Condensation and mould

Condensation and mould can be a problem during the colder months of the year.

To help you to minimise condensation and mould in your home this winter take a look at the tips below: 

  • Dry your washing outside when you can; if you have to dry your washing inside use a clothes airer and keep the door closed and  window open.
  • Make sure rooms are always well ventilated – keep vents on UPVC windows open. Or open your windows briefly each day.
  • Always use extractor fans in the bathroom and kitchen when bathing or cooking.
  • Ensure your home is at a constant warm temperature.

If you notice dark or discoloured patches on the walls or ceiling in your home which have a tide mark, this could be a sign of damp which will require further investigation.

For more information on preventing mould and condensation visit the Centre of Sustainable Energy’s website. 

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