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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 »


Category Archives: CPD seminars

CPD Seminars from The Damp Proofing Specialists

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 surveyors that can be presented with ease and comfort of your own offices at hassle-free time for yourselves.

There is no charge for our CPD seminars.

At present we provide seminars on the following subjects:

Basement Waterproofing Solutions 

Calling upon over 10 years of expertise in the successful treatment of flooded basements, Timberwise can enrich the participants understanding of BS8102 regulations along with the pros and cons of the numerous kinds of waterproofing treatments available today. (Download our Basement Waterproofing CPD Info sheet)

Causes, diagnosis and rectification of dampness in properties

This common CPD seminar examines rising damp together with condensation issues in properties and explores the ideal techniques to correct dampness in the property. (Download our Dampness in Buildings CPD Info sheet)

Air Quality – The source of condensation and condensation control

This seminar specifically looks at condensation and largely the sources of condensation and mould development in properties. Solutions to condensation issues are likewise studied thoroughly. (Download our Air Quality – the cause of condensation and condensation control CPD Info sheet)

‘Lunch & Learn’ with the Damp Proofing Specialists

Why not take up our ‘Lunch & Learn’ Offer? – book one of our CPD training seminars and we’ll provide the lunchtime refreshments for anyone participating in the CPD. What could be better? CPD points along with a free lunch!

Take a look at our CPD seminar leaflet that provides information on all our CPDs.

Arranging a CPD seminar couldn’t be easier

Simply call the team on 0800 0193 022 and we’ll be happy to arrange a seminar for you.