With the arrival of cold autumn days and rain forced many freshly washed laundry to dry indoors. However, such a solution, experts warn, can cause health problems. In many homes because of drying clothes concentration of moisture is up to 30 percent.
So high is ideal for the development of mites leading to reduced air quality. People residing in such premises can develop sensitivity to various allergic diseases.
According to research conducted in 100 homes in 2011, it showed that 87 percent of households in winter clothes drying in closed areas, while two-thirds put the clothes near radiators.
People are trying to make homes more energy efficient, but forget the ventilation, said Professor Colin Porteous. Professor Richards, however, said that excess moisture creates conditions for mold growth, which may be visible for a few months, reports Daily.