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Information on Reducing Damp and Mould over Winter

Many people will experience problems with damp and mould in their home at some point and it may be a cause of concern in the colder months. Mould growth is usually the result of condensation, however in some instances it can be a result of damp caused by disrepair.

There are three main causes of damp in properties; Penetrating damp, Rising Damp and Condensation leading to mould growth. Condensation is by far the most common cause of damp and mould within properties this time of year.

Useful information on minimising damp, mould, and condensation in your home.


Homes need to be both heated and ventilated to reduce condensation and mould. We are aware that people are finding the rising cost of living hard and face financial challenges with heating. Click below to view our range of cost of living support, including help paying rent and household bills.

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