How to stop condensation on walls with these five easy and effective solutions

Dehumidifier in blue hallway next to shelves
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Do you want to know how to stop condensation on walls? Then you have come to the right place. Condensation may seem harmless but it can lead to unwelcome issues such as mould growing on your walls and ceilings. This isn’t good for your decor or your health.

So what is condensation? What causes it and what can you do to stop creating it? Here we take a closer look at some easy quick fixes and smart solutions that can help eliminate condensation as well as ways of dealing with more difficult issues such as mould and damp. 

How to stop condensation on walls

Steve Jenkins

Steve Jenkins is a freelance content creator with over two decades of experience working in digital and print and was previously the DIY content editor for Homebuilding & Renovating. 

He is a keen DIYer with over 20 years of experience in transforming and renovating the many homes he has lived in. He specialises in painting and decorating, but has a wide range of skills gleaned from working in the building trade for around 10 years and spending time at night school learning how to plaster and plumb.

He has fitted kitchens, tiled bathrooms and kitchens, laid many floors, built partition walls, plastered walls, plumbed in bathrooms, worked on loft conversions and much more. And when he's not sure how to tackle a DIY project he has a wide network of friends – including plumbers, gas engineers, tilers, carpenters, painters and decorators, electricians and builders – in the trade to call upon.