Rising and Penetrating Damp
Rising damp is an issue that can affect most buildings and can be potentially unhealthy, unsightly and will negatively affect the structure and internal fabric of your building when left untreated.
Below Ground Waterproofing
Basements, or below ground level rooms, are particularly prone to damp issues due to the fact they are often enclosed spaces, have a lack of air circulation and highly at risk of water ingress without the correct membrane installed....
Wet Rot is the decaying of timbers due to the presence of constant moisture. The greater the level of moisture, the faster the decay will be, and the more damage Wet Rot will cause to your property...
Woodworm is the common term for wood boring insects that lay eggs within the hairline cracks of timber that then hatch and bore through the wood leaving a series of tunnels that damage and weaken the timber over time. There are four common woodworms types in the UK; Common Furniture Beetle, House Longhorn, Death Watch Beetle and Woodboring Weevil..
Condensation is the most common type of dampness to occur in properties. It causes the growth of mould on walls, ceilings, furniture and even clothing, causing wallpaper to peel and other issues in the house such as wet rot.
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