Old and often non-insulated houses and buildings are more sensitive to moisture than that new houses. Faced new homes with moisture related problems. It is often wrongly against residents said that they are the cause of all the damp walls and floors, and fungi. Do not be fooled! There are exceptions, but in most instances residents behavior is not the cause of the problems.
The real causes are elsewhere
The real causes of the visible moisture and mold spots are often located elsewhere in or around your home. A mold place in a ceiling corner on the floor do not need to be completely not the result of a leak at that location. In many cases, the cause is located at the level of the ground floor. A marshy ground around your home, a leaky pipe in the crawl space, a leakage in the water supply or a broken drainage may be just the cause of moisture or mold spot somewhere higher up in the building.
Possible causes of moisture problems:
- Poor waterproofing of the structure at the location of the ground around your home
- Rain Breakdown by facades
- Leaks in drains
- Leaks in water pipes
- Internal condensation in constructions
- Leaks by high groundwater
- Leaks in the roof
- Salts and nitrates in building materials