Why does indoor humidity matter?

Is damp climbing up your walls... and driving you up the wall? Few things make a home quite so unpleasant. Whether you have a damp problem with your building (rising or penetrating damp) or your moisture comes from cooking or drying laundry inside (condensation), the result can be a horrible musty smell, mold growing on your walls (and on your clothes), and a greater risk of respiratory illness. It can take time to sort out a major damp problem so what do you do in the meantime? One solution is to invest in a dehumidifier: an electric gadget that removes moisture from the air. Let's take a closer look at how they work!

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