People are frequently exposed to more than 200 types of fungi indoors and outdoors. These include mold-like fungi, just as other fungi, for example, yeasts and mushrooms. Mold symptoms, particularly black mold symptoms, are dangerous, and can even be life threatening. Read more about causes, effects and mitigation of mold.
Dampness is one of the important aspects to keep in mind throughout the construction life cycle of a building. If neglected, it can affect the structure adversely and create unhygienic conditions for its occupants. The following are the major causes of dampness
Dampness in buildings may occur due to bad design, faulty construction process and use of poor quality of materials. Dampness not only affects the life of the building but also creates unhygienic conditions of the important items of work in the construction of a building. Following methods are generally adopted to prevent the effects of dampness in building
Dampness is a common cause of worry for any homebuyer and it is essential to use the right waterproofing material to prevent the seepage of water from a structure for its durability.
A short overview of dampness by one of our Home Inspectors – Mohammed Hanifa. A 10 minute read. Dampness is a state of excess or unwanted moisture which may be harmful in the context of walls/structure and may reduce its lifespan. The reasons for the same may be one or more Read more…