Damp and Wood Treatment Services
Although any indication of dampness in the lower part of the wall is often diagnosed to be ‘Rising Damp,’ it is essential for expert diagnosis to be made, if unnecessary and costly procedures are to be avoided.
Where floors and walls are below ground level, these will always be subject to water penetration. Our waterproofing system can make these areas dry and habitable once again.
The true Dry Rot fungus is formerly known as a brown rot, causing large cuboidal shaped cracks (i.e. square fractures) Usually occurs in timber in contact with damp brickwork and poorly ventilated conditions.
The term ‘woodworm’ actually refers to the pupa which pores through the wood. The active life cycle of the woodworm species can vary anywhere from 1 to 14 years.
Commonly known as ‘mine fungus’, it often has the same fungal characteristics as Dry Rot. There are several species so a thorough investigation is necessary for an accurate cure.
Condensation is the major form of dampness affecting properties throughout the country. It is caused simply by water vapour in the atmosphere, forming water droplets.
Specialised interior & exterior plastering works.