woodworm in timber
14 Jun 2018

Types of UK Wood Boring Insect Found in the Home

The presence of woodworm is usually recognised by tiny holes in exposed wooden beams and antique furniture. These unsightly holes can easily be overlooked so it’s important to be able to recognise them, particularly if they start to spread as this can indicate a worsening infestation…

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basement living space
07 Jun 2018

Increase Your Living Space by Basement Tanking

Space is an ongoing issue in many of our major cities. Our homes have even been affected; from busy estates lined with terraced houses to blocks of flats that tower storeys above the ground, all designed to create more space. When living close to your…

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22 May 2018

Top 5 Things You Need to Know to Keep Damp Away

Whether it is in your home or business, damp is a really nasty problem to have. If left untreated, it has the potential to cause further problems that can worsen over time. Therefore, it's no surprise that preventing damp is a big priority for many…

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mine fungus
15 May 2018

Focus on Fungus: Mine Fungus

It may not be the most glamorous of topics, but fungus is a common and often pervasive issue for homes and businesses suffering from damp. While many of us focus on looking for damp patches, discolouration and flaked or blistered plaster, fungus and mould (related,…

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Hole Drilled through house wall
24 Apr 2018

What is the Relationship Between Damp and External Cables?

When it comes to our homes, there are many surprising facts that we don’t know. For instance, did you know that external cables can cause internal dampness?  Of course, many of us are familiar with damp and may even have had damp proofing quotes and…

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woodworm signs in timber
19 Apr 2018

How to Spot Woodworm in Your Home

A home can give you years of memories and is your very own safe haven in which to relax and unwind. However, this comes at a price and throughout the years, our homes can fall victim to various issues which will require plenty of care…

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cleaning supplies
12 Apr 2018

Having a Spring Clean in Your Home?

With spring in full swing, many people will now be looking to give their home a spring clean. It’s the perfect time to get rid of the old and make room for the new; it’s time for a proper deep clean that will leave your…

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29 Mar 2018

What are Your Obligations as a Landlord?

There are thousands of landlords across the UK and if you plan to become one or are already renting out a property there are various obligations that are required. Of course, some will be clearly outlined such as each landlord should ensure that all their…

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house keyring on keys
15 Mar 2018

Pitfalls of Buying or Selling a House with Damp

Buying or selling a house can be an incredibly stressful experience, but it can be made even more difficult if the home in question suffers from damp. While it may not seem like a problem now it could well end up being an issue later…

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painting over mould - damp wall
08 Mar 2018

Why You Should Never Opt for Quick Fixes

When it comes to damp in your home you should never opt for quick fixes. While it may seem like the easiest option, it could end up causing more issues further down the line. This is why it’s recommended that you get a professional damp…

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