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How to Clean Kitchen Hood Filter

A clogged kitchen hood filter can create excess humidity in your home just like after taking a bath. It is important to learn how to clean kitchen hood filter properly so that you can reduce the amount of humidity in your home. This simple maintenance task only takes a few minutes and will make an…

Does a dehumidifier cool a room like this?

Does a Dehumidifier Cool a Room?

There are many reasons to own a dehumidifier, but does a dehumidifier cool a room? It’s a question that many will ask, so let’s dig in to find some answers. Humidity and the Effect on Temperature Humidity itself doesn’t raise the temperature but it can cause it to feel warmer. The reason behind this is…

House Ventilation Tips - open bathroom window.

House Ventilation Tips for all Year Round

During the summer, ventilation in your home doesn’t seem to be much of an issue. That’s because the weather is warm and most people will leave the windows or doors open. During the winter months, however, you are going to need the best house ventilation tips available to improve your home’s air quality. House Ventilation…


How to Get Rid of Mould in the Shower

When a lot of people ask about 'How to get rid of mould in the shower', they assume that it requires replacing the grout and silicon around the shower area, this is not the case. If you're growing stressed at the level of mould building up in your shower, then fear not. There is good…

A doctor examining symptoms to a possible cause of black mould.

What are the Health Problems Caused by Black Mould?

Having black mould in your home is not just costly but can also be dangerous to your health. This is especially true when faced with infestations of toxic black mould. Understanding the common indications can help keep you and the entire family safe. Most Common Complaints from Black Mould While there are many health issues…

A basement light

How to Respond to a Flooded Basement

It’s the moment a lot of homeowners dread; the flooded basement! It creates a sense of panic and uncertainty in the best of us. It is not always as bad as it looks and there are several steps you can take to minimise the damage. Don’t worry, just read on for some helpful tips you…

Measuring out a Homemade Dehumidifier

How to Make a Homemade Dehumidifier

Living in areas with high humidity allows mould spores to grow. Because of this, you are putting your family’s health at risk by living amongst excess mould. Many people will resort to purchasing a dehumidifier to lower the moisture level of the home. What if you don’t want to spend the money? The solution is…

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Does my Home Need Damp Proofing?

You might be facing some damp problems in your property and are wondering if damp proofing is right for you. Let me explain some of the damp proofing treatments that are common and if they are going to help solve your issues. What is Damp Proofing? Damp proofing is a general term to describe the…

Meaco Wall Mounted Dehumidifier

New Wall Mounted Dehumidifier by Meaco

This summer, one of MR's favourite brands, Meaco have announced their new range of dehumidifiers. A wall mounted dehumidifier, appropriately named the MeacoWall. You can now preorder directly from Meaco's website (site here). Without being too explicit on it's official release date, the sales page for the new range does feature a checkbox to suggest you…

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