Part of Historic Environment Scotland

Inform Guide: Mould Growth

This INFORM guide describes how and why mould grows in traditional buildings. 

It explores:

  • the health impacts of mould
  • ventilation
  • signs of mould growth
  • prevention
  • how to remove mould

  • Date Published

    14 August 2019

  • Publication Types

    Technical, Advice & Guidance, INFORM Guide

  • Author(s)

    Moses Jenkins

    Moses is a Senior Technical Officer with Historic Environment Scotland. He has degrees in history from Stirling and Glasgow universities and has a PhD in Scottish Traditional Brickwork from the University of Dundee.

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    Mould Growth (2.76 MB)
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A cover page with a picture of mould growing on wooden beams