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Health Risks of Damp

2nd December 2018 — Blog, Tips
“There is nothing more important than a good, safe, secure home.” Rosalynn Carter, US First Lady from 1977 to 1981

The average person spends around 16 hours a day in their home, or around two thirds of their life. It is therefore no wonder that the air we breathe in our house can have profound health effects.

On average, people produce around 1.25 litres of moisture a day, through breathing, sweating and other household activities. If your home is not properly ventilated, this can cause condensation on windows, mould and other symptoms of a damp home.

A damp home is a breeding ground for mould, a fungi that thrives in humid environments. Inhaling mould spores and fragments causes a myriad of health problems.

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