Condensation on Single Skin Brickwork After Newly Fitted Door

Postby Jnrrood » Thu Jan 30, 2014 10:10 pm

We have a condensation issue in our back room where the washing machine and tumble dryer are.

We recently had a double glazed door fitted from the kitchen to this utility area to help insulate the rest of the home. As the utility shell is only a single layer of brickwork this was the sensible option but it has left us with condensation and damp on the walls as they are now colder.

The roof is a combination of flat roof felt and pvc sheets. I'm gonna replace the pvc sheets with polycarb but pretty sure this will probably only make the problem worse.

Is there any solution other than leaving windows/doors open for ventilation to help the problem?
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Simply Build It

Postby welsh brickie » Fri Jan 31, 2014 11:00 am

you need to cut a hole in the wall and install a clay airbrick, and fit a sliding hit and miss plastic vent on the inside to allow a constant airflow
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