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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 »


About Us

Damp Proofing Specialists are a specialist division of Timberwise, a company synonymous with damp and timber treatments throughout the UK for over 30 years. The specialist division of Damp Proofing Specialists arose through a consistent demand from our customers for a team who really knew and understood the problems that damp can cause in a property. So whilst all out surveyors are fully qualified and understand all aspects of remedial property care, their day to day focus is damp proofing.

The Damp Team You Can Trust

All of our specialists are highly trained and skilled, most of which hold the CSRT (Certified Surveyor in Remedial Treatments) qualification. The Damp Proofing Specialists in Timberwise are proud members of The Property Care Association (The PCA). The PCA provide accreditation to our specialists for damp control and other property care sectors. Our experts undergo thorough checks to achieve and retain the membership through regular technical, operational and procedural checks. This gives you the assurance that all our team can deliver a high quality damp proofing service and peace of mind supported by long-term as well as insured guarantees.


The advantage of the group structure is that Damp Proofing Specialists have the nationwide support and back up of the parent company and as such we have offices in 26 separate locations across England and Wales and a further 12 in Scotland through our partner company Wise Property Care.

So you get local service from local people who understand you and your property, with the backing of a national company. All of our surveyors are local to the area they survey and are available to provide a swift local service when you need it most.

To find out more call us today on 0800 0193 022 and let us help you.