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You can buy an air ioniser and purifier which they should be much cheaper and smaller than most dehumidifiers. It reduces the level of humidity in the air. Also it will remove pollutants from the air such as dust, mould, mildew, bacteria, viruses, fumes, fungus, pollen, odours, fibres, smoke, soot and other microscopic airborne particles. In addition, ...


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Kill the mold first (Bleach, Borax, Vinegar, etc.) then you may use thermal imager (e.g. Flir One) which can help you isolate places of possible cold leaks.


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Mold inspections will always reveal some mold somewhere. Go for it, but don't expect that to be the end of the story. I know people who have moved to escape 'mold' allergies, symptoms remained. It's not that you can't be allergic to mold, just that there are many other things it could be. Look at dust, pollution, pests, pollen, and CO. Carbon monoxide ...


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Exhaust fans are made out of metal and plastic. Very very hard for mold to grow there. Mold will pick out a more organic material - like drywall. You should clean your exhaust for dust every year or at least check on it but not for mold. I doubt if you have symptoms coming from your house that it is your exhaust or attic. Now attic could have mold - I ...


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Your problem is probably caused by the steam from showering condensing on and around your windows. I would recommend keeping the bathroom door closed while you shower and turning the exhaust fan on while you shower and for at least a half hour after. This will greatly reduce the moisture in your apartment. On warmer days it would also help to crack your ...


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You can purhcase products such as DampRid. It is availabe in various size packages and will work to passively dehumidify a space. You do not want to use a fan or any active air mover to attempt to dry the window space. This can enable the mold to spread to other areas. Mold is dangerous to your health and this issue should be handled soon. One point of ...



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