The effect of not having good quality air in the home is dramatic. The average person spends 90% of their time indoors and 70% of this time is spent in their own home. The indoor living environment is therefore crucial to the health of the occupants.
We inhale and exhale approximately 17,000 times a day. By sealing up our homes we are breathing in a variety of contaminants and pollutants.
If condensation occurs over a prolonged period of time, other signs will start to appear such as damp patches on walls, peeling wallpaper and ultimately black mould growth.
1 in 5 UK homes suffer from mould and condensation problems. Unless the problem is dealt with professionally it will come back to haunt you time and time again.
Condensation is arguably the most common form of dampness with 1 in 5 homes in the UK affected.
As most asthma or allergy sufferers will know, the common house dust mite can play a major part in aggravating their symptoms and high levels of humidity in the home is the perfect breeding ground for dust mites.
Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas. Health studies from around the world have linked exposure to Radon to the increased risk of lung cancer.
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