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Understanding Dew Point and Humidity in Your Home

Understanding your home's dew point is crucial for maintaining a comfortable and healthy living environment. By using our Dew Point Calculator, you can quickly assess the risk of condensation and mould growth, determine if your home is too dry or too humid, and take steps to optimize indoor air quality. This tool helps you make informed decisions to protect your property throughout the year and ensure the well-being of your family.

Today’s window technology fights the climate in every season!

What does it take in today’s window technology to become a climate fighter?
In today's fight against climate change, your home's windows are more than just a source of natural light — they are key players in energy efficiency. Modern window technology can significantly reduce your energy bills by optimizing solar heat gain in the winter and minimizing it in the summer.

Winter humidity and temperature guidelines

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As the winter chill settles in Ottawa, maintaining a cosy and healthy indoor environment becomes paramount. Your home's temperature and relative humidity are not just matters of personal preference; they play crucial roles in both your well-being and the integrity of your living space.

Understanding what causes window condensation

Winter in Ontario brings picturesque cityscapes, but it also brings an unwelcome guest: window condensation. This pesky issue can disrupt your comfort and harm your home's energy efficiency. Explore the common causes of this problem and learn how to prevent it.

Why should you take condensation seriously?

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It's easy to dismiss window condensation as just a bit of harmless moisture. However, these seemingly trivial water droplets can seep into hidden spaces, causing significant home damage and health issues over time.

How to prevent condensation problems

Condensation on windows is a common problem that many homeowners face, especially during extreme temperatures. Not only can it be unsightly, but it can also cause damage to your home over time. In this article, we will discuss the causes of condensation and provide you with tips on how to prevent and manage it in your home.

New windows: a condensation solution?

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If you've diligently followed recommendations to decrease humidity in your home but still find yourself grappling with persistent condensation issues, there might be underlying problems at play.

Condensation's year-round semblance - Unmasking a mystery

4 Seasons of condensation
Have you ever wondered why your windows get all fogged up or drippy? It's not just a winter thing! From humid summers to chilly winters, condensation can form on your windows any time of the year. This can lead to potential damage to windows and home interiors, and affect energy efficiency.