Basement Waterproofing

Basement Waterproofing

How to Waterproof a Basement While basements and cellars are not typically built into newer homes today, they might be a common feature in several older properties. A basement can be turned into a very useful space in your home whether you use it for storage, as a utility room, or convert it into a fully-functional room in your home to use as a living area or a bedroom. However, Continue Reading

Penetrating damp signs

Penetrating damp signs

What are the Signs of Penetrating Damp? Since the UK is a country that gets quite a lot of rainfall throughout the year, penetrating damp is a common problem British homeowners face. This is especially true for older houses that might not have been built with the damp-proofing strategies that are often present in new build homes—penetrating damp results from moisture getting into the building through the external walls. If Continue Reading

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Damp proofing experts

What Causes Rising Damp? Nobody wants to deal with damp issues in their home, and rising damp is often one of the most serious types of damp to appear. This type of damp will typically appear on the ground floor of your home up to around a metre above the skirting boards, where gravity will prevent it from rising any further. Rising damp can occur in almost any type of Continue Reading

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Damp Inspection in London

What To Expect When You Book a Damp Inspection Damp is a common problem in British properties due to the cold and wet climate. While new properties are fitted with a damp proof course and other barriers are there to prevent damp from forming and causing problems within the property, many older homes do not have these measures in place and are therefore more susceptible to damp issues. If you Continue Reading

Basement Waterproofing

Different Ways to Tackle Damp in a Property

Due to the often wet weather throughout the UK, damp is a common occurrence in UK homes. Damp is caused by excess moisture in the property and can lead to serious health hazards or structural issues in the property if left untreated over time. Whether you already own a property with damp problems or are looking into purchasing a new home and want to ensure that you are not plagued Continue Reading

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Damp Proof Survey – all you need to know

What is a Damp Proof Survey and Is It Helpful? Whether you are considering buying a new home or have recently purchased a property, understanding if there are any damp issues or risks present could save you a serious amount of money in the future. Not only can damp in the home become unsightly, but it can also create a serious health hazard and even lead to structural issues in Continue Reading

Rising Damp Treatment London

Choosing a Damp Proofing Company in London

Whether you are in the process of hopefully purchasing your dream home, or already own a home that you love and want to keep in the best possible condition, damp is a problem that every current or potential homeowner should be aware of. If you love your home, then the last thing that you want is for it to suffer with unsightly and even potentially dangerous damp problems. Due to Continue Reading

London Rising Damp Treatment Options

6 Reasons Why You Might Need a Damp Proof Specialist

Anyone who lives in the UK knows that this country gets a lot of wet weather, so it’s not a surprise to most that the average UK home has a few damp problems. Issues with mould and damp are quite common. Damp can develop on the inside of any property and can be the result of several potential issues from damaged damp proof courses to drains that are not working Continue Reading

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Mould Removal London

If you and your family have noticed that you are sneezing at home more often than usual, even if it’s not allergy season, it could be due to the presence of mould in your home. Mould can sometimes be hidden or undetectable during the early stages, so you may not always realise that it is present within your home. So, how exactly can you tell if there is mould in Continue Reading

how to fix damp problems

How to Fix Damp Problems

Due to the wet climate in the UK, damp is often a common occurrence in British properties. Problems that are caused by excess moisture, however, can lead to serious structural issues if left untreated and can even become hazardous to your health. If you own or are considering purchasing a property with damp issues, it’s important to understand the different types of damp, what causes it, how to prevent it, Continue Reading