I have been advised that vents should be installed through the outside/external walls. Is this a strata responsibility? – Petrina, NSW
Q: I have a ventilation problem causing mould and paint delamination in my unit. I have been advised that vents should be installed through the outside/external walls. Is this a strata responsibility, or am I responsible for it?
A: This will likely be your responsibility. We advise consulting with either your strata manager or strata committee before starting any works.
Getting proper by-laws drafted and registered and following correct procedures will help make the process run smoother.
These requests may take time though, so in the meantime, you might want to try some of the tips found in our guide to help reduce mould in your apartment. Click here to read more.