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Mould problems in the UK

RID YOUR HOME OF MOULD If home suffers mould problems, it is important to understand how and why It appears in the first place. When you boil a kettle, dry clothes indoors, run a bath or have a shower, you are creating moisture in the air. Even breathing causes moisture in the air.  Mould appears in your home because the humidity and the moisture levels are creating the perfect environment. There are many suggested ideas on how to rid the home of surface [...]

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14 Top Tips How To Reduce Mould Problems In Your Home

14 Top Tips How To Reduce Mould Problems   The main reason a property suffers from mould is because the home is NOT properly ventilated. If your home suffers from condensation on windows it is likely that your home will be affected by mould spores. Increase your homes ventilation Home Ventilation Solutions Baths & Showers   After taking a bath or shower there will be excess moisture in the air. Make sure all bathroom extraction fans are working correctly. Keep bathroom windows open after taking [...]

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Top Tips – Reducing Condensation in Your Home

If you are constantly wiping condensation off your windows then you may want to think about installing whole house ventilation as a permanent solution. Whole house ventilation can be easily installed within hours and will eradicate condensation and mould problems. If you are looking for a short-term fix rather than a permanent solution then follow these simple steps to reduce the condensation levels in your property.   Tip 1: Drying clothes outside When possible try and dry clothes outside. This will prevent [...]

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Streaming Windows a sign of condensation?

Streaming windows Streaming windows in our homes are common.  Think about it for a moment – how often do you see streaming condensation on your windows when you have taken a bath or shower for instance? Or when you have been drying your clothes on radiators or airers in the warmth of your home through the winter months?  Streaming windows should not be taken lightly.  Did you know that streaming windows could well be the onset of condensation and damp [...]

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Damp Air – How to permenantly get rid of black mould in your home

Winters coming ……… here comes the mould 🙁 How do you permanently get rid of black mould that grows in your home? Black mould is unsightly, difficult to remove and is very unhealthy. It probably only occurs over the winter months and is caused by poor ventilation. Mould can appear on: Kitchen cupboards Walls Furniture Mattresses Wardrobes Clothes Floors Leather & suede Mould spores can make your clothes smell musty and feel damp – it’s definitely not a confidence booster plus it can turn out to be expensive. There are specialist [...]

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Damp Air – There are no quick fixes for mould and condensation

Although there are many ways to reduce condensation and mould problems in the home, the sad truth is, a quick fix won’t get rid of your condensation and mould problems permanently or prevent them from returning in the future, it will only reduce them in the short term! Mould paints – Mould paints will cover mould and suppress the problem for up to 4 weeks. The only permanent solution is good home ventilation. If you are fed up of condensation and mould growing [...]

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5 Simple ways to improve condensation & mould problems – DampAir

Keep your home well ventilated by opening windows daily. You should also make sure that the trickle vents in your windows are open as these allow additional airflow that will combat condensation. If you have condensation on windows it is likely that it will be settling in other places to. When cooking always turn the extractor fans on in the kitchen on full power. This will extract any excess moisture. If possible, open windows whilst cooking for extra ventilation. It [...]

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