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February 28, 2024
Meet Joe Murray

We sat down with our Business Development Executive, Joe Murray, to find out a bit more about what he does in his day-to-day role, and how he’s excited for future growth at Ventilation Megastore. What is your job? My role includes the day-to-day running of the business, including following up enquiries and putting together quotes […]

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February 28, 2024
Meet Joe Murray

We sat down with our Business Development Executive, Joe Murray, to find out a bit more about what he does in his day-to-day role, and how he’s excited for future growth at Ventilation Megastore. What is your job? My role includes the day-to-day running of the business, including following up enquiries and putting together quotes […]

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February 20, 2024
Indoor air pollution in the home

Everyone is aware of outdoor air pollution and the harmful effects that it can have on humans, but the dangers from indoor air pollution can be equally as damaging - especially for households with children or older people. High-quality indoor air is absolutely crucial to our health. As we spend a significant amount of time […]

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December 20, 2023
Are older houses more susceptible to condensation?

Condensation forms when warm, moist air cools quickly. The warmer the air in your home, the more water vapour it can hold. When the temperature then drops - usually at night - it cannot hold as much moisture, so droplets will form on cooler surfaces such as windows and walls. Without good ventilation to keep […]

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December 15, 2023
Can heating help to reduce damp in your home?

If damp is allowed to develop within your home, it can result in the growth of mould and potential damage to the structure of your property. If you find damp in your home, then you must act as quickly as possible to remove the cause and prevent the issue from getting worse. What actually causes […]

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December 8, 2023
Your condensation questions, answered

During winter, most people will start to see condensation build up on their windows when they wake up in the morning. Understanding condensation is really important in order to prevent damp and mould from taking over your home, so we've put together a handy list of our most-asked questions: Why am I suddenly getting condensation […]

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November 15, 2023
How does ventilation reduce the spread of coughs, colds and flu?

The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the need for good, solid ventilation in buildings to help reduce the transmission of disease. As a result, many businesses and households have now invested in it to increase airflow and remove germs from the air. As experts in ventilation, we’ll explain exactly what it is, how it reduces the spread […]

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November 8, 2023
How ventilation and insulation go hand-in-hand

Insulation is a fantastic way to reduce heating bills and keep your home toasty warm - however, the more you insulate, the more you will need to ventilate! Highly insulated properties are typically more airtight, and will therefore prevent water vapour and moisture from leaving a property.  The more you insulate a moisture-rich house, the […]

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November 1, 2023
Why does condensation and damp get so much worse in winter?

The cold, wintery weather often tempts homeowners to try and preserve as much heat as possible inside their homes, which means that moisture-laden air produced by everyday activities has nowhere to escape to, with windows and doors (understandably) remaining closed. Unfortunately, due to the large difference in temperature between the cold exterior and warm interior […]

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October 25, 2023
Types of household mould - which ones are harmful?

If you do not take the correct steps to prevent condensation and dampness in your home, you may find that mould has started to grow on your walls, windowsills and ceilings. Mould patches look unsightly, but they can also be a potential hazard to your health too. How does mould enter my home in the […]

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October 18, 2023
Smelly, steamy or stuffy bathroom? We can help!

There are many different reasons why your bathroom may be stuffy and humid, with one of the most common culprits being damp and mould, which thrives in moist environments. Damp in bathrooms can cause potential damage to your home’s structure, as well as creating a breeding ground for nasty smells. Most damp and mould patches […]

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October 11, 2023
How to fight mould in a rental property

Unfortunately, mould and damp can be common in private rental properties, usually due to a lack of ventilation. If you notice mould occurring, it is important to firstly report this to your landlord - as it is something that they should be aware of and should actively try to resolve to prevent it becoming a […]

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October 3, 2023
Could the air in your home be making you poorly?

Many people may not be aware just how much of an impact that poor air quality has on increasing illness. According to Asthma + Lung UK, poor indoor air quality has been linked to lung diseases like COPD, lung cancer and asthma, as well as an increased risk of heart disease and strokes.  Respiratory illnesses […]

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September 15, 2023
Keeping it cool: How to avoid overheating in your home

A hot, stuffy house is never ideal, especially when you’re trying to sleep. If your home is well insulated, then unfortunately, it’ll also be good at keeping the summer warmth in, even when you’d rather it didn’t! Following our most recent heatwave (and many before that too in 2023), we thought we’d share our advice […]

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August 30, 2023
All you need to know about condensation

Understanding condensation Condensation occurs when warm, moist air comes into contact with a colder surface - forming due to temperature differences and high humidity levels. This process leads to the formation of water droplets on surfaces such as windows, mirrors, or walls. When warm air meets a colder surface, it cools down rapidly, causing moisture […]

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August 29, 2023
How to clean mould from your walls and windowsills

Mould on your walls and windowsills is not only nasty to look at, but can be a potential danger to your health if not removed quickly. By removing mould as soon as possible, you’re reducing the risks of it spreading even further throughout your home. It’s also important to consider the longer term solutions too, […]

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August 21, 2023
Where in the home should I install ventilation?

Ventilation in the home is absolutely key in keeping your family happy and healthy. It’s important to ensure that you’ve got suitable ventilation options throughout - in particular, in those rooms that generate the most moisture. As well as preventing condensation, ventilation will also dramatically improve your air quality and reduce the chances of any […]

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August 7, 2023
How much does it cost to run a ventilation system?

With properties becoming more air tight thanks to better insulation, more homes are seeing an increasing requirement for good, reliable ventilation. Without it, you’re at risk of pollutants building up to harmful levels. With energy prices high, it’s important to consider the running cost of different heat recovery ventilation systems so you know what sort […]

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June 14, 2023
How does mould grow in my home?

Mould in your home can become a danger to your health, and is often a sign that there is a damp problem that needs to be resolved before it causes severe damage to both you and your property. Essentially, mould is a type of fungus which grows and spreads through microscopic spores that are then […]

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June 8, 2023
Hay fever-proof ventilation for spring and summer

Hay fever sufferers often dread spring and summer seasons due to the increased pollen count - which can summon an onset of nasty symptoms such as sneezing, blocked noses, itchy eyes and throat, coughs and headaches.  When you’re outside, it can feel like there’s nowhere to escape pollen so going indoors, with the windows shut […]

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June 2, 2023
What are the Symptoms of Poor Air Quality in a House?

Poor indoor air quality can affect our health and comfort levels indoors, but what symptoms could tell you it's poor?

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May 19, 2023
Give the air in your home a spring clean

We all have habits that will contribute to a build-up of germs. With summer coming up, it’s now time to make the air in your home clean.

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May 15, 2023
Ventilation is the key to preventing mould

With energy prices soaring and the windows firmly shut to save energy this winter, most people have probably never been so aware of condensation. Worse than that, you’ve probably also noticed a few horrible, black splodges of mould. Trying to avoid using gas or electric heating, many of us will have improved household insulation or […]

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May 11, 2023
Why does hay fever still affect you when you’re indoors?

With the pollen count soaring as we head into summer, you might find you start to suffer from sore throats, streaming eyes and blocked noses on a daily basis. Even if you spend the majority of your time indoors, this doesn’t guarantee that you’ll become symptom-free. We’ll explain why, and also what you can do […]

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May 9, 2023
What Are The Disadvantages of MVHR?

MVHR seems great, but when might you not want to choose it? Learn about the disadvantages of MVHR so you can make an informed decision!

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May 5, 2023
MVHR In Summer: How Does it Work?

MVHR works to exchange heat from extracted air to the cooler incoming air, but what about summer? Will MVHR overheat your home? Find out now!

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