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    Should I Install Trickle Vents?

    Window Specialists

    I had new windows fitted 5 years ago without trickle vents. Can I get these fitted retrospectively? Will it solve a minor condensation problem?

    Asked by James on 2nd Dec 2019
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    Bespoke Home improvement

    "It is a regulation to fit trickle vents, it should be possible to fit new ones and this should help with minor condensation problems.
    Thanks, Brian"

    Answered on 3rd Dec 2019 - Member since Sep 2019 - report
    MB frames

    Yes trickle vents can be fitted afterwards depending on the type of windows installed, this may stop some condensation, but you will then constantly have a draught. If you open the window a small amount at night this should help. Are the glass units A rated? There maybe other ways to solve this but I will need more information and photos.
    Kind Regards
    Mark. MB Frames."

    Answered on 6th Jan 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    A Class of Glass

    "Yes you can have the trickle vents fitted to solve the problem."

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report

    "Yes trickle vents are currently regulation and will increase air flow and help with any condensation issues."

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    CGR Glazing & Roofing

    "in short yes
    trickle vents were legally required 5 yrs ago
    they can be fitted in the top of the opener 10mm slot required"

    Answered on 4th Jun 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report

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