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Articles about damp
SmartDry has been specializing in fighting damp problems in and around your home for many years. We have solved damp problems in many different homes. We also like to share our expertise with others, which is why we regularly publish new articles about damp control and damp problems. Below you can find an overview of our blog posts on damp control.
Whether inside or outside your home, mould is part of the environment and can develop anywhere. We are surrounded by fungi on a daily basis and constantly inhale them.
Extreme humidity levels in the house, especially in the bedroom, is very unhealthy. You and many others will be surprised at the role the weather plays in your sleep patterns, especially when it comes to humidity.
Damp in the house can come in 3 different ways; rising damp, penetrating damp and condensation. The consequences of these problems are often greater than many people think.
Damp rooms with little light and poor ventilation are a breeding ground for fungi. They spread very quickly under the right conditions. Black mould can be recognized by the black or dark spots in the home.
You may be able to notice it: too high or too low humidity in the house. It is getting colder and the fireplace is blaring, slowly the headache starts to come on, accompanied by a dry throat.
You finally come home after a long day of work. You open the front door and are overcome by a musty smell. Such a homecoming is very annoying. This odor in the house is caused by too much moisture that cannot leave the house.
It is a problem that occurs in a large part of UK homes, damp walls and other damp problems. You may think that damp spots are not that bad, but nothing could be further from the truth.
Damp problems in the house are, in many cases, visible on the wall and the floor. But the ceiling of the house can also be affected by a large amount of damp.
The autumn months are of course known for the high amount of rainfall. If you have not yet ridden a bike when raining, you will be blown off the bike by the strong gusts of wind.
In every house where people live, there is humidity in the house. Even in your house- people cook and shower, we breathe and sweat. These are all causes that allow humidity to enter the house.
Humidity can have a major impact on the indoor climate in the home. Good humidity prevents a musty smell in the house and ensures a healthy living environment for you and your family.
It is a problem that unfortunately occurs in many homes- Damp spots on interior walls. This problem in the wall creates dark spots and sometimes white circles due to the lime and salt.
Many people make the mistake of thinking that new-build homes cannot suffer from mould. Mould can actually occur in all types of homes and is often due to insufficient ventilation.
Salts on walls is a common problem in newly built houses. Often, a few months after the construction of these houses, salts develop in the wall. This stain can be recognised by its white colour.
Damp spots on the wall, mould and loose plaster: these are well-known problems when damp penetrates the outside wall. When this happens, the damp is spreading from the outside to the inside wall.
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