How to prevent mould or mildew
The most common areas for mould to appear are bathrooms and kitchens. This is due to the amount of moisture in these rooms and, more often than not, insufficient ventilation.
Mould around bathtubs and in showers is the number one problem area for many homes and the appearance of mould should be taken as an indication of poor air circulation through these areas. If you make it a habit to open windows and doors regularly, this will greatly reduce the possibility of mould growth.
It is common not to open enough windows during the winter months. If you find moisture on your windows in the morning after a cold night, it is a good indication that you should be opening more windows.
Excess moisture can also lead to the rusting of steel doors and window frames.
How to deal with mould and mildew
Be sure your bathroom stays well-ventilated. Keep your doors and windows open as far as possible when taking a bath or shower.
These additional actions will help keep your bathroom fresh and mould-free.
How to clean mould and mildew
As with anything in life, prevention is always better than cure.
Dry off excess moisture as soon as possible.
Avoid excessive condensation.
If mould does appear, deal with it as soon as possible.
If you are renting from Rosslee and you are battling to get rid of your mould problem, call us on 011 907 2645.
The Rosslee Maintenance Crew would gladly assist with advice and service.