Condensation again/trickle vents

29 Feb 2008
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United Kingdom
Hi does anyone know of trickle vents that can be retro fitted to aluminum framed double glazing(put in around 97)...Client has very bad condensation forming around windows have suggested improving ventilation here as a start..
regards jon
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As long as you don't hit the glass when you drill through the ali with your ultra sharp drill bit then technically you can do it. Might look a bit shyte though :confused:
But is condensation gonna form anyway on an aluminium window, even on a thermally broken one?
trickle vent will make little or no difference to condensation
you need proper air flow

even the most efficient d/glazing will have condensation if its the coldest surface in the room/house even with a thermal break
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even the most efficient d/glazing will have condensation

This is a point i've made before; are we making our homes too efficient, a draught here or there never killed anyone did it, may of even helped air flow at the same time.
cheers for al the replies..Had a good look about this time, chimney was closed off when she had a gas fire plumbed in. This should be vented anyway so will see if it makes a difference..Otherwise only option looks like a core drill and a few vent covers!

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