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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: East Midlands

Walleton Park

Damp Proofing Nottingham

If you have any worries about damp in your property, or in a property you are looking at buying then call the Damp Proofing Specialists on 0800 0193 022 for a professional survey. We have been providing damp proofing services in Nottingham and the surrounding areas for over 20 years, building up a specialist knowledge of everything to do with damp proofing and waterproofing, becoming renowned for our high quality work.

Damp Proofing in Nottingham

Nottingham is a city in the East Midlands region of England with a population of approximately 806,000. Nottingham is renowned for its association with the legend of Robin Hood, and its historic links to the lace and bicycle industries. The city receives around 300,000 overseas visitors every year attracted by its shopping, nightlife, history and the Robin Hood legend. Notable places of interest include Nottingham Castle, Sherwood Forest, City of Caves, the Lace Market, The Galleries of Justice and the city’s many historical public houses. World class venues in the city include Nottingham Royal Concert Hall and the Nottingham Arena with the nearby Wollaton Park also being a prime location for many events.

Nottingham originally grew as a city through the textiles, lace, and the bicycle industries. These industries have since declined and Nottingham is now a service based economy. There are several well known companies that have their headquarters in Nottingham including Boots, E-ON, John Player & Sons, Gala Group, Speedo, Vision Express, Games Workshop and Paul Smith. Growth sectors in Nottingham include pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, new media and design.

There is a strong sporting tradition in Nottingham with two football clubs at the centre- Nottingham Forest and Notts County. Nottingham Forest have won the European Cup twice and Notts County are famous for being the oldest professional football team in the world, having been formed in 1862. Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club play their cricket at Trent Bridge, which is a test match and one day international venue. Ice Hockey is also very popular in the city with the Nottingham Panthers being the city’s representative in the professional Elite Ice Hockey League. Nottingham is also home to the National Watersports Centre where rowing, canoeing and sailing are participated in. Famous people from the city include Nell Gwyn, D H Lawrence, Alan Sillitoe, Richard Beckinsale, Kenneth Clarke, Ed Balls, Christopher Dean and Jayne Torvill.

Damp Proofing Specialists

Damp Proofing Specialists have been providing expert damp proofing solutions throughout Nottingham and the East Midlands for over 20 years. If you are experiencing problems with damp in your home and want advice from an expert, call the Damp Proofing Specialists now on 0800 0193 022 to book a survey to determine the most effective and efficient solution.

 

Leicester

Damp Proofing Leicester

Rising damp or penetrative damp in your home can be damaging to the timber of your property and also have an affect on your health. If you are a homeowner in Leicester and have noticed signs of damp in your home or if you are looking to buy a home and need expert advice on damp proofing then call us now on 0800 0193 022 and we will advise on the best course of action to take. We have been serving the residents of Leicester for over 20 years with Damp Proofing services and have built a strong reputation for the quality of our services.

Damp Proofing in Leicester

Leicester is the largest city in the East Midlands with a population of around 280,000. The city originally grew through the strengths of its engineering, shoemaking and hosiery industries. Many houses were built to support the workers in these industries and it is estimated that over a third of the housing stock in Leicester is over 80 years old. Older properties can be more prone to damp problems and this is where we can help. We are specialists in all aspects of damp proofing and water proofing work so call us now on 0800 0193 022 and speak to one of our team of experts.

Leicester is well known for its National Space Centre, the Botanic Gardens, Abbey Park, Jewry Wall and Leicester Castle. Leicester is an ancient city with a history dating back over 2000 years. Leicester has architecture that dates back to Roman, Medieval and Anglo Saxon Periods and it was an important city of the industrial revolution. There has been significant development in the city but it still retains a large portion of Victorian built properties. These properties were built with no damp course and can be susceptible to damp problems. If you need help with a damp problem in your home then call us now on 0800 0193 022 and speak to one of our specialist team.

Leicester has one of the highest ethnic populations in the UK with 40% of the population being made up from immigrants. There are several Hindu, Sikh and Muslim places of worship, restaurants and businesses to be found in the city. There is also a large student population in Leicester with a wide range of student accommodation. Leicester’s population of 280,000 live in approximately 116,000 households. It is estimated that there are around 4500 empty properties in the Leicester area and at any given time 10 to 12% of the housing in Leicester will be suffering from some type of damp problem.

Damp Proofing Specialists

If you need advice about damp proofing your home then call us today on 0800 0193 022. We have many years experience of resolving Leicester’s damp and waterproofing problems and have been supporting the residents of the city for over two decades.