Find out how you can manage condensation, damp and mould in your home.
Some homes suffer from damp, which can lead to mould. Mould is usually found in places where there is poor air flow and cold spots. There are lots of reasons why a home can be damp, with condensation being the most common.
Below you’ll find some guidance on how to avoid excess moisture in your home and how to minimise the risk of mould appearing. As a tenant, there are easy ways to manage and prevent condensation, damp and mould in your home.
Insulate homes in accordance with Decent Homes Standard to help reduce the likelihood of condensation occurring.
Provide appropriate response times to repairing defects within the home which may contribute to damp, condensation, and mould, these include, but are not exclusive to, heating repairs, repairs to leaks and damage to roofs.
Maintain homes to avoid penetrating and rising damp and for undertaking remedial works if these do occur.
Help customers understand how to minimise condensation in the home.
As a tenant, it is your responsibility to manage the mould in your home in the first instance. Contact us if you need further assistance with either damp or mould.
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