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Do you have trouble with mould, damp walls and mason work? This blog may help you!

A tiled stove – A guarantee against mould?

Tiled stoves are able to prevent the development of mould in your house just because of the radiant heat they produce. Heat rays are comparable with sun rays, both are a kind of long-wave infrared radiation.

Mould – Is there a rule when mould spores turn into mould?

Yes, at least there is an indirect rule!
Whenever dampness hits and settles on a walls surface it becomes vulnerable for mould growth. Of course mould won’t grow from humidity and heat in your kitchen after you cooked a hot meal! But if this case is quiet frequent and the dampness has no chance to dry [...]

Order of the day: Don’t insulate, but do dehumidify!

Here in Germany there are approx. 20 million houses and 75% are older than 25 years. According to the experience of ECODRY Systeme GmbH we know that around two thirds of houses which are older than 25 years are having trouble with dampness. So all in all there are 10 million houses suffering from problems [...]

Take samples of mould yourself

There’s no problem in taking samples of mould yourself. Analyzing and assessing the samples is a separate matter.
But let’s take a look at how to take samples of mould first:
Mould is known to have three different developmental stages:
1.) Mobile, invisible spores, which spread through the air
2.) Visible mould on walls or items
3.) Mycelia, consists of [...]

How much mould is acceptable?

There are no official standards about mould pollution in the air of a room. To this date there hasn’t been any ordinance passed by the EU just because in this case it’s nearly impossible:
Mould and its spores are so common like the air that we breathe.
Our bodies are already used to some kinds of mould, [...]

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