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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: North East

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Damp Proofing Tynemouth

If you own a property in Tynemouth, Whitley Bay or North Shields or any of the  surrounding area and you are worried about the possibility of damp in your home leading to further complications; a simple phone call to Damp Proofing Specialists now on 0800 0193 022 is all it takes to secure a survey. Our local team of experts can give professional advice and provide you with the most effective solution for your home. We are experts in damp proofing and waterproofing work and property care and have been helping the residents in Tynemouth and the surrounding areas for over 20 years. We provide services across Tyneside and the UK and are renowned for our high quality professional work.

Damp Proofing in Tynemouth

With so many properties in Tynemouth being built between the two wars, the prevalence of damp in property can be quite high. Couple the age of the properties with the prevailing climate and you can often get properties that are simply suffering from damp problems due to age.

Tynemouth originally grew up as a fierce rival to Newcastle over the fishing rights on the Tyne however these days this rivalry has largely gone. The headland overlooking the Tyne has been occupied since the Iron Age and legend has it that three kings are buried on the ancient site of the monastery of Tynemouth.

The prominent coastal position of the town means that damp can sometimes be a problem and although there are still wonderful examples of Victorian and Edwardian properties across the City properties of this age can be prone to problems with rising damp. We have been helping homes and businesses throughout Tynemouth and the surrounding areas for over 20 years and have an unrivalled reputation for the eradication of damp in properties. Whether you are in Tynemouth, North Shields, Whitley Bay, Percy Main or Cullercoats and you are struggling with damp in your property then you should call Damp Proofing Specialists. Our qualified surveyors will be able to assess your property and provide a written report detailing any remedial action that needs to be taken to ensure that the damp problem is dealt with swiftly.

To get a professional view about a property you own or are thinking of buying in Tynemouth call the Damp Proofing Specialists now on 0800 0193 022 to book a survey and determine the most effective solution for your property.

Damp Proofing Specialists

If you live in the Tynemouth area and are worried about problems with damp in your home, call the Damp Proofing Specialists now to book  a survey on 0800 0193 022. We’ve been helping people in Tyneside for over 20 years and no matter whether you’ve suffered from flooding or not in recent years we will be happy to help you ensure your property is properly protected from damp.


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Damp Proofing Newcastle

If you’re noticing signs of damp in your home and want expert help, call the Damp Proofing Specialists on 0800 0193 022 to book a survey. We are experts in all aspects of damp proofing and waterproofing and have been providing services throughout Newcastle and the surrounding areas for over 20 years.

Damp Proofing in Newcastle

Newcastle is a city in the North East of England located in the metropolitan borough of Tyne & Wear. Newcastle is nestled upon the north banks of the River Tyne and its very close neighbour Gateshead is based on the south bank. The population of Newcastle is approximately 192,000 and together with Gateshead it is the commercial, educational and cultural hub of the North East. Originally Newcastle grew as an important centre for the wool trade and it later became a major coal mining area and one of the world’s largest shipbuilding centres. Since the decline of these industries Newcastle has become a business and cultural centre with office, service and retail being the main employers. The city is also committed to environmental issues with plans for Newcastle to become the first Carbon Neutral town. Newcastle contributes approximately £13 billion to the UK economy. Newcastle is home to various well-known landmarks, including the premier league ground of Newcastle United FC, the Newcastle Brown Ale brewery and the Tyne Bridge. In addition to the Angel of the North its many tourist attractions include the Millennium Bridge, the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, shopping at Eldon Square and the Metrocentre, and music at The Sage Gateshead.

In recent times Newcastle has become a vibrant visitor destination well known for it’s dynamic nightlife, superb shopping, and acclaimed cultural landmarks, symbolised by Antony Gormley’s Angel of the North which welcomes visitors to the area. Major companies in Newcastle include The Go Ahead Group plc, The Sage Group plc, Bellway plc, NPower gas, Greggs plc and Addison Motors Ltd. There is a strong sporting tradition in Newcastle with Newcastle United Football Club being at the centre and their football ground, the iconic St James’ Park being the landmark venue where thousands of Newcastle fans congregate regularly. The city is also home to the Newcastle Falcons who are the only rugby team in the North East to play in the Aviva Premiership rugby union. Newcastle also plays host to the Great North Run which is the World’s most popular half marathon. Newcastle has been home to many celebrities and famous musicians including Sting, Dire Straits, The Animals, Lindisfarne, Bryan Ferry, Cheryl Cole, Ant & Dec, Paul Gascoigne, Alan Shearer and Rowan Atkinson.

Damp Proofing Specialists

If you live in the Newcastle area and are worried about problems with damp in your home, then call us now on 0800 0193 022 and talk to one of our experts who will help you assess your property and provide you with the most efficient and effective solution for your home. The Damp Proofing Specialists have been providing expert damp proofing services through Newcastle and the whole of the North East for over 20 years and experts in all areas related to damp proofing.