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Rising damp, prove it……………..

This is some very basic stuff showing diagrams that visually explain damp issues that just drilling a new damp proof will not solve. It is well documented in BRE Digest 245, BS 6576, BS 5250, […]

How high can rising damp rise?

Rising damp is my favourite subject and as a damp surveyor i’m always looking for great pictures of rising damp and the highest height of rise. I was recently called out to a property just […]

Should a speedy meter-carbide meter be used for quantitative damp diagnosis on site?

This is written as simply as possible, more for the general public to understand, and is to try and educate them on the speedy meter, and how it can – and is used incorrectly. The […]

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? ¬†Rising damp, hygroscopic salts, salt damp that show up as a damp patch […]

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?

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 […]

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? […]

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‚Ķ What do you do? Ask your friends, look on Google or the yellow pages? Looking for a damp proofing company […]