December is upon us, so for most of us that means the annual struggle to dig the Christmas decorations out from the loft or under the stairs. The nights get darker, you find yourself going out less and spending more time indoors, you start to look around your home at the little jobs that need… Continue reading The decorating ritual
Should you use bleach to kill mould? The short answer is no. You may have come across some mould somewhere in your house, and you think to yourself, ‘well I can clean that with a bit of bleach, bleach kills everything! Right?!’ Wrong. Bleach is a chemical, it is corrosive, the gas from bleach can… Continue reading Should you use bleach to kill mould?
Mr Jones from Manchester was having issues with mould and damp in his rented home. After contacting his Social Housing Association for assistance several times for help in resolving the issues, he found that nothing was getting done and the problem was getting worse. Worried for the health of his family, and desperate for help,… Continue reading Mr Jones from Manchester
Some homes at one time or another will have an issue with mould. But have you ever wondered what it is? Why does is occur? Is it dangerous? Mould is a naturally occurring organism, it plays a big part in the earth’s ecosystem. They are the most important part of nature’s ability to recycle. Facts… Continue reading What is Mould?
If you have identified a small amount of mould in your home, it is possible you can remove this yourself following some of the tips below. However, only try and remove mould yourself if it is caused by condensation and covers an area less that 1 metre squared, do not try to remove the mould… Continue reading How to clean a small amount of mould in your home
If you are fortunate enough not to have an issue with mould and damp in your home, you should still take measures to ensure that it doesn’t become an issue in the future. Here are some tips that you should follow daily in your home to prevent problems with mould and damp: Drying washing outside.… Continue reading How to prevent mould and damp in your home
Have you ever wondered if the mould and damp in your home could cause health problems for yourself or your family? It is especially vital to stay away from mould and damp if you are of vulnerable health i.e. Babies and Children People with existing skin problems The elderly Those with respiratory problems (asthma etc)… Continue reading Can damp and mould affect my health?