Last edited 20 Sep 2018

Moisture in buildings

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Moisture is the presence of water, often in small or even trace amounts. Moisture can be found in water vapour, condensation, and in or on the fabric of a building and can cause damp resulting in problems such as staining, mould growth, mildew and poor indoor air quality, and so on.

The common sources of moisture in buildings include:

Moisture levels can be reduced through a number of measures:

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