Posted on
August 10th, 2016

The 3 Essential Steps for Getting Rid of Damp and Mould

Whether you are a home owner or regularly deal with damp and mould as part of your job, it is extremely important to understand what they are and how to effectively treat them. If you choose to ignore these household problems, you could face putting you and those around you at serious risk.

Here are the 3 essential steps for getting rid of damp and mould.

Diagnose

One of the most important steps is to carefully diagnose the damp and mould. There are many things that could be causing these problems, from leaking gutters and damaged roof tiles to the faulty pipes and poor damp proofing. Identifying the root of the problem means that you can make the necessary repairs before moving onto the treatment stage, making the process of ridding your home of damp and mould much more effective.

Treat

The next stage after diagnosis is treatment. There are many products out there and which one you need will depend on the type of damp and mould that is affecting the building. Dampkits have many treatments available to help you, including paint additives, eradication kits, floor coatings and basement waterproofing. You can see our range by visiting the products page on our website and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact the team directly.

Prevent

After you have treated the damp, it is really important to take steps to prevent these from returning in the future. These could include improving ventilation by regularly opening windows and doors, turning on extractor fans, wiping away condensation and drying clothes outdoors. These things won’t take up much of your time but will be extremely beneficial to your home and everyone that lives there.

If would like further information or advice from our experts, please call 0845 400 6666 email info@dampkits.co.uk.

 

 

 

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