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Bedroom damp caused by poor air circulation

Left untreated, damp can be bad for both your health (the mould and spores can aggravate respiratory problems such as asthma) and the health of your property: If any form of damp is left unchecked it can cause a number of potentially serious issues, including damage to decorated surfaces, or timber decay and even wet rot, which can lead to structural deterioration, and may necessitate major repair costs. More »

Penetrating damp in brickwork can cause major wall instabilities

Whether it’s damp proofing walls to prevent penetrating damp, treating rising damp, or dealing with condensation problems, damp proofing costs needn’t be prohibitive, though selecting the appropriate treatment will depend on the results of the damp survey. More »

Deep wall damp can be almost hidden behind plastering and wall paper

Penetrating damp: Once the source of the water ingress has been identified and repaired, treatments such as silicone water repellents, bitumen coatings, or a waterproof membrane can be applied to guard against future damp problems. More »

Brickwork affected by damp can cause serious problems for your home

Rising damp: Specialist creams are injected into the brickwork to form a waterproof barrier at the base of the wall; this will prevent water rising and penetrating into the building. Once the brickwork has dried out, the interior walls are re-plastered with plaster containing a waterproof additive. More »


Monthly Archives: January 2013

Damp proofing specialists Timberwise attend North Devon BuildingEx 2013

Timberwise, the damp proofing specialists, are delighted to announce that we are attending the North Devon BuildingEx 2013

Register for North Devon BuildingEx 2013The North Devon BuildingEx is a one day exhibition and CPD event held in Barnstaple and offers a great opportunity for North Devon based property professionals to meet local industry experts. The local Timberwise Barnstaple team will be on hand throughout the day to provide assistance and advice on any projects needing our expertise in damp proofing, woodworm infestation treatments, fungal decay out breaks and property care in general. At Timberwise we have a wide range of expertise in providing different solutions for property care issues which are sympathetic to the needs of the property owner and the property.

Property care specialist Mike Dunn CSRT, CSSW will be presenting our CPD seminar entitled “Woodworm Infestation and Fungal Decay in Buildings” in the early morning slot at 8.30am straight after the traditional bacon sandwich breakfast at 8.15 am!

To be held on Wednesday 6th February, 2013 the venue for the day is:

The Arlington Suite,
Barnstaple Hotel,
Braunton Road,
EX31 1LE

The day commences at 8am (with a breakfast roll for breakfast!) and finishes at 4pm and features a range of local organisations exhibiting and presenting their CPD seminars through the day.

The event is free to attend. To secure a place at the Timberwise seminar head over to the North Devon BuildingEx website and complete the registration form.