Our dedicated team make Garratt’s Damp the company that we are today. Find out more about our team members and the vital role they play below:
Gill is our Managing Director. Aside from holding over 30 years’ experience in the damp proofing trade, she is also the founding member of Garratt’s Damp and Timber. Gill is an expert when it comes to surveying – she covers everything from condensation to rising dampness, specialising in insects and wood rot. Usually found surveying a property somewhere in London, the number of appointments that Gill can squeeze into her day is nothing short of a miracle!
Specialising in basement tanking, Jack is a member of our Remedial Surveying team. He holds full PCA certification for Structural Waterproofing ( C.S.S.W ) and Certificated Surveyor In Remedial Treatment ( C.S.R.T ) in timber and damp. Jack is our first port of call for any properties which feature a basement. Jack began his career as a technician over 10 years ago, giving him great practical knowledge and shaping him into the thorough and highly-esteemed surveyor that he is today.
When it comes to works, Wayne is the person to call. As our Works Manager, it is Wayne’s responsibility to ensure each and every job goes according to plan and sticks to the schedule. Wayne started out as a member of our works team and has grown and progressed with Garratt's Damp over the last twelve years. Once we discovered his skills in organisation, problem-solving and client relations, it was clear to see that Wayne was the perfect candidate to manage our busy work team department.
The team’s ‘mother hen’, Ginette has been our Office Manager for over nine years. Ginette manages all aspects of the office from accounts to customer enquiries - guaranteeing an office which is always running smoothly. She is consistently a calm and collected member of the team, acting as a positive influence on her colleagues and customers alike. In a crisis, Ginette is the best person to call – if something can’t be found, this lady can always locate it!
A vital part of our Office Administration team, Ellie has been a member of our team for over seven years. She is a thorough and efficient worker – our clients often comment on the speedy turnaround of her reports! Ellie is a determined and motivated individual who always ensures an accurate yet fast-paced service.
Ian Suckling (CSTDB)
Ian is one of our Remedial surveyors, Certified in Damp, Timber and Health and safety (CSTDB) also specializing in Thermal imaging . He is a great asset to the Garratt's team, providing lots of knowledge and a smiley face along with brilliant customer service for over ten years.
Tom Garratt (CSTDB)
Tom is our Senior Technician providing high quality work and drive to our working team. Tom is organised and professional with his work ensuring all jobs are completed and up to our customers satisfaction. With his NVQ qualifications 1 and 2 in Plastering and over 10 years experience Tom has worked on various type of jobs from general DPC (damp proofing course) to waterproofing and membrane basement tanking. He is a strong component to our team.Tom is also a qualified surveyor holding the PCA qualification CSTDB
The Works Team
Our team of workers is eight-strong, consisting of four experienced plasterers and four labourers. All working full time for Garratt’s Damp, each of our workers is diligent and dedicated, putting in plenty of hard work on site to ensure every property is left clean, tidy, and expertly damp proofed.
Our technicians work in teams of two and are always communicative and conscientious, carrying out every aspect of their work to the high quality our customers know and expect.