Converting Your Basement
17 Jun 2019

What to Consider When Converting Your Basement

In a big city like London, space is always at a premium. We all want that little extra room to stretch out, relax, and enjoy ourselves, but in the capital, many residents simply do not have that luxury. Many Londoners are looking at their undergr...

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22 May 2019

What is the Difference between Wet and Dry Rot?

Rot is one of the most serious effects of damp that can damage buildings, causing serious issues to timber frameworks and should be treated as soon as possible to reduce the level of damage caused. There are two main types of rot - wet rot and d...

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08 May 2019

Why Should I Consider Basement Tanking in London?

When it comes to our homes, we notice when things go wrong - whether it’s a leak or when something is broken. However, it can often be more difficult, if not impossible, to notice when bigger things go wrong. That is why basement tanking is so ...

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01 May 2019

The Long-Term Effects of Wet Rot

If left untreated, wet rot can be a serious threat to building stability. If a building has a timber frame or load-bearing timber within its structure, unchecked wet rot could possibly lead to the onset of serious structural problems within the pr...

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Dehumidifier
08 Apr 2019

Myth Busting: How Effective are Dehumidifiers?

If your property is suffering from a damp problem, the use of a dehumidifier will only help to contain the problem as opposed to damp proofing your home - the more permanent solution. Sadly, there is no quick fix or instant, magic solution when i...

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08 Mar 2019

5 Common Causes of Damp

Damp is not only a common home concern, but it can also be a serious one, too. If your home has inappropriate ventilation or an extremely tight air seal, then it will be significantly more difficult for moisture to escape your property. This is one o...

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Damp Timber
02 Jan 2019

Exploring the Cost of Damp and Timber Treatment

If your home is suffering from a damp problem or has been affected by an issue causing timber decay, you might be most concerned about the potential cost of repair. While some kinds of damp can be remedied with little fuss through fixing the sourc...

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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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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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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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