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Condensation & Mould


Problem:


We can’t seem to get away from the wet and windy weather in Ireland and that adds to the problem of condensation and Mould


Condensation is the dampness formed when the air laden with water makes contact with a cold surface. The resulting damp causes damage to walls, timber decoration and furnishing. All of this goes to make an unhealthy environment.


Due to the damp conditions Mould growth will start to appear on the surfaces affected with the condensation. The Mould can appear as different unsightly growths and omit an odour that is referred to as damp and musty. This growth can show up in different colours depending of the surface and chemical make up. Black and grey or the most common but you can also expect to see yellow, pink, white and green. Mould doesn’t only look bad it is bad to your health.


Solution:


There are a few things that can be done to help prevent damp and condensation but the most important thing is to keep on top of the problem, for example:



Remember prevention is better that cure!