Here at Garratt’s Damp & Timber Ltd., we operate across London and the Home Counties, and Oxford falls within our catchment area. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, our damp specialists in Oxford have worked in private homes, apartment blocks, and commercial buildings. As a result, we have a wealth of knowledge about how to keep inhabitants dry and warm while preventing flooding and protecting the infrastructure of buildings.
Operating across London and the home counties, Garratt’s Damp & Timber Ltd. is here to serve Kensington and Chelsea. Our damp experts in West London have over 20 years of experience in the industry, meaning they’ve worked in virtually all environments. Private homes, apartment blocks, commercial buildings – damp proofing in West London is a breeze for us no matter the circumstances. In fact, our damp specialists in West London have acquired a thorough knowledge of keeping inhabitants dry and warm, all while preventing flooding and protecting the building’s infrastructure.
Dry rot can be a prevalent issue in timber properties, which is why dry rot control is one of our primary services at Garratt’s Damp & Timber Ltd. You can determine whether your property is in need of dry rot treatment by looking out for the following symptoms:
If treatment isn’t carried out as a matter of urgency, dry rot will only get worse. This is why it’s so important to contact the Chelsea and Kensington specialists immediately.
In addition to dry rot, we also work to control wet rot. Wet rot presents itself in the following ways:
Upon noticing any of the above symptoms in your Kensington and Chelsea property, it’s of the utmost importance that you bring in the experts as soon as possible.
At Garratt’s Damp & Timber Ltd., we predominantly deal with two types of damp, with the first one being penetrating damp. Penetrating damp can be identified by way of the following symptoms:
Should you encounter any of the above in your Kensington and Chelsea property, make sure you contact a team of damp specialists immediately.
In addition to penetrating damp, we also deal with rising damp. Rising damp is caused by groundwater, and this means that it only usually affects the bottom portion of the walls. In the instance that rising damp has taken over your Kensington and Chelsea property, make sure you seek assistance as soon as possible. All damp issues worsen without treatment, so it’s of the utmost importance to address these.
Extra protection against the threat of damp and flooding is required for rooms that sit below ground. It’s for this reason that we provide our basement tanking services, as they work to install a barrier or tanking system that prevents groundwater from entering indoor environments. So, if your below-ground or partially below-ground property in Kensington and Chelsea lacks a suitable damp proof course, look no further than Garratt’s Damp & Timber Ltd.
The last of the services offered by Garratt’s Damp & Timber Ltd. in Kensington and Chelsea is woodworm control. You can identify the presence of woodworm via flight holes, and these flight holes tend to contain a sawdust-like substance that indicates that the woodworm are active. Combatting this issue means bringing in a team of professionals.
If any of the above complications present themselves in your Kensington and Chelsea property, Garratt’s Damp & Timber Ltd. is here to help. We provide damp surveys for a fee, in which we diagnose properties and propose suitable courses of action. If you decide to proceed with our services, we’ll initiate the remedial work to restore your property to its former glory.