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Should you use bleach to kill mould?

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?

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What is Mould?

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?

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How to clean a small amount of mould in your home

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

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Dangers of drying clothes on radiators

Experts have found that clothes put on drying frames or draped over warm radiators raise moisture levels in our homes by up to 30 per cent, creating ideal breeding conditions for mould spores – and one called aspergillus fumigatus, which can cause potentially fatal lung infections. Scientists warn that people could be helping mould to… Continue reading Dangers of drying clothes on radiators

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How to prevent mould and damp 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