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Damp in House Causes Illness: Here's How To Fix It...

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Have you been troubled by a damp smell in your house after rain? It is common throughout England, especially in older homes for damp and mold to arise.

This can be due to a number of reasons such as poorly ventilated areas or gaps in your ceiling allowing moisture to creep in...

DAMP IN HOUSE CAUSES MOULD

Mould has long been recognised as a potential allergen and cause for damp in the house. The term mould describes a large family of micro organisms that produce spores . Airbourne spores can trigger adverse health problems such as allergies, asthma or other respiratory problems.

By insulating your home with Icynene you can remove damp from your property, the airtight barrier it creates prevents any moisture build up from happening in your property.

DAMP, MOULD AND INDOOR POLLUTION CAUSES. WHAT ARE THEY?

Rain leakage and other moisture penetration.

Rain or melted snow can enter through leaks in your roof or exterior sheathing, this is especially common in older properties where the exterior has been damaged by the elements.

It is also possible for moisture to creep into your home through the basement or crawl spaces.

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Building materials have evolved dramatically over the past ten years, and can now offer an array of benefits not just linked to insulation. Icynene aims to make buildings Healthier, Quieter and More Energy Efficient

Plumbing problems.

Plumbing problems can arise due to professional neglect, badly made/cheap components or bad home maintenance. Over the years damp in the home can arise buy fixtures corroding and failing. Once this happens water can seep out and cause damp in the house.

Icynene can envelop around electrical or plumbing fixtures and provide an airtight seal which can prevent damage to your home.

Poor insulation and ‘cold spots’.

Some buildings have little or no insulation, even if a home is insulated with traditional insulates such as fibreglass are not always effective as over time they deteriorate and leave room for cold spots to appear.

Cold spots can attract moisture condensation which leads directly to mould growth. Damp inside the house causes illnesses which can be combated with Icynene

Icynene helps prevent damp and mould growth in your home.

Building materials have evolved dramatically over the past ten years, and can now offer an array of benefits not just linked to insulation. Icynene aims to make buildings Healthier, Quieter and More Energy Efficient.

To see if Icynene is suitable for your property, give our friendly team a call today on 0800 1700 636, or, alternatively, simply click the button below to get the ball rolling today!