Damp in old houses, what is it? Is rising damp a myth?

What does damp in an old house mean, or even in a modern house? What damp is what in an old house? ┬áRising damp, hygroscopic salts, salt damp that show up as a damp patch […]

Why do you need a qualified rot specialist for a dry rot survey

Dry rot is simple to understand, treat and to identify if you know how……Unfortunately the survey is sometimes left to a non qualified damp and timber so called specialist, that perhaps has the clients best […]

What should be in a damp report-survey

All of our work is mostly putting other contractors poor workmanship right, so I thought after discussions with clients about the the poor diagnosis that they have been receiving and poor standard of reports I […]

The safety of our dry rot search dogs.

Originally posted on Dry Rot Search Dog Blog:
I often get asked about the dogs; How the work affects them? Does it pose a long term heath risk? Do they enjoy their work? Is the…

Damp proofing survey Trowbridge, rising damp on the inner skin of a cavity wall

I was asked to carry out a survey of a 1970’s bungalow which is of cavity construction in Trowbridge Wiltshire. I was told that the property when surveyed for pre-purchase had a condensation problem but […]

The damp stains on the chimney breast, is it salt damp or a leak?

Originally posted on Welcome to Complete Preservations blog:
Have you got a damp stain on your chimney that you can’t seem to get rid of? We have seen many cases where roofs have been repaired…

The damp stains on the chimney breast, is it salt damp or a leak?

Have you got a damp stain on your chimney that you can’t seem to get rid of? Is it hygroscopic salts? Is it a leak? We have seen many cases where roofs have been repaired […]

DAMP PROOFING BATH, OUR TECHNICIAN WINS THE PROPERTY CARE ASSOCIATION TECHNICIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

  PRESS RELEASE FROM THE WILTSHIRE TIMES A remedial preservation technician from Trowbridge Wiltshire has been honoured at a top industry event by a national trade body. Simon Colderick, 30, was named PCA Qualified Technician […]

DRY ROT PICTURES

Here are some pictures of dry rot that we have found on our surveys in Wiltshire and Somerset. All of those pictures below we have carried out ┬áthe dry rot treatment -timber treatment and all […]

Our technician wins technician of the year at the Property Care Association awards

PRESS RELEASE A remedial preservation technician from Trowbridge Wiltshire has been honoured at a top industry event by a national trade body. Simon Colderick, 30, was named PCA Qualified Technician Student of the Year at […]