Damp Proofing Goole

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Damp Proofing Goole East Yorkshire (DN14): Problems with damp in your house in Goole not only look unsightly, but they can also cause serious health and structural problems as well. More significant problems can also be hidden by damp patches and peeling wallpaper, and can cost thousands to repair if not treated promptly. It is much more cost effective in the longer term to contact an experienced Goole damp proofing specialist to check your home, and provide an extensive damp proofing treatment for your property.

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Basically, with regards to damp in the home there are 3 primary problem areas:

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  • Penetrating Damp

  • Condensation

  • Rising Damp


The following paragraphs describe the causes of such problems with damp in Goole, and the various methods of avoiding and solving them.


Things like cracks in brickwork, defective guttering, broken roof tiles and cavity wall problems are typical external factors of penetrating damp. Inside a structure, burst or leaky pipes, cracked shower trays and overflowing bathtubs or sinks, can lead to penetrating damp. If left uncontrolled, flaking or bubbling paintwork, blistered or broken plaster and damp dark patches on walls, will be the obvious signs of water soaking into the walls and woodwork.

If you have a leaking roof and it's been neglected over a long period of time, it can cause wet rot to develop in your roof timbers. Whilst it cannot spread into your brickwork, wet rot can cause the timber in your roof to become structurally unsafe, and in a worst case scenario you could even need to have a new roof installed - extremely costly! A unique musty odour, a "spongy" feel to your rafters and indications of a black fungus, could all herald the existence of wet rot.

Simple actions like cleaning and checking your gutters and roof for leaks, examining pipework for leaks and repointing dodgy brickwork, are the basic preventative maintenance measures. If you use the expert services of a certified Goole damp proofing firm, they'll check all these areas as a part of your all round damp proofing program.


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Condensation is super easy to identify and one of the most common forms of damp in many homes in Goole. Small droplets of water form on cool surfaces when warm, humid air makes contact with them. Poor ventilation in places with a high level of humidity, for instance in boiler rooms, bathrooms and kitchens, is the most frequent reason behind condensation.

To avoid condensation issues, easy strategies include making certain that there's sufficient ventilation in the affected areas, and wiping away any water droplets the moment they appear. Redirecting humid air outside of your property in Goole, by updating or fitting cooker hoods, air bricks and extractor fans, will help you to resolve this problem.

The most effective way to find out the main circumstances that bring about the problem, is to have a detailed damp proofing survey done by a dependable Goole company. Occasionally damp air is drawn in from the outside, plainly making matters even worse. To effectively minimise condensation problems, airflow must be regulated properly. A knowledgeable Goole damp proofing specialist will gladly offer advice and solutions in connection with this.

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A damp proof course has been compulsory on homes built in Great Britain since 1875. If your home was built before this time it's conceivable you might not have one installed. If your home was built after this year, but you're still experiencing rising damp, it could be that the damp proof course has been damaged.

Rising damp can be tricky to distinguish, but some things to watch out for are; a white powdery deposit being discovered on floor surfaces or appearing on walls, crumbling or rotten skirtings and "tide marks" on walls. It's possible that you could have a rising damp problem if you have seen one or more of these.

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Fixing rising damp problems can be as simple as checking your external walls and seeing if you can see a damp course. In order to get a satisfactory measure of protection the damp course ought to be above ground level by a minimum of 150 millimetres (around 6"). You can dig away the surrounding soil to create this space if it is currently not sufficient, or you can put in a damp proof membrane higher up if the former is not plausible.

If this isn't the problem and your DPM is in fact correct, there may be more problematic issues to deal with caused by the dampness coming up from the ground beneath, through your floors, and into the walls of your home.

Using a number of different methods, damp proofing specialists in Goole can swiftly detect and eliminate rising damp. Older houses which either have no damp proof membrane, or have one that is damaged over a significant area, can have a damp proofing cream (such as Permaguard) injected into the external walls. This cream is injected with a special nozzle into evenly spaced holes drilled along the wall's mortar joint, and before the cream can set it diffuses into the adjoining brickwork forming a barrier that is water-repellent.

If the damp proofing cream is not sufficient, or the damage is too extensive to your DPM, a new damp proof course may have to be put in. While this level of repair work is a fairly extreme way to solve rising damp problems, it could be your only effective solution in the final analysis.

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The application of a waterproof (bitumen based) latex emulsion, is yet another possible remedy for less severe areas of damp course damage. This is applied underneath your current floor coverings, so wood flooring, tiles and carpeting will need to be lifted before any work can be done. In cellar areas this is a particularly efficacious treatment, and will form part of the "tanking" process that's used to make rooms watertight. For extra protection in those trouble spots, your Goole damp proof expert may suggest the application of building paper (a foil backed specialist membrane) before the bitumen coating has completely dried.

Tanking: The process of coating exposed surfaces in a watertight paint in a below ground area such as a basement or cellar is called tanking. Any wall coverings and plaster must be removed and the appropriate surfaces correctly prepared before the commencement of any work, as this waterproof coating must be applied on the base surface of walls and floors. You can replaster and decorate on top of it, after the paint has dried out completely. This is an extremely disruptive process because it has to be applied to a whole ground floor or basement level of a property, and it is preferable to obtain more than one expert opinion on whether this really is the only remedy for your rising damp.


To help ease problems with condensation, you can always try dehumidifiers, which for removing moisture from the air, are really effective. Due to the fact that dehumidifiers primarily hide the cause of the damp and not cure it, there are drawbacks to this solution. To obtain the most reliable advice if you're suffering with mould or damp in any area of your property, you should call on a professional damp proofing specialist in Goole.


Friends and family should always be the first port of call when you're looking for recommendations for local professionals. Before signing up for any damp proof services, you should always see if you can get at least three quotations from different Goole companies. If you are in any doubt about any particular damp proofing company you could ask to see qualifications and professional membership certificates.

Watch out for membership of and qualifications from organisations such as the Property Care Association (PCA) or the Damp Proofing Association, or contractors holding the Certificated Surveyor of Timber and Dampness (CSTDB) or the Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments (CSRT) accreditations.

You can guarantee that your damp proofing specialist is suitably qualified and has the required practical experience to provide you with a first class damp proof service, if they've got membership of the DPA or PCA. Any damp proofing work performed by one of their members also comes with a guarantee.

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Damp proofing services are available in in Goole and also in nearby places like: Rawcliffe, Eastrington, Laxton, Hemingbrough, Barmby on the Marsh, Drax, Rawcliffe Bridge, Howden, Airmyn, Swinefleet, Scalby, Wressle, Newport, Hook, Gilberdyke, Eastoft, Breighton, as well as in these postcodes DN14 5UE, DN14 5SJ, DN14 5DL, DN14 5HW, DN14 4AX, DN14 0XX, DN14 5AL, DN14 5JZ, DN14 5BN, DN14 5BX. Locally based Goole damp proofers will most likely have the phone code 01405 and the postcode DN14.

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Latest East Yorkshire damp proofing job requests: Yousuf Fernandez recently asked for a price quote for clearing up condensation and damp issues in a conservatory in a terraced house in Airmyn, East Yorkshire. Max Ansell recently asked for a price quote for solving damp problems in a semi-detached house in North Cave. Steffan and Abigail Chaplin recently asked for an estimate for resolving damp and condensation issues in a cottage in Hutton Cranswick. Mr and Mrs Kumar recently asked for a quote for damp proofing a cellar in a cottage in Rawcliffe. Mr and Mrs Mcloughlin recently enquired about clearing up damp problems in a detached house in Kirk Ella, East Yorkshire. Nala Lynch and Theodore Lynch recently requested an estimate for clearing up damp problems in North Frodingham, East Yorkshire. Mr and Mrs Henry recently asked for a quote for damp proofing a conservatory in Hornsea. Sebastian Mcclymont and Carolina Mcclymont recently asked for a price quote for clearing up damp problems in a terraced house in North Newbald.


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Damp proofing services have recently been required in the following Goole areas - Cross Gordon Street, Sycamore Close, Cricket Field, Calder Street, Sandholme Way, Treeton Road, South Street, Bridge Road, Cliff Cottages, Batty Lane, Station Road, Belgrave Drive, Devonshire Drive, Cobbler Hill, Bishopgate, Cot-in-lea, The Tabards, Belgravia, Bird Lane, Silver Birches Court, The Pastures, Butterfield Close, Tabard Hamlet, St Peters Close, Thorntree Close, Cleveland Close, Cottingham Street, Beevers Bridge, Shearburn Terrace, Bridge Terrace, as well as these local Goole postcodes: DN14 5UE, DN14 5SJ, DN14 5DL, DN14 5HW, DN14 4AX, DN14 0XX, DN14 5AL, DN14 5JZ, DN14 5BN, DN14 5BX.

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