04 Jun 2021

How to Waterproof Concrete

Concrete is one of the most used materials within the construction industry. In the 1960s, one of the biggest architectural trends was flat concrete exteriors. Trends come and go and whilst it’s now uncommon to see big concrete buildings being newly built, concrete is still…

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02 Jun 2021

How to Get Rid of Damp in the Bedroom

Your bedroom is supposed to be a sanctuary; a place where you can sit back and relax after a long day and clear your mind of all of its troubles. For many people, their bedroom is a haven of soft furnishings, ambient lighting and pure…

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26 May 2021

How to Stop Water Penetrating Walls

Water penetration through walls, also known as water ingress, is an issue that lots of homeowner’s face. It can be caused by many factors which makes knowing how to stop water penetrating walls somewhat difficult. If you think your home is suffering from penetrating damp/water…

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21 May 2021

How to Repair Cracks in Concrete Floor in Basement

In the UK, it’s thought that only around 2% of homes have basements (rooms at least 1m below ground with a permanent staircase, concrete floor and natural lighting). In instances where basements do exist, they are typically part of large, old houses located in cities…

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19 May 2021

How to Deal with Damp on Walls

As a homeowner, damp is one of your worst enemies. It not only looks bad, but it can be detrimental to the structure of your home. It can appear almost anywhere; be it on the outside of your home on the inside. It can present…

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17 May 2021

What Does Water Ingress Mean?

Water ingress is a common problem that many homeowners may face, and whilst people in the construction industry know what it means, most laypeople probably don’t know what it is. If you’ve heard this phrase and are unsure what it means, don’t worry. In this…

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22 Apr 2021

What Are Efflorescence Problems?

Efflorescence is a French word, meaning ‘to flower out’ and while at first read you might think it’s a lovely term that glides off the tongue, sadly the presence of efflorescence can be an indication of damp or moisture problems in your property. Moisture in…

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15 Apr 2021

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Rotted Windows?

Rotting windows on your home can be the result of many a problem or even no problem at all and simply due to age and exposure to the elements. Your external window frames and walls are your first layer of protection from the elements and…

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08 Apr 2021

Avoid Condensation on Walls in Winter

In an effort to retain cosiness and warmth within the home during the cooler months, many people have a tendency to keep windows and vents closed, but not opening your windows during winter could cause catastrophic damp issues. If you’ve noticed mould and black patches…

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01 Apr 2021

What are the Stages of Dry Rot?

If you have noticed a brown type of mould on wood in your property, or if it appears to be cracked and crumbly, it’s likely you’ve got a case of dry rot. In this blog, we’ll explore the stages of dry rot and how it…

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