Common problems that cause damp

Condensation has to be one of the biggest causes of damp in a property especially during the colder months of the year. This is often mis-diagnosed by un-qualified surveyors or rogue surveyors trying to push […]

Gravimetric damp testing and diagnosis to BRE DIGEST 245

How do you know if the damp course is really working? Are you in a dispute with a contractor? Have you had a damp problem for a while and no damp specialists can fix it? […]

Guarantee

How to pick the correct damp proofing, timber treatment or basement waterproofing  guarantee. To be fair most of the guarantees are not worth the paper they’re written on! Most of Complete Preservations work is going […]

Waterproofing a retaining wall in Gloucester

We were asked to investigate why this property was getting damp and to produce a report with a waterproofing design, costings and a long term guarantee. Survey The property has a cementitious tanking installed and […]

Basement-cellar tanking-waterproofing designs

  The above designs are of a typical basement waterproofing installation, sometimes these will need to be modified due to site conditions. When we carry out a survey we will bring pictures of examples of […]

How to find a real damp proofing specialist in Trowbridge Wiltshire and Bath

You have a damp problem in your house and you need a damp proofing specialist… What do you do? Ask your friends, look on Google or the yellow pages? Looking for a damp proofing company […]

Improve your indoor air quality and cure condensation

Improve your indoor air quality Do you need your mould problem fixed? Do you have streaming windows? Do you have mould all over your walls? Complete Preservation of Trowbridge Wiltshire are here to solve your […]

Damp proofing, damp proofer, basement waterproofing cowboys!

I thought I would share some images of the cowboys work I come across! The above basement tanking image shows how bad and how low some of them will go. This is a basement that […]

Woodworm and deathwatch beetle treatment

Everyday the phone will ring and at the other end is a client asking about a pre purchase survey for a woodworm infestation. One of the first questions that I get asked is how much […]

Flooded basement in Wiltshire

We were recently called to a flooded basement in Wiltshire. This is the story……. The property owner has lived there for about 25 years and never had a problem with the basement flooding before until […]