basement-tanking
03 Sep 2019

When is Basement Tanking Necessary?

Water and moisture-based damage are some of the most common causes of serious structural damage. As a result, many homes and commercial property owners can be left with expensive and extensive repair tasks that demand immediate tr...

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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 t...

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wet rot wall damage
25 Jul 2019

Wet Rot: What You Need to Know

Have you been noticing cracks in your timber? Do your floorboards feel weaker? Do you feel movement to timber floors underfoot? If so, the chances are that your home could be at risk of wet rot.Wet rot is commonly found in ti...

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damp-wall
22 Jul 2019

Why are My Walls Wet After it Rains?

Damp in the home or business premises can make living and working conditions uncomfortable, as well as potentially unsafe if the root cause is left untreated. There are many reasons why you might be experiencing damp in your property. For example,...

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Bitumen primer
15 Jul 2019

Membrane Sealed Tanking: Type C Waterproofing Explained

The struggle for space in a crowded city like London explains why many homeowners are beginning to look below ground for that last little bit of square footage. While a basement conversion can work wonders when it comes to adding space to your ...

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waterproofing basement and foundations
01 Jul 2019

Cementitious Basement Tanking: Type A Waterproofing Explained

With space in the capital being at such a high premium, it makes sense that so many homeowners are now looking underground to find additional space. When it comes to basement conversions, though, one of the most important factors to consider is ...

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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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basement
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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peeling-paint-wet-rot
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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