Whether you are a contractor looking for the right team for the project or a homeowner who wants the best for their home, at GDT we have decades of experience working with some of the UK’s leading, construction companies, developers, restorers and other professionals to deliver exceptional damp and timber treatments.
We are timber and damp specialists covering London and the surrounding areas. Having spent the last 20 years learning and innovating, we offer customers an exceptional and transparent service to get your damp problem resolved as quickly and easily as possible.
Throughout this time, we have developed a comprehensive list of services, addressing issues from dry and wet rot to rising damp and basement tanking systems, solidifying our position as one of London’s leading damp and timber specialists. On top of our practical services, we also offer detailed reports and quotations from our team of friendly experts - PCA-trained surveyors with years of experience.
We pride ourselves on supplying honest and fair surveys, focused on finding the best course of action for you. It’s this human approach that has led to our exceptional Checkatrade reviews, outshining our competitors in the area.
Through our work in London and beyond, we focus on the overarching value of offering accurate advice and timely communication when helping customers treat their damp issues. Our high-quality floor protection, highly concentrated products and high-tech extraction fans allow us to deliver exceptional service with minimal disruption.
We turn uninhabitable spaces into cherished parts of your home. No matter what your damp or timber issue is, we have a solution for you.
Through years of experience tackling London’s damp problem head-on, we have dealt with almost every damp problem imaginable at every level of severity. From rising damp to extreme wet rot, we’ve seen it all before and we know how to deal with it. Similarly, if your basement is starting to experience damp problems, we also offer comprehensive basement tanking and will walk you through the process from survey to resolution.
In fact, we’re so confident in our abilities that we offer a 20-year guarantee for general damp proofing work and a 10-year guarantee for basement tanking. When you’re working with Garratt’s, you’re dealing with one of London’s premier damp specialists.
We have been successfully treating timber issues since our inception in 2001. Timber issues can occur in all properties, old and new, which is why it’s so important to stay aware and have a survey conducted the moment you suspect a problem.
As timber specialists, we are well equipped to analyse any wood-related issue, educate you on your options and deal with the problem if you choose so. Our timber treatments, for wet rot and dry rot come with a 20 year guarantee, whilst our woodworm solutions include a 30 year guarantee to give you total piece of mind.
Damp and timber problems are some of the most common issues to arise in the home.
Our dedication to honesty and accuracy is embedded throughout our people-first culture and all of the work that we do. Each one of our expert surveyors is happy to visit your home and discuss any damp or timber issues that have arisen, advising you on the best course of action based on your specific scenario.
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Our business is built on family values, having two generations of Garratt's working together to provide a fast, honest and effective service to our customers. Having been established for over 20 years (with a collective industry experience of 45 years!) we are still to this day family owned and run.
We give you the peace of mind you need by offering a full guarantee for all of our treatments. There is also an option to underwrite our company guarantee for extra security.
As if this isn't enough, all of our guarantees are issued in the property name, saving you the cost of transfer fees should you ever decide to sell up.
Our surveyors and technicians are PCA trained with on-going training for new staff and new techniques, a sign of our commitment to deliver the best solutions.