The right team for your job

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.

Damp and Timber Specialists

Welcome to Garratt’s Damp and Timber - treating damp and timber issues in London and the Home Counties

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.

Garratt's Damp and Timber Ltd performance score from - Average Score 9.69

Our Services

Application of damp proofing paint

Damp Proofing

There is no one way to resolve damp and timber issues, which is why we provide a bespoke service to eradicate all manner of problems effectively. R...

Read More

Commercial Damp Proofing

Resolving damp and timber issues isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution, which is why we offer a tailored service to protect your property against da...

Read More

Commercial Dry Rot Specialists

Damp and timber problems can’t be fixed using a one-size-fits-all solution, and dry rot is no exception. As a result, Garratt’s Damp & Timb...

Read More

Commercial Basement Tanking

When it comes to dealing with damp and timber, there’s no one approach, which is why Garratt’s Damp & Timber Ltd. provides tailored solutio...

Read More

Rising Damp Specialists for Commercial Properties

There’s no one way to eradicate rising damp, which is why Garratt’s Damp & Timber Ltd. provides tailored solutions to resolve rising damp i...

Read More
timber decay

Commercial Timber Treatment

Commercial Timber Treatment Garratt’s is a leading timber and damp specialist in London, providing timber treatment services to building contract...

Read More
waterproofing basement and foundations

Commercial Structural Waterproofing

Generally speaking, the term “structural waterproofing” refers to the waterproofing of any structure; however, the property preservation indust...

Read More
What Can Garratt’s Damp_&_Timber_Ltd._Do_for_Your_Business?

What Can Garratt’s Damp & Timber Ltd. Do for Your Business?

What Can Garratt’s Damp & Timber Ltd. Do for Your Business? If you’re an architect, surveyor, building contractor, property manager, or an...

Read More
Penetrating Damp near window

Penetrating Damp

As far as damp and timber remedies are concerned, one-size-fits-all solutions don’t exist. Therefore, Garratt’s Damp & Timber uses its expe...

Read More

Commercial Damp Survey

Commercial Damp Survey, London and the Home Counties If you’re in need of dampness surveyors for commercial purposes, look no further than Garra...

Read More
Rising Damp Treatment (2)

Commercial Damp Treatment

Garratt’s is a leading London commercial damp proofing contractor and basement waterproofing contractor working with developers and contractors a...

Read More
Brick wall

Rising Damp

There isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to amending damp and timber issues. We understand this here at Garratt’s Damp & Timb...

Read More
Condensation, Water drops on glass window


As damp and timber specialists, we receive a lot of enquiries about condensation in properties. While we don’t provide a service to fix condensat...

Read More
Damp Proofing Basement

Basement Tanking

At Garratt’s Damp & Timber LTD, we understand that not all damp and timber issues require a one-size-fits-all solution. Therefore, we pride o...

Read More
Dry Rot

Dry Rot Treatment

In order to fix damp and timber problems, a one-size-fits-all solution can’t be applied. Instead, Garratt’s Damp & Timber LTD offers a besp...

Read More
Image of wetrot

Wet Rot Treatment

When it comes to treating damp and timber problems, a bespoke service is always required. At Garratt’s Damp & Timber LTD, we never employ a o...

Read More

Woodworm Treatment

For the handling of damp and timber problems, a one-size-fits-all solution can’t be applied. As specialists, we conduct a survey in order to dete...

Read More

Damp Specialists London

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.

Timber Specialists London

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 Surveys in London

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.

Get your survey with Garratt's Damp and Timber today.

Case Study
view all >
Basement Membrane Tanking

2022 British Standards for East London Flooded Basement

The weather in London in 2021 was particularly wet, or so it felt in a property in Leyton, East London, where, after a particularly heavy dose of rainfall, the owners came down to ...

view case study >


Family Owned & Run

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 Guarantee

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.

No Transfer Fee's

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.

Trained Specialists

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.

© Garratt's Damp & Timber 2024 - All Rights Reserved

Sitemap | Website by i3MEDIA

Call us at 0208 535 7536

All phone calls are recorded

Book Now