Never enough heat in that room? still freezing?
Freezing cold, cavity block / solid wall, hard to heat, cold room(s)
If your home was built with cavity block or solid walls, stone or concrete and you may always feel cold irrespective of heating.
In other words, wall insulation is non existent meaning it is very hard to heat and when heated – gets cold again quickly. Older homes with bad insulation are especially prone to this problem.
Caution: Many cavity block walls cannot be successfully insulated by ‘pumping’ alone because a substantial percentage of that wall is in fact solid concrete which cannot be ‘pumped’ for obvious reasons.
Some insulation systems compound existing condensation problems by reducing the wall’s ability to breathe.
Wetness or damp forms on cold walls Mould patches grow on damp surface Condensation, damp walls, wet walls.
Condensation, often described as damp walls or dampness is a direct result of bad or no wall insulation frequently accompanied by inadequate room ventilation. Cold walls attract the warmer, moist room air, and when it makes contact with the cold wall, forms water droplets. (as on your bathroom mirror). Drying clothes on a radiator etc in a room adds to this problem.
Toxic black mould on walls ceiling, musty smell. Ugly, toxic black mould thrives on walls and ceilings that are wet or damp, usually are a direct result of condensation issues.
Two coats of Heat In A Can applied to the inside of your external walls or ceilings will make a noticeable difference in the comfort level of the room in which it is applied.
Comes in white matt, is applied just like any matt emulsion with roller or brush.
A 5 litre can or should suffice for a small bedroom.
If you've got mould on the walls etc already, you need to kill that before applying this paint.
Simple way to do that is make up a mix of household bleach and water 50:50 and apply to the problem areas. Leave for about 10 minutes and then wash off with clean water and sponge etc. Allow to dry fully.
Try a can or two of Heat In A Can on your next interior painting project - you will not regret it.