DAMP NUM­BERS

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The ma­jor­ity of Kiwi homes are un­der­heated by WHO stan­dards.

46 per cent of New Zealand homes suf­fer from con­den­sa­tion.

35 per cent of New Zealand homes have vis­i­ble mould.

You are 49 per cent more likely to have asthma with vis­i­ble mould in the home.

New Zealand has the high­est dust mite pop­u­la­tion in the world due to cold tem­per­a­tures and high hu­mid­ity.

New Zealand is ranked sixth in the world for eczema and 10th for al­ler­gies.

Sources: BRANZ, Bea­con Path­way, Otago School of Medicine, Asthma Foun­da­tion.

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