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Launch of EnviroVent Trade Website

Launch of EnviroVent Trade Website

17/04/2012

Today marks the exciting launch of EnviroVent Trade, supplying high quality ventilation products to the building industry. Serving the domestic, commercial and industrial sectors, EnviroVent Trade is proud to showcase an extensive product range including Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV), Positive Input Ventilation (PIV) and Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR).

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How triggers in the home can affect asthma sufferers

How triggers in the home can affect asthma sufferers

28/03/2012

You may be surprised to know that asthma effects one in 11 children in the UK. In total a whopping 5.4 million people in the UK are currently receiving treatment for asthma.

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The Green Deal - the future of energy efficiency?

The Green Deal - the future of energy efficiency?

07/03/2012

Are you a homeowner who’s looking for ways to reduce your energy bills this year? You’ll be pleased to know that the coalition Government is set to introduce legislation to make it possible for you to improve the energy efficiency of your property through the Green Deal.

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Is your student accommodation suffering from condensation?

Is your student accommodation suffering from condensation?

23/02/2012

Student accommodation and rented homes are among the many properties that suffer from condensation and mould problems. Truth is, condensation and mould is in fact one of the most common problems in housing and can seriously begin to affect the health of those living within the mould-affected property.

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Why does condensation and damp get worse in Winter?

Why does condensation and damp get worse in Winter?

06/02/2012

Do you have streaming windows, or even worse, walls? Has the growth of black mould started to appear around your window frames and on walls? These are the tell tale signs which signal that your home may be suffering from condensation.

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Have you seen Mr Venty on TV?

Have you seen Mr Venty on TV?

17/01/2012

Mr Venty recently made his TV debut in order to inform homeowners that EnviroVent are on hand to help with their condensation and mould problems.

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Diagnose damp problems in your home

Diagnose damp problems in your home

06/01/2012

If you believe your home is suffering from damp or condensation problems (but you’re unsure of whether it’s condensation, rising damp or penetrating damp) it’s incredibly important that the problem in your home is diagnosed correctly in order to ensure a precise treatment.

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