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While many people opt for dehumidifiers like the Unibond Moisture Absorter which is now £8.99 on Amazon and doesn’t use any electricity to work, there is a more natural way to eliminate dampness and mould, which will keep your home looking beautiful at the same time. time. Yes, it’s plants.
The Amazon Spathiphyllum, also known as the “peace lily,” is a beautiful-looking plant that is also very practical. They are said to significantly reduce condensation in homes, which can help prevent mold problems, and Peace Lillies have been shown to help homes and apartments suffering from condensation and black mold, because they absorb moisture and mold spores.
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As reported by MEN According to Julie DeCosta, a plant expert at BackyardBoss, peace lilies are easy to grow, and thrive in areas with high humidity with temperatures between 18 to 29 degrees. Coincidentally, these are also the areas most likely to be exposed to condensation and mold.
“The peace lily loves moisture and can easily absorb mold spores by using them at the root level as a food source. It also improves air quality by 60 percent. The plant is exceptional at degrading and neutralizing toxins such as carbon monoxide,” she says. And formaldehyde.”
However, it should be noted that the plant can be toxic to dogs and cats. So, if you buy one, make sure you place it on a high windowsill, or out of reach of animals.
The Peace Lily plant is a best-selling plant on Amazon, with reviews indicating that it has helped some customers solve mold problems in their homes. “Read that these plants help prevent mold in the bathroom. Bought it for my daughter and it seems to be working at the moment,” wrote one Amazon fan who bought the plant.
Another added: “I bought this plant to help remove mold. It arrived very quickly and very well and securely packaged.”
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“I bought this because I’ve been getting a little condensation on my window so far, and it’s on my kitchen window and it seems to have helped with the cold weather now,” another person wrote.
Another added: “I bought a peace lily to combat condensation on and around the bedroom window. It’s a very healthy plant, well worth the money.”
Julie says Peace Lilies aren’t the only plants that can help prevent mold and moisture problems in the home. She also recommends investing in English ivy, which will look wonderfully festive in any home as we approach Christmas.
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“It’s a great filter of air toxins and gets rid of 78 percent of airborne mold within 12 hours,” says Julie. “This plant helps combat the common mold that appears as green and black spots found in damp corners of homes.”
“Ivy is also particularly beneficial for allergy sufferers because it removes toxins from the air. This is also a good choice of plant for removing formaldehyde or benzene. It is one of the most successful varieties for this household task.
Slightly more expensive than the Peace Lily, the English Ivy pot is priced at £10.99 on Amazon. Another option is Chlorophytum Variegatum – also known as spider plant. Priced at £12.99 on Amazon here, the Spider Plant is ideal for those struggling to keep their plants alive, as it is ‘easy to grow and hard to kill’.
According to experts, indoor plants can remove 90 percent of toxins in the air in just two days. “Spider plants absorb mold in their leaves, and they also get rid of dust allergens and toxins like carbon monoxide,” says Julie.
For a more unique option to gift to a friend or loved one this Christmas, Bloom and Wild have some great options on sale currently. Presented in a stunning ceramic bowl, the Peace Lily is priced at £33, with next day delivery.
Even cheaper is Bloom and Wild’s Spider Plant, which is served in an eco-friendly hanging pot made from recycled coffee husks and bamboo fibre, and is priced at £29.