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High humidity turning everything mouldy

Post by abbby » Fri, 31 Jul 2020 11:10 am

My clothes, bags, boxes, cabinets keeps forming moulds. It has been raining and every time it rains every gets mould.

Is there a solution to fix this?
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Re: High humidity turning everything mouldy

Post by BBCDoc » Fri, 31 Jul 2020 11:27 am

Dehumidify your Place

Check window and door seals

Get professional help to remove the mould


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Re: High humidity turning everything mouldy

Post by PNGMK » Fri, 31 Jul 2020 3:21 pm

It's actually a bit dependent on where you live in Singapore. I've been in places where it was terrible - low rise homes next to treees and parks and the ocean are the worse.
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Re: High humidity turning everything mouldy

Post by abbby » Fri, 31 Jul 2020 3:24 pm

PNGMK wrote:
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 3:21 pm
It's actually a bit dependent on where you live in Singapore. I've been in places where it was terrible - low rise homes next to treees and parks and the ocean are the worse.
Yes, I think the trees around my place is rather dense and causing the humidity. Oceans too? And houses near oceans, metal furniture (that are not stainless steel) do rust?
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Re: High humidity turning everything mouldy

Post by bgd » Fri, 31 Jul 2020 8:04 pm

The movement of air helps, i.e. fans. Not always practical for wardrobes and i'm sure more effective in some places than others.

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Re: High humidity turning everything mouldy

Post by Max Headroom » Sat, 01 Aug 2020 12:43 pm

I think fans are one thing, but an actual draft from outside tends to really make the difference. Closed areas have a tendency to load up on humidity, unless the a/c is running of course. We're constantly exhaling water vapour, which adds up if it can't go anywhere.

Also, yes, Singapore's interior (Bukit Timah etc) seems to be a more humid area, especially at night, undoubtedly, due to the jungle. The coast is better, likely because there are fewer trees and also because it's breezier. I live(d) in both areas and can tell the difference in humidity.

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Re: High humidity turning everything mouldy

Post by abbby » Sun, 02 Aug 2020 10:51 am

Max Headroom wrote:
Sat, 01 Aug 2020 12:43 pm
I think fans are one thing, but an actual draft from outside tends to really make the difference. Closed areas have a tendency to load up on humidity, unless the a/c is running of course. We're constantly exhaling water vapour, which adds up if it can't go anywhere.

Also, yes, Singapore's interior (Bukit Timah etc) seems to be a more humid area, especially at night, undoubtedly, due to the jungle. The coast is better, likely because there are fewer trees and also because it's breezier. I live(d) in both areas and can tell the difference in humidity.
That's good to hear cos I was considering move closer to the coast (lol)...and was quite worried about the humidity level as well.
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