Call us today: 0800 0193 022

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 »

 

Blog

Stay up to date with Damp Proofing Specialists with all the latest news and information from our blog.


by Damp specialist
The summer season is the best time to carry out damp proofing works on your property, especially if your property has suffered from damp issues during the cold and damper months. Problems such as rising damp and penetrating damp can cause structural issues as well as health issues to the property occupiers, it therefore better

by Damp specialist
As we enter the summer season, many homes are slowly recovering from the flooding that hit the UK. With many homes left with failed damp proofing courses, flooded basements and potential damp and mould growth within the properties, only over time can the property dry out completely. Our Damp proofing specialists are here to lend

by Damp specialist
With the recent weather taking a turn for the worst our Damp Specialists have been helping homeowners across the UK with a variety of damp related problems. With the recent flooding causing much distress to many home-owners it is reassuring to know that our Damp Proofing Specialists are here to lend a helping hand. One of the

by Damp specialist
Have you noticed the wall paper peeling off or the paint work flaking off walls at home, or even damp patches on external walls? Not to worry, The Damp Proofing Specialists are here to help with their tell-tales signs for damp and ways to prevent it. If you do notice a damp issue within your

by Damp specialist
Damp is a problem which can affect almost any property, but particularly more aged properties that do not include an adequate damp proofing course or even have inadequate ventilation. Damp can develop when the moisture content in the air is unable to escape from the room, as a result the moisture condenses on cool surfaces such as walls and windows. Over time, this dampness may cause an issue, encouraging the growth of fungi, which can emerge as

by Damp specialist
Join the Damp Proofing Specialist CPD lunch club! CPD Seminars – your chance to learn from the Damp Proofing Specialists We present Continuing Professional Development (CPD) seminars for our clients providing a suitable forum to offer industry advice and answer any specific questions. All our seminars are run by one of our team of experienced

by Damp specialist
At Damp Proofing Specialists we welcome our clients to provide feedback of their experience and services they have received. This allows us to improve our level of service standards. Below are a couple of the customer reviews given from our clients to HQ at the Damp Proofing Specialists that we would like to proudly share.

by Damp specialist
It is highly common for damp issues to go unnoticed for property owners, as in most cases it is only picked up on when the issue worsens or the property is being put on the market. In which case, a damp survey is required on instructions from either the buyer of the property or the

by Damp specialist
All damp proofing work carried out by our Damp Specialists can also be protected with our long-term guarantees – giving you peace of mind your property is covered should the damp proofing fail (terms and conditions apply). Damp Proofing Specialist Guarantees We offer long term guarantees for the following work (unless detailed otherwise in your report)

by Damp specialist
Renovating or just doing some home TLC this summer, we have put together an easy to understand infographic that looks at some essential basement waterproofing related facts as well as how flooding issues occur and how to solve the problem within your property. For Basement Waterproofing Advice Call The Specialists To find out more about Basement

by Damp specialist
In this unexpected rainy season of spring the Damp Proofing Specialists have put together our list of Top Tips to help prevent flooding in your home. As statistically one in six properties in England and Wales are at risk of flooding its worthwhile spending a few minutes to find out what you can do to

by Damp specialist
There has been recent talk about the effects of outdoor air pollution from numerous European government bodies, which sparked the question here at the Damp Proofing Specialists of what the effects are of air pollution indoors? The Importance of Home Ventilation You cannot underestimate the importance of air quality and ventilation within properties, whether it be at

by Damp specialist
To get us prepared for the wet spring ahead, we have put together an easy to understand infographic that looks at some fundamental condensation related facts as well as how to identify if you have a condensation problem within your property. For Condensation Advice Call The Specialists To find out more about Condensation give our

by Damp specialist
There are a number of solutions for damp issues – the solutions depend though on what kind of damp issue the property is affected by. In most cases though where rising damp has been diagnosed there may be a need to install a new damp proof course. Following on from of our previous blog post

by Damp specialist
Our damp proofing specialists from Cheshire were recently called upon to install a damp proofing solution for a project in Warrington. The property, which is in the process of being converted to residential flats, was undergoing major refurbishment when a survey highlighted issues with dampness on the ground floor. Once our specialists had carried out an extensive

by Damp specialist
With an increase in rising damp issues within properties, we have put together an easy to understand infographic that looks at some fundamental damp related facts as well as how to identify if you have a damp problem in your property. For Rising Damp Advice Call The Specialists To find out more about rising damp give

by Damp Proofing Specialist
There are various solutions to a damp problems – dependent of course on what type of damp problem the property is suffering from. In some instances there may be a need to install a new damp proof course – these can take the form of solid or chemical or as we are about to look at electric

by Damp Proofing Specialist
One of the questions we get asked frequently concerning damp is “how can I stop the damp problem returning ?” Stopping damp problems is certainly high on the priority list for many home owners – be it rising damp, penetrating damp or condensation. To help answer this question and to help you prevent damp becoming an issue in the future here

by Damp Proofing Specialist
Before considering an damp proofing treatment, it is most important that the source of the dampness and the type of damp problem are correctly diagnosed. Is the dampness caused by penetrating damp, rising damp or condensation? If the diagnosis is incorrect than the treatment specified to rectify the problem is also likely to be wrong. This will lead to a

by Damp Proofing Specialist
Timberwise, the damp proofing specialists, are delighted to announce that we are attending the North Devon BuildingEx 2013 The 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