The two most common forms of damp which can affect your property are Rising Damp or Penetrating Damp. Condensation can also pose significant problems in some properties. We can offer peace of mind by carrying out a FREE survey to assess the extent of dampness and providing you with a written report detailing our findings and the most cost effective solution to your damp problem.
Usually occurs due to a lack or failure of an existing damp course. Bridging of the damp proof course by internal plaster/external render or by high ground levels can also cause rising damp. Treatment is carried out by the installation of a chemical damp proof course (DPC). All affected wall plaster is removed to a height of one metre and a chemical damp proof course is injected. Once the injection has been completed, the walls will be re-rendered using a waterproof sand and cement
There are two causes. Building defects - such as defective roof coverings, cracked brickwork, badly fitting windows/ door faulty guttering and down pipes. The second is lateral penetrating damp, caused when the external ground, abutting the wall is above internal level. As Penetrating Damp can have a serious impact on your property steps should be taken to address the underlying problems as soon as possible. Various treatments are available. Triple Treatment offer both Single Membrane and Cementious Tanking system solutions to treat Penetrating Damp caused by high external ground levels. These solutions will provide a dry internal wall surface, the cellar or basement rooms of your property habitable again.
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