Herald - Issue 364

v THE HERALD - ENCOURAGING LOCAL ENTERPRISE v Page 70 • The HERALD • 15th November 2018 v ON THE HOME FRONT v Cosy House To Let Cosy 1 Bedroom House with garden and off road parking, 3 piece modern bathroom with waterfall shower above bath, electric heating, modern kitchen, lounge with wood flooring. Available now at £705pcm. Contact info@hytheandwatersidelettings.com or call 023 8084 5096 to arrange a viewing. BEFORE YOU MOVE.... Have you... • Confirmed details of your move with the removals company? • Checked for anything left in the loft? • Arranged for meters to be read? • Advised services, insurers, etc of your new address? • Cancelled newspaper/ milk deliveries etc? • Organised redirection of your mail? • Emptied and defrosted the freezer? • Before you close the door for the last time on your old home, take a good look around every room, shed, garage etc to double check that your haven’t left anything (or anyone!) behind. Family House on the Edge of the New Forest An interesting opportunity has arisen to acquire this detached, four bedroom family home within the desired area of Langley. Boasting a 22’x19’ double garage as well as 22’ lounge/dining room and additional reception room that was once an integral garage. This property is offered with no onward chain. Internal viewing strongly advised. Please contact their sales team on 023 8084 5434 for more information. excess water forms in droplets across surfaces. Caused when water-laden air comes into contact with cold surfaces - such as windows and cold walls – the presence of condensation can point to problems in a property’s ability to expel excess moisture in the home. This is themost common form of unwanted dampness in buildings and it forms when the air in buildings has a high level of relative humidity, caused by activities such as cooking, bathing or showering and drying clothes. Most of the time, a few simple steps can address it and condensation is not an issue at all. However, in recent years there are a number of factors, predominantly linked with modern living, that make this issue a rising trend, including increased levels of occupation and rising fuel costs, as well as a drive to make homes more energy efficient. Efforts to reduce air leakage through draught proofing and retrofit insulation, as well as the changing climate patterns - featuring warmer, wetter weather – are also of significance. It also advises running cold water in baths before adding hot water, a process which can reduce the steam that leads to condensation by up to 90 per cent. However, in situations where condensation persists, effective ventilation is often the best approach to tackle the issue. As darker nights draw in and temperatures drop, the start of autumn usually marks the time of year when homes across the country are affected by ‘condensation season.’ It’s a common sight in houses nationwide, as windows steam-up and CONDENSATION SEASON