How to reduce humidity in a house

wooden windows in house with condensation
Condensation on windows is a common symptom of high humidity (Image credit: Getty Images)

Looking at how to reduce humidity in a house is an important step if you're noticing increased condensation on windows, potential mould growth or damp. 

Taking early steps to limit humidity in rooms using home ventilation or a dehumidifier will help to prevent these problems and reduce the chance of them returning. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.