How to prevent and remove mould on windows

mould on window and around wall
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Is mould on windows causing you to dread opening your curtains in the morning? This unsightly problem is actually really common — but worrying nonetheless. Not only does mould look downright ugly, it can also cause health problems, bad odours and will most certainly put off potential buyers should you come to sell your property.

Luckily for your, our mould removal tips are here to help — whether you have noticed black spots appearing on the silicone sealant around your window frames or suspicious looking marks cropping up on your frames and cills.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.