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How to fix condensation on felt in loft?

Postby robert9962 » Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:03 pm

Good morning, I recently went into the loft and noticed the felt was wet. I assumed it was a leak as there had been a storm the night before. I called a roofer who told me there were no leaks but condensation. His remedy was to re-felt the roof with breathable felt which obviously involves taking the tiles off etc, a 2 day job. This seems a bit over kill to me, especially if the condensation is being caused by warm air getting into the loft which i suspect is happening. I would be grateful for anyone would agree that I should first of all draft proof the ceiling before shelling out for new felt. Thanks
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Postby stoneyboy » Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:31 pm

Hi Robert 9962
First you need to establish whether you have cross ventilation and whether the vents have been sealed up.
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