Worried about damp in your home? Damp in houses is a common problem, however, it can cause a number of problems within your home. From structural damage to health issues, damp can be incredibly damaging to you and your property. Fortunately, we have the top tips to get rid of damp in your home.
Find the Cause
The first and most important thing to do when you find damp in your home is to identify the cause of the damp. Whether it is condensation, a leaky pipe or poor ventilation, it is essential that you efficiently identify the cause of damp in your home. By identifying the cause of the damp quickly, you can reduce the risk to both your home and health. Damp specialists from CP Builders and Joiners can correctly identify the source of damp in your home to ensure that the problem is treated properly. Have a look at our last blog article for more tips to stop damp.
Damp in houses is often caused by excess moisture within the property which leads to condensation on walls which in turn leads to damp in your home. The condensation can be caused by anything from cooking to showering to drying clothes inside when there is a lack of ventilation within the property. This can be prevented in a number of ways including:
Putting lids on pots while cooking and boiling water
Opening windows for 10-15 minutes each morning
Ensure your home is both well insulated and ventilated
When showering, turn on a fan, close the bathroom door or open a window, this will prevent moisture from spreading throughout your home.
While these are all ways to effectively prevent excess moisture in your home, if damp has already appeared in your home it must be treated and removed to prevent any damage to your home and health. Other kinds of damp are not always as easy to prevent, check out this blog article for more tips on what you can do to reduce the risk of damp in your home.
How Do I Get Rid of the Damp?
Once the source of the damp has been found, a damp specialist can implement the best solution for the type of damp in your home. The best solution will depend on the type of damp in your home, and the right solutions must be implemented to ensure that the problem does not return. At CP Builders and Joiners, we are the experts in removing damp in houses, ensuring that you and your property are protected against damp.
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