Keeping your home mould free during the winter can be quite the challenge. As temperatures dip outside, in stark contrast to the cosy, warm environment we create inside, our rooms become the ideal climate for mould.
If you do have a problem with this in your home, it is important to consider how to keep your home mould free during the winter. After all, while some accidents at home, such as minor slips, trips and falls, are unavoidable, you can prevent mould-related illnesses.
How to keep your bedroom mould free during the winter
Keeping your home mould free during the winter can be easier said than done. You should aim to prevent condensation and damp conditions in the bedroom, as this encourages mould to grow.
In an attempt to keep your bedroom mould free during the winter, you should follow these five simple steps:
- Never dry clothes in your bedroom. In the winter, when you cannot dry them outside, use the bathroom, with the door shut and a window open.
- Wipe your windows each morning to remove condensation. There will be moisture on your windows even if it is not apparent.
- Ventilate your home. As cold as it may be, open your windows throughout the house each morning and pile on some layers to stay warm.
- Keep your heating on low, all day, rather than selecting specific times to enjoy odd bursts of heat.
- If your home isn’t insulated and draught-proofed, you could be fighting a losing battle. Look into this more, you could even be eligible to for a grant to help cover the costs.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you have been involved in an accident at home through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to claim personal injury compensation.
No matter whether you slipped due to a leaking boiler, or you are being made to live in uninhabitable conditions in your new rented property, whatever the situation, Accident Advice Helpline can help you.
For more information, and to receive a free initial consultation, about anything from slips and trips to mould-related issues, speak with one of our friendly advisors today. Lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for your convenience.
Call us on freephone helpline number 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.
Date Published: August 1, 2016
Author: Accident Advice