Rising damp is one of the most recurrent and well-known hazards to existing buildings and monuments. Several types of intervention exist to tackle the problem. Among these, the creation of a damp-proof course against capillary rise by means of injection of chemical products is one of the most diffused methods, thanks to the relatively easy […]
Ministers have announced a review of landlord guidance on the health risks of damp and mould following the death of a toddler. Two-year-old Awaab Ishak died in December 2020 from a respiratory condition caused by “extensive” mould in a one-bedroom flat where he lived with his parents, Faisal Abdullah and Aisha Amin, in Rochdale, Greater […]
Damp and mould affect landlords and tenants across the country. Tenant or landlord: who is responsible for mould and damp?