Proofing Your Home From Potential Damp? Here’s Our Simple Tips

Taking the right steps to protect your home from common damp problems Damp is a big enemy; it can cause disruption, expense in damaged structures and belongings, illness, and is generally unpleasant wherever it occurs. There are certain measures you can take to damp proof your home, but it’s important to understand the different types […]

Signs Your Home Has Woodworm and What To Do About It

The Side Effects of Damp And Poor Ventilation Have you noticed any small holes in your wood accompanied by a light dust? If so, you might have been invaded by woodworm. Woodworm is a collective term referring to the larvae of any beetle that bores through wood. In the UK, there are a number of […]

Overcoming Damp Problems in Your Home: How To Do It

Identifying and dealing with damp issues and seeking expert help Any kind of damp in your home spells potential problems and needs dealing with if it’s not to become a major problem. It’s important to diagnose what type of damp it is, where it’s coming from and then, what to do about it. Professional damp […]

The Main Issues Associated with Penetrating Damp

How to identify and deal with this watery enemy to your property Penetrating damp is defined as moisture ingress caused by water literally ‘penetrating’ surfaces of a property and getting in from the outside. This is distinct from other forms of moisture issues such as condensation and rising damp. A multitude of causes Penetrating damp […]

Keeping Your Property Dry With Damp Proofing

Lasting protection against damage caused by moisture ingress Damp is a major enemy to the integrity of a property or just about any structure, and if left untreated major damage can result. Sound damp proofing at the point of construction of a building or extension, or remedial damp proofing when moisture issues are detected in […]

Experiencing Damp in Your Home? What To Do Next

Investigating damp is important to prevent damage and disruption If you know – or even suspect that you have some damp in your home, it’s vital to promptly ascertain what type it is, the cause, and have it dealt with by experts to prevent potentially expensive damage. What type of damp is it? There are […]

Why is damp proofing so important?

Damp proofing is a term used to describe the various treatments that can be applied to prevent damp occurring in both domestic and commercial properties. If there is no damp proofing in place or if it has not been correctly installed or the damp proof course has been damaged in some way, then there is […]

The Benefits of Installing a Tanking System in your Basement

Prevent Water Ingress for a Useful and Useable Basement A basement adds value, convenience and kudos to any home. But only if it is properly waterproofed with a tanking system. In the current economic climate, there is a strong tendency for homeowners to improve or extend their existing homes rather than risking an uncertain housing […]

Why It’s Important to Get a Basement Waterproofing System Installed the Right Way

Ensuring waterproofing is efficient with a long-lasting tanking installation When creating a basement space or embarking on a dream basement conversion, water is the big potential enemy, so it’s vital to ensure an effective waterproofing system is installed. Methods include cavity drainage systems, sump and pumps systems and cementitious systems commonly referred to as tanking. […]

How to Keep Your Basement Conversion Dry

 Avoiding Damp Problems in a Basement Conversion  Converting a basement can be the perfect way to expand your living space, particularly in city dwellings. But keeping it dry is not always easy.  Extending down is on the up, and nowhere more so than in the capital. Since 2013, the number of planning applications for basements […]