Say goodbye to damp in your home!
When you’re renting, a common problem which can occur in your home is damp and mould. It’s not only unsightly, it smells, it can ruin your belongings and it makes your rooms feel clammy and uncomfortable.
Not being the landlord, it can sometimes feel like a good enough reason to move elsewhere, but, before you start packing your bags, there are some small and easy steps you can take yourself to stop damp being an issue!
Check out our short video for some helpful pointers on how to tackle damp first-hand by changing some of your small lifestyle habits within the home.
To stop damp, some don’ts within the home are:
If the problem is persistent or appears to be getting worse, you should talk to your landlord as there are several reasons why this could be happening, and they need to step in. With repairs for damp costing anything from £200 on one wall of a terrace house to £150,000 for a whole house in a detached home, as reported by Which?, it is worth their while to repair it as it progresses.
There are many reasons for worsening damp:
Don’t let ‘damp’ ruin your home. You have the power to implement little changes that will ease the effects this could have, so why not give our tips a try now and share any more ideas you have with us.