Tag: mould

Mould and damp: We need a healthy housing agenda

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to rethink how we approach health and protect our populations. It has amplified social and economic vulnerability.

6 secrets a building pest inspection report can reveal

You know how our detective side surfaces every time we’re about to make a purchase? We get suspicious and try to analyse whatever we’re...

Could your rental be making you sick this winter?

Heavy rainfall, cold temperatures and heaters, combined with poor ventilation create ideal conditions for mould issues in your rental property and the potential to make...

Could your apartment be making you sick?

Oftentimes, when we think of our apartment we think of safety and comfort. However, the apartment where we find solace may not be as safe as we think.

How a dehumidifier can keep mould at bay in your property

Most tenants visit multiple properties before they choose the one they'd like to live in - and unsurprisingly, they're usually quite selective.

Hidden housemates: Don’t miss these 10 household spiders

There's no doubt that spiders are one of the most common household pests in Australia. While the majority of spiders can't harm you, there...

Asbestos – Could it be in my rental property?

Think you've found asbestos in your property? Asbestos can be a renovation hazard, so here's what you should you look out for.