home
26 Dec 2017

Is Your Home at Risk?

Whether you are a tenant renting a property, a prospective landlord buyer looking to make an informed choice before purchase or a curious homeowner, there are a number of different ways to identify if your home or property is at risk of issues wi...

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22 Dec 2017

Basement Tanking System – Lateral Penetrating Dampness

This is an older style property, located on sloping ground near St. Albans Abbey, an area that frequently has drainage problems with moderate to heavy rainfall. Garratt’s Damp and Timber has a long history of remedial works relating to lateral p...

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damp-proofing
14 Dec 2017

Are You Liable for Damp Proofing?

Most properties, at one point or another, will require some form of work regarding damp-related issues. If you are a home-owner, then the responsibility for identifying and resolving this is on you. However, if you are renting your property and b...

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efflorescence
30 Nov 2017

Understanding the Link between Damp and Efflorescence

What is efflorescence? If you don’t know the name, you are bound to have seen the visual effects of this phenomenon on buildings around the country. While a damp proofing quote can help you to understand the best way to tackle any damp-related ...

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redecoration
21 Nov 2017

Redecoration Tips after Damp Proofing Treatment

If your property has just undergone treatment for damp or is currently in the process of completing such treatment, you may be looking at ways in which you can redecorate your home. In London, damp proofing may only be a precautionary measure, bu...

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old-house-damp
09 Nov 2017

Treating Rising Damp in Old Buildings

When it comes to treating damp in old buildings (officially, those built pre-1919), there is an animated discussion when it comes to the most advisable course of action. When you seek out a rising damp quote for a listed property, our team of e...

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basement-tanking
24 Oct 2017

When is Basement Tanking Necessary?

Water and moisture-based damage are one of the most common reasons for drastic plaster replacement and extensive repair tasks. Water, being perhaps the most invasive of all elements, tends to make its way through any material that is even remotel...

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condensation
12 Oct 2017

Preventing Condensation in your Home

Water in the air within your home is a major cause of condensation, which often leads to mould along with various other issues in and around your property. If you start noticing water droplets internally on windows, cold, damp walls and musty sm...

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28 Sep 2017

How to Deal with Damp in Your Basement

A basement adds an extra level of living and storage space to your house. However, it can also come with an increased risk of attracting excess moisture and becoming damp. If left untreated, this can become a much more serious problem. Damp has th...

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wet rot wall damage
19 Sep 2017

Wet Rot: What You Need to Know

Have you been noticing cracks in your timber? Do your floorboards feel weaker? If so, chances are, your home could be at risk of wet rot. Wet rot is commonly found in timber that has become damp as a result of contact with moisture. Wet rot inc...

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