When we moved into our house 3 years ago all the walls were covered in wallpaper think that was so we didnt notice the damp problem. It is really gettin in the way we have put air bricks in but haven't seemed to do anything, it is really bad especially in one of the bedrooms that we were supposed to be turning into a nursery for our 6month old daughter whos had to stay in our bedroom now, it has mold all over the external walls and the double glazed window has even got it, it smells in there it is discusting not a place for a baby to sleep HELP please really need to get this house sorted out, would really appreciate your help and advice. :(
Mould and damp occur because of poor ventilation and increase with the aid of central heating to clear this problem you need to regulate airflow in each room.You need to have trickle vents fitted on each window and leave them open.To clear the mould use neat bleach and a sponge to clear the spors and use a dehumidifyer to erase the damp.
Hi there, we’ve had the same problem for years, constantly washing down walls for it to reoccur a week later. The house was covered. Upstairs, downstairs, bedrooms, dining room. I did some research and installed a piv system (Amazon) it’s a fairly heavy outlay we got a heated version for about £500 it’s installed in the loft and circulates clean air around the house. We’re in a 3 bed house but it works up to a 5 bedroom house. Since installing this unit. It’s a miracle. Not a spot of damp or mould it’s incredible and worth every penny. All the walls have dried out we havnt left doors open or anything we were using 3 dehumidifiers which took the edge off but it still kept coming back. We’ve not used any of the dehumidifiers since. The system (however it works) is shockingly good. no more condensation on the windows, even drying washing in the house over winter! It’s just vanished ;-) highly recommended to anyone with the same issues. At the same time of installing we also re lagged the loft.
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