Tag: damp survey trowbridge

Rising damp caused by bridging, and concrete along with roots in drain

Every damp survey should be an investigation into the cause before any form of repair is specified. If you don’t know the cause then how can you specify a repair? This short video takes you […]

Very Expensive Damp Repair

It isn’t unusual for a property to be suffering from visible rising damp symptoms. Unfortunately it isn’t unusual for some surveyors to not follow the recommend guidance in BS 6576, and eliminate all potential causes […]

Very basic damp investigation cause. Unfortunately my client has been caught by an alleged damp expert surveyor, prior to my survey. Damp issues continued within the property as the root cause wasn’t identified.    

Free damp survey…..is it really free

A classic example of a landlord getting ripped off by one of the local damp proofing cowboys that offers free damp surveys in Wiltshire. You need to make sure that you ask for a survey […]

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, […]

Do I need a damp proof course, or is it a condensation issue?

I was recently asked to survey a property that had dampness issues internally. I was informed that a ‘damp specialist’ had already visited the property, and had diagnosed rising damp issues and recommended a chemical […]

A review and opinion of performance data relating to an environmentally controlled damp-proofing system

A review and opinion of performance data relating to an environmentally controlled damp-proofing system 1. INTRODUCTION: In recent years there has been some significant advertising in the national press about a Patented, damp proofing system […]

Nuaire Drimaster Positive input ventilation reviews

This is a little case study review of a Nuaire Drimaster positive input ventilation system, why it didn’t work and there continued to be a condensation and mould problem. First of all I was told […]

Independent damp specialist consultant

Our surveyor Ross Charters also offers his services as an independent damp and timber specialist consultant.¬†Customers are offered to take advantage of our surveyors vast experience in damp and timber defects where we can carry […]

Dry rot and damp survey of Devizes Castle Wiltshire

Complete Preservation love a listed building especially when it’s trying to solve damp and timber problems. Complete Preservation are the managers of Devizes Castle, ¬†it is essential that we follow a programme of maintenance, simply […]