Damp, mould and condensation


There are different types of dampness that may affect your home, including:

Condensation can be the biggest cause of damp in homes. Condensation may be made worse if the other types of dampness are also present.

The information on these pages should help you to identify the various types of dampness and reduce condensation as well as treat the mould growth often associated with it.

Report damp or mould in your property

If you are a South Tyneside Homes tenant

See South Tyneside Homes: Report a repair

If you rent a home from a landlord

Contact the Private Sector Housing Team by: