Mould contamination in rented property

mould due to leaky window

Every person is entitled to decent and healthy living conditions. This is particularly true in rented accommodation where the landlords have a duty to ensure that their properties are fit for purpose and do not represent a health risk to their occupants. I have recently inspected a London apartment where the landlord seriously neglected his [...]

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Mould growth on walls and bedding after radiator leak

leaking radiator pipe

This inner city London apartment has suffered from two unfortunate incidents of leaking radiator pipes. The apartment is relatively small and consists of one bedroom, a study room, a living room, a bathroom and a kitchen. The property was situated in a larger residential complex and is used only occasionally as a holiday home. I [...]

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Stachybotrys contamination of an inner city townhouse

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I have  recently been appointed to carry out an investigation of a possible mould contamination in a stylish inner city townhouse. The property occupants have been suffering from bad musty odours for several months and have started to experience some odverse health symptoms. The facility management company in charge of the property has failed to [...]

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Mould contamination due to building structural failure

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Old period buildings often suffer from small structural failures due to ground subsidence, timber sagging or material deterioration. These common failures are usually quickly recognised and repaired by the property owners. The situation get sometimes a bit more complicated if properties are tied in long term maintenance contracts. Even though the maintenance companies are trying [...]

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Pest and Mould contamination after boiler leak

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Water damage to the property is not usually limited to the immediately obvious water staining and possible material deterioration but sometimes escalates into a more complex issue affecting the indoor air quality in the whole property and having negative effect on the health of the  occupants. Water damage to a building is usually not a [...]

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