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  • Ways to tackle different types of damp

    Ways to tackle different types of damp

    To keep our place as the best team for damp proofing Stockton has we have to offer efficient, high quality services. Therefore we ensure we provide the best solution for each problem. We can identify what type of damp we are dealing with and the various options to deal with it. With professional advice and...
  • How does damp proofing improve my home?

    How does damp proofing improve my home?

    Whenever they require measures for damp proofing Middlesbrough residents contact us. Possessing over three decades of experience, we’re aware of which methods would work best in certain situations. Once our team is on the scene, they’ll ensure you have the right protection against damp.
  • Don’t ignore dry rot

    Don’t ignore dry rot

    Dry rot is a wood destroying fungus that can cause huge damage to buildings if it is not treated effectively. The issue will initially attack timbers that have a high moisture content and aren’t given time to fully dry out. Once this happens the rot can spread to other building materials, weakening and destroying them...
  • Professional assistance for plumbing emergencies

    Professional assistance for plumbing emergencies

    There is nothing more stressful than facing some kind of plumbing nightmare in your home. There are many things that can go wrong in houses if there are issues that have been left untreated or if systems have not been maintained by previous occupants. Blocked drains and sinks and problems with boilers and heating systems...
  • Hidden dangers in historic damp proofing

    Hidden dangers in historic damp proofing

    There are a number of buildings across Teesside which appear to have very effective damp proofing in place. In many cases, it will have been installed many years ago, and the property owners will tell you that they’ve never had a problem with it. However, we would always urge those with longstanding damp proofing measures...
  • Reducing the risk of winter damp

    Reducing the risk of winter damp

    Properties in the UK are exposed to the most adverse weather in winter, having to deal with rain, snow, ice, low temperatures and even high winds. If you don’t make sure your property is winter-proof you could find yourself with large bills to repair issues. It is better to be proactive and invest in prevention...
  • When damp problems come from within

    When damp problems come from within

    When your property has a problem with damp, the first instinct is to assume that the rain is the source of water that’s causing the damage. This is certainly true in a majority of cases, but it is not the only possible cause. In many cases, damp problems are caused by water inside the property...
  • Avoiding the aesthetic and structural damage of damp

    Avoiding the aesthetic and structural damage of damp

    The presence of rising damp is often misdiagnosed in properties. The term refers to the upwards movement of moisture through structural materials and finishes. It is often found in the parts of a building that are occupied the most. The moisture dissolves soluble salts from the materials such as calcium sulphate and it can also...
  • Potential causes of damp

    Potential causes of damp

    Properties can suffer with damp for several different reasons, including the lack of a damp proof course leaving your property prone to moisture rising from the ground or a poorly fitted window frame allowing moisture to gain entry. In order to treat issues, it is important to know what is causing them. Here are a...
  • How damp affects coastal buildings

    How damp affects coastal buildings

    While damp is a problem which can affect properties across the UK, it tends to be more frequent and troublesome in buildings at coastal locations as opposed to those further inland. Soil salinity levels play a significant part in how likely it is that damp will affect a structure, as well as how serious the...