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Can condensation cause health problems?

What is condensation?

Condensation is moisture from everyday living such as breathing, washing and cooking that attaches itself to cool surfaces and occurs where there is insufficient ventilation to handle the activities in the building.

 

Is condensation harmful for your health?

In small amounts most people should be fine but if condensation is allowed to build up and mould begins to form, those who already suffer from health issues may suffer further issues. Some people will experience cold-like symptoms as a result of condensation and, where there is a lot of condensation and mould, more serious conditions can develop.

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19th June 2019
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Fact or myth – rising damp

Fact or myth – rising damp

Rising damp is a phenomenon experienced by some, disputed by many and understood by few. A lot of people simply don’t understand it and why it is unique from other damp problems. Here we will explore rising damp. Continue reading →

18th June 2019

Ten ways to stop condensation on walls

What is condensation?

Condensation happens in every home and shouldn’t be a problem unless it’s allowed to build up. In simple terms, it occurs when warm moist air comes in contact with a cold surface. As the air cools it is unable to hold the same amount of moisture, releasing it onto the surface. It can happen in summer but is more common in the winter. This is because people want to heat their homes and keep windows shut resulting in reduced ventilation. Continue reading →

18th June 2019

How to prevent mould in wardrobe

How to prevent mould in your wardrobe

Mould is good for a few things but when it affects your house and furniture, it isn’t a welcome guest. No matter how clean your home, there are various causes which allow mould to develop, and the effects are irritating. Here are some tips on mould prevention, with a particular focus on wardrobes and the contents inside. Continue reading →

18th June 2019
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