A PROPERTY expert has revealed the five 'easy adjustments' you can make to stop condensation and mould in your home.
Many of us are struggling with condensation now the weather has dropped – but a few simple changes could help banish it.
James Berry, Deputy Chief Executive of the Property Care Association, revealed there were some simple and free tricks to help keep your home moisture free.
Speaking to Landlord Today, he said: "Issues with condensation and mould are usually more apparent in winter as the external air temperature is low.
“Mould is often the first indication that there is an issue with high humidity but condensation can present itself as water running down internal surfaces, leading to staining, peeling decoration and rot.
A simple fix is to turn the heating on – but many of us would prefer to avoid rising energy bills.
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That said, James revealed five simple steps which cost no money.
We all love submerging into a hot bath when it gets colder – but the way you run it could make all the difference in banishing condensation.
Running cold water in the bath before hot can reduce steam by 90% preventing excess moisture in the air.
For showers, the home expert recommend opening the bathroom window and keeping the door shut until the steam has gone.
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