13 Nov 2023

Benefits of Tanking Your Basement

While basements have been a staple of home construction in multiple countries, they are still a relatively new concept in the UK. Previously, any underground structure in the UK was considered a cellar rather than a basement, meaning that it was designed for storage rather…

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13 Nov 2023

Taking Action on Fixing Damp

Damp is a widespread problem in properties across the UK; however, this doesn’t stop the fact that it’s a serious issue which requires a rapid response. Whether it’s rising or penetrating damp, these issues will not amend themselves and will only worsen with time. In…

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13 Nov 2023

How to Find a Damp Surveyor in London

To understand how to locate the best damp specialist if you are a London-based property owner, you need to clarify initially what issues you are experiencing that might need a damp assessment. If left untreated, damp can cause severe infrastructural damage to a building. Water…

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Fixing Damp
20 Apr 2023

Fixing Damp and Timber Issues Can Reduce Energy Bills

The current cost-of-living crisis is leaving so many people globally in financial insecurity due to extortionate energy bills, rising food costs, and more. As a result, a number of UK residents are being forced to reduce their outgoings, with some even making a choice between…

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Damp Devalue
19 Apr 2023

Can Damp Devalue A House Price?

If you write into a Google search engine, ‘how much does damp devalue a house?’, you’ll get a range of different answers between 10 and 53 per cent. The variables take into account the spread of the damp, how long it has been left to…

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Applying Waterproofing to London Basements
20 Mar 2023

Applying Waterproofing to London Basements

As the country’s capital and largest city, London has a population of around nine million, and it’s continuing to grow. Therefore, it’s becoming more and more difficult to accommodate the sheer number of bodies in The Big Smoke. This applies to commercial and residential properties…

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Landlords And Their Tenants
17 Mar 2023

Energy-Saving Guide for Landlords and Tenants: Expert Tips

There are two major issues weighing on the shoulders of property owners in the UK at the moment, particularly if you are a portfolio landlord or housing association - energy bills and lowering EPC ratings. An EPC, or Energy Performance Certificate, is measured from A…

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Waterproofing and Damp Treatment
16 Mar 2023

Waterproofing and Damp Treatment for London’s Historic Buildings

As the UK’s capital city, it’s no wonder that London is abundant in historical buildings; the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and the British Museum are but a few. Although these structures are remarkable in their architecture, they weren’t originally built with modern damp proof…

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man inspecting damp in property
24 Feb 2023

What Are The Effects Of Dampness On Health?

With stories making the national news headlines of young children becoming ill and dying due to the effect of damp and mould in their homes, it is more important than ever for contractors maintaining social housing to assess and remedy the health risks of dampness…

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