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Preventing damp, mould and condensation

Condensation is a common problem in Mendip and may lead to black mould on walls ceilings and behind cupboards.  It is often caused by simply living in your home as many activities we do produce moisture, such as breathing, cooking and showering.  Damp may also be caused by structural defects resulting in rising or penetrating damp, or a lack of efficient heating, insulation or ventilation. 

Advice on dealing with damp and mould can be found in the following leaflets:

pdf icon Condensation, damp and mould advice leaflet (CSE) [245kb]

pdf icon Dealing with damp and mould in your home (easy read) (CSE) [12Mb]









Last modified: 12 July 2018