cleaning-mould
30 Oct 2018

Your Damp Prevention Checklist

There are several different types of damp, all of which can manifest in different ways and will be caused by a variety of things. For this reason, if you are in doubt or suspect that your home may be suffering from damp, the best thing to do is al...

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damp-wall
18 Oct 2018

Are Cold Walls to Blame for My Damp Problem?

Bills. They continue to add up, year after year, whether it’s necessary heating, electricity and food bills or your entertainment costs for TV, internet and mobile phones. No matter what happens, you can always trust in the fact that your bills ...

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autumn-leaves-guttering-house
09 Oct 2018

Top Autumn Maintenance Tips for Preventing Damp

Autumn winds blow, rain pours, and the chill starts to take hold as we move towards the end of the year. If you’ve not had a chance to carry out necessary maintenance on your home over the summer months, make sure to get out and complete your ...

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autumn-house
25 Sep 2018

Is Your Home Ready for Autumn?

This year, more so than any other in recent memory, has seen London bathed in uncharacteristically scorching hot sunshine, with temperatures reaching heights that have not been seen for generations. Now, though, September not only sees the kids re...

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damp-wall
18 Sep 2018

Why are My Walls Wet After it Rains?

Damp in our home can make living conditions uncomfortable, as well as potentially unsafe if the root cause is left untreated. There are many reasons why you might be experiencing damp in your property. For example, rising damp in your London home ...

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timber-damp
11 Sep 2018

What Does Damp Do to Timber Structures?

Timber structures have been used in construction since we learned to use tools all those millennia ago and are popular due to their strength and durability. However, there are a few things that quickly degrade timber structures if lef...

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damp-basement
04 Sep 2018

What Causes Damp in the Basement?

Basements - they are a wonderful bit of additional space in our homes that can be utilised in a vast number of ways, adding extra rooms, storage space, a wine cellar... whatever you fancy, a basement can handle it. However, even if yo...

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damp-proof-course
21 Aug 2018

What is a Damp Proof Course (DPC)?

If you are a regular reader at Garratt’s Damp, you’ll more than likely be familiar with the term “Damp Proof Course” (DPC) but you may not be aware of how important having a high-quality DPC is for your home. Should your Damp ...

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summer-rain
16 Aug 2018

Damp Doesn’t Disappear in the Summer – Why You Might Need a Free Survey

Damp is often associated with wet and cold weather which can cause all manner of issues in homes with poor ventilation. However, although the winter undoubtedly sees a spike in damp issues appearing, that doesn’t mean that you sho...

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10 Aug 2018

A Good All Rounder – London N4 Case Study

Garratt’s Damp & Timber Ltd was approached by a property owner regarding damp problems suspected in the communal entrance to their four-flat structure. They had previously commissioned an independent damp survey prior to obtaini...

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