This is the time of year (in the Northern latitudes) when condensation can become a problem.  We are all encouraged to install bigger and better insulation to keep our homes and offices warm without spending a fortune on higher energy bills.

However, with every silver lining, there is usually a cloud on the horizon.
As you cram more and thicker mineral wool into the loft
the inside of your roof slopes start to run with condensation.

This is where moist air comes into contact with air, or a surface,
which is at a lower temperature because warm air holds
more moisture than cold air.

In severe cases, it can even appear to “rain” in the roof space!

So what can you do about it?

The usual answer is to improve Read the rest of this entry