When old buildings are restored, this is of course done with the best intentions. The restoration is carried out in order to correct defective heat insulation and to avoid the increased energy costs caused by this. This usually involves installing new windows. While this solves the problem of the heat insulation, modern windows seal so well that the necessary air exchange is hindered. The consequence: The air humidity increases, forming the basis for the feared mould growth on walls and ceilings.
Mould risk isn’t always clear to the naked eye
Identifying damp walls and avoiding mould
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