Almost everyone who installed them encounters condensation on plastic windows. The owners are at a loss for what is happening, but this is not always the fault of manufacturers or installers..
Condensation is more likely associated with high humidity in your room. The tightness of glass units prevents free air circulation and contributes to the accumulation of moisture in the room. This problem is exacerbated by various household activities, such as bathing, washing dishes, cooking, and so on..
Glass fogging reflects not only the difficult situation with high humidity in the house, but also the issue of poor air circulation inside the room, this is especially noticeable when a large number of people are in the room. Most city apartments are poorly ventilated, and this can reduce energy bills, but has its drawbacks.
Incorrect, “deep” location of the radiator, decorative grilles on the radiators, curtains separating the warm air from the window glass, blind shutters – all this disrupts natural ventilation. A separate point in the rapid spread of moisture around the room can be considered the plants so beloved by housewives – flowers, exotic trees.
The problem of fogging windows can often be solved by regular ventilation at any time of the year. This is easy to implement by installing the sash of plastic windows in an inclined position. In this case, warm humid air will give way to dry and cold air. When ventilating, be careful: the door to the room must have been closed, because humid air can disperse throughout the apartment.
Another solution is forced air circulation using fans in the kitchen, bathroom, and ceiling fans in living rooms. If humidity, especially in winter, is above normal, consider installing dehumidifiers, they are affordable and will limit the level of humidity in your home..
If all of the above tips have not been successful, the question arises about a low-quality window or an unprofessional window installation. In this case, you can independently buy foam and seal the gap between the window profile and the wall, and it is better to entrust all other activities to specialists.