During winter, the use of heaters increases indoor humidity. High indoor humidity causes cracks in the paint, and it makes black molds grow on the walls. Here are 4 ways that will help you reduce humidity in your house:
1-Good ventilation: Nothing is better than ventilation in fighting humidity. Ventilation helps renewing the air and refreshing it. This is vital, especially for those who have breathing problems. Therefore, make sure to open the windows for 10 minutes everyday in the morning. This prevents molds from growing. Good ventilation is simple and inexpensive. And doing this will save you huge amounts of money that you would may pay to fix the damage that the molds cause.
2-Double-glazed windows: the installation of double-glazed windows is important, because it keeps the house warm thus, reducing condensation.
3- Mechanical ventilation system: In case there are no windows in the room or the windows are small or you cannot open them, you can install mechanical ventilation system, which is costly option, to help you reduce humidity in your house.
4-Papers: another simple tip to minimize humidity is to put any type of papers in the closets, as papers soak humidity and musty smells.