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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 of England

Damp Proofing Northampton

If you live in the Northampton area and are concerned about issues with damp in your home leading to further complications, call the Damp Proofing Specialists now on 0800 0193 022 to book a survey. Our team of experts can give professional advice and provide you with the most effective solution for your home. We are experts in all aspects of property care, damp proofing and waterproofing work and have been helping the residents of Northampton and the surrounding areas for over 20 years. We are renowned for the high quality and professionalism of our work throughout the UK and pride ourselves on this reputation.

Damp Proofing in Northampton

Northampton is a large Market town in the East Midlands county of Northamptonshire. Settlements in Northampton date back to the 6th century, and the town has seen a rapid population increase since 1960 due to a planned expansion in the early 70s. Northampton is England’s 27th largest settlement and 3rd largest town behind Reading and Dudley. If you live in the Northampton area and are worried about problems with damp in your home or if you need further reassurance or are seeking professional advice, call the Damp Proofing Specialists now on 0800 0193 022 to book a survey.

Historically, Northampton is renowned for the manufacturing of boots and shoes, however engineering is now the main industry amongst others including food processing, brewing, cosmetics and car accessories. Northampton became a significant town in the 11th century during which the Normans built a large castle and town walls. The rapid population increase began during this era, and was registered to have 1500 residents by the Domesday Book. The town was controlled by tax collectors who worked for the king originally, and had a large Jewish population during the 13th century before they were executed and driven out of the town in 1277. The town is now a popular tourist location with various leisure attractions including numerous formal parks and Billing Aquadrome, a leisure park with a caravan site, fun fair, bar, restaurant and more.

Damp Proofing Specialists

Damp Proofing Specialists are a division of Timberwise (UK) Ltd and have been synonymous with damp proofing treatments throughout Northampton for over 20 years. All of our surveyors are fully qualified in all aspects of property care, but specialise in damp proofing, so you can rely on us to find the optimum solution for your property’s damp problems. Call us now on 0800 0193 022 to book a survey.