6 signs mould is growing under your floor — and how to get rid of it

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Mould under flooring can occur with many different types of flooring, although it tends to be more common with some than others. 

While mould removal from walls, ceilings and other visible surfaces is usually pretty straightforward, spotting and dealing with it when it is hidden from sight, under your floor covering is quite another matter.

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.