Now that winter’s officially here, it’s time to shut all the windows and crank the heater, but in making our homes feel cosy for the cooler months, we run the risk of attracting mould.
Mould isn’t only damaging to your home — it also comes with health risks, especially for people suffering from asthma and respiratory issues.
It loves dust, cotton, leather and wood. When combined with warm temperatures and moisture it can grow — meaning conditions make winter prime time for mould to strike.
In the video above, the Today Show spoke with expert Anthony Portale on how to prevent mould from growing at your home and the best ways to remove it if it does.
Portale explains that the easiest way to prevent mould in winter is to make sure you keep your home well-ventilated and clean from dust.
If you’re home is prone to mould outbreaks, the best way to stop it in its tracks is to keep your windows open and invest in a dehumidifier.
When it does strike, Portale says to go for a natural cleaning solution like vinegar over bleach.
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