What is Black Mould?
Mould in your home is caused by excessive moisture in your property, the most common causes of which are high humidity, condensation and water ingress. Humidity and condensation usually caused by moisture in the air which is then exacerbated by poor ventilation and heating. All homes produce moisture in everyday activities such as cooking, bathing and washing, and, if not properly managed, even brand new homes can be affected by mould.
Although most commonly called “black mould”, there is actually a range of different types of mould, some of which are more harmful than others. It is important to ensure that you are employing a professional to diagnose the mould in your home as there are different methods of treatment.