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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White Fungus on wooden beam
15 Jun 2021

How Do You Kill Dry Rot Fungus?

Dry rot is one of the most common yet severe timber decay issues that affects wood within the home. It can be so serious that it can compromise the structural integrity of a home, but early identification and treatment can prevent it from reaching this…

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Resin application onto a wooden window frame
11 Jun 2021

How to Repair Rotted Wood

Older properties can be susceptible to damp and timber issues as a result of a compromised damp proof course (DPC) and/or poor ventilation resulting in rotted wood, but decaying timber can affect any home at any stage if the right conditions are in place. Depending…

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Dry Rot in Wooden Frame
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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Dry Rot
28 Jan 2021

Will Dry Rot Spread Without Water?

If you’re a homeowner, you’ll be aware of the many issues that can crop up and affect your home, be it roof issues, pipe issues or the dreaded damp. It’s something we all fear not just because of how destructive it can be, but also…

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timber decay
29 Jul 2019

Preventing Timber Decay and Rot

'Timber decay' are two words you do not want to hear a surveyor say when they are looking over your property. It brings to mind thoughts of extensive repairs and expensive treatments. There must be a better way; a way to prevent timber from reaching…

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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 source…

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mine fungus
15 May 2018

Focus on Fungus: Mine Fungus

It may not be the most glamorous of topics, but fungus is a common and often pervasive issue for homes and businesses suffering from damp. While many of us focus on looking for damp patches, discolouration and flaked or blistered plaster, fungus and mould (related,…

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