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23 Sep 2022

How Rising Heating Costs Contribute to Damp Issues

One of the biggest forces that is going to be affecting the cost-of-living crisis this winter is the astronomical increases in gas and electricity costs. Millions of families across the UK will be having to choose between ‘heating and eating’ as the average cost to…

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23 Sep 2022

Damp Proofing Old Homes and Period Properties

We imagine that older properties become damp due to the wear and tear that they undergo over the years – and that is absolutely true. However, it is a myth that older houses have always been damp. In fact, in pre-20th century construction, the materials…

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12 Sep 2022

What is Damp Proofing, and How Does it Work?

When it comes to acquainting yourself with different aspects of damp and its treatments, one of the first terms you may encounter is “damp proofing.” To protect your home from the causes of rising damp and penetrating damp, including seasonal damp problems, a suitable damp…

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Penetrating damp through ceiling
25 Aug 2022

How to Deal with Damp in an Office

When it comes to dampness and mould in the workplace, it can be tricky to know who is responsible for dealing with these issues. Quite simply, there’s much confusion surrounding damp in the workplace in the UK. This is mainly down to the fact that…

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17 Jun 2022

What Happens if You Leave Damp Untreated?

Structural dampness is an incredibly common problem in properties around the world; however, not everyone knows how to deal with it. Although it can be tempting to simply ignore your damp problem, any form of damp will only worsen when left untreated. As a result,…

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26 Apr 2022

Preventing Damp in Flats/Apartments

It can’t be denied that finding damp issues in your flat is stressful, especially in a rented apartment in which you’ll have to pay the landlord for the damage. What a lot of homeowners and renters don’t know is that there are actually various types…

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21 Apr 2022

Tips for Preventing Damp in a Commercial Premises/Workplace

Damp is a common issue in properties up and down the UK, but it’s not just endemic to residential properties. Damp and mould can fester in commercial properties and places of work in the same way they can occur in homes, and largely for the…

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terraced houses
15 Apr 2022

Can Damp Spread from the Neighbour’s House to my House?

According to a Barratt Homes survey, approximately 58% of the UK population lives in terraced and semi-detached homes, meaning over half of us share party walls with our neighbours. Whilst this is an efficient and more cost-effective housing option, it does present the possibility of…

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10 Mar 2022

Basement Tanking FAQs

When it comes to waterproofing a cellar or basement, a tanking system may be installed. This is a necessary measure for structures that are beneath ground level as the build-up of groundwater around the walls can be devastating. The water can seep into walls which…

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Bubbles under paint on the wall
10 Feb 2022

Signs Your House Needs Waterproofing

As your house ages, it will inevitably be more prone to wearing and, consequently, damage. Not only are these issues often unsightly, but they can cause serious problems to your home’s structural integrity. Additionally, issues such as damp and mould can be detrimental to your…

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