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Damp Proofing Hellesdon Norfolk (NR6): Having damp problems in your house in Hellesdon can contribute to serious health and structural problems, as well as being unsightly in appearance. Costing thousands of pounds to fix if not solved promptly, more serious problems are often concealed beneath peeling wallpaper, damp patches and flaking paint. To get the best damp proofing solution for your property, you should get in touch with a professional Hellesdon damp proofing specialist to check out your house for issues.

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If you've got troubles with dampness in your dwelling in Hellesdon, there are three probable triggers:

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  • Penetrating Damp

  • Condensation

  • Rising Damp


To learn what the possible reasons behind such damp problems are, and how to resolve them, keep on reading...


There are various exterior issues that can cause penetrating damp, and included in these are: damaged downspouts or gutters, porous brickwork, cavity wall problems and loose or cracked roof tiles. Inside your property, it can also be a result of cracked shower trays, leaky or burst water pipes and overflowing sinks or baths. Noticeable signs like flaking paintwork, broken or blistering plaster and damp, dark patches on walls, all suggest that these problems have been left uncontrolled.

You may get wet rot in the timbers of your roof, if you have a leaking roof, and it has been left untreated for some time. Whilst it can't spread into your brickwork, wet rot can cause your roof timbers to become structurally unsafe, and in a worst case scenario you may even need to get a new roof - very costly! If any of the timbers on your roof feel "spongy" when touched, and a black fungus starts appearing the wood, you may have a case of wet rot in your roof.

To prevent this, there are a few basic preventative measures you can take: cleaning and checking your rain gutters & roof for leaks, examining piping for leaks and repointing dodgy brickwork. If you get in touch with a knowledgeable damp proofing service in Hellesdon, they will check all of these areas, and prepare a strategy for both resolving your damp problems and forestalling further occurrences.


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A lot of households in Hellesdon have problems with condensation, and this is among the most common reasons for damp. When a cool surface comes into contact with warm, humid air, water collects as tiny droplets upon that surface. Condensation is usually found in areas with poor ventilation and high humidity, such as in kitchens, bathrooms and boiler rooms.

Basic strategies to reduce condensation involve wiping up any droplets of water as they appear and ensuring that there's adequate ventilation in the problem areas. The steps needed may require the installation or updating of air bricks, extractor fans and cooker hoods, with the intention of redirecting moist air to the outside of your property in Hellesdon.

The best way to ascertain the main circumstances that bring about the problem, is to have a detailed damp proofing survey done by a reliable Hellesdon specialist. With some homes damp air is sucked in from the outside, simply making matters even worse. So as to minimise condensation issues, it's crucial that airflow within the home is effectively regulated, and by chatting to an expert in this field, you'll be able to get information and guidance for resolving these problems.

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Houses built since 1875 in the United Kingdom have been required to have a damp proof course or membrane to be installed as standard. If your property was built before this time it's possible you may not have one installed. If you're experiencing rising damp in a property built after this time it might be that your damp proof course or membrane has been somehow or other.

It can be notoriously hard to distinguish rising damp, however some giveaway signs are; crumbling or rotten skirtings, "tide marks" on walls and a white powdery deposit forming on walls or being discovered on floor surfaces. If you see or think you may have any of these, it's possible that you have a problem with rising damp.

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The first step towards solving your rising damp problems should be to simply check whether or not you have a damp proof course on the external walls of your property in Hellesdon. For satisfactory protection it must be 150 millimetres above ground level. If you find that this space doesn't exist, you can dig the ground away to increase it, or if this approach isn't possible, a higher damp proof course will have to be put in.

If your damp proof membrane (DPM) is in fact correct and the gap from the ground isn't the root cause of the problem, moisture could be rising up through your flooring and into your walls, which could be a much more problematic issue.

Using a variety of methods, damp proofing experts in Hellesdon can swiftly identify and resolve rising damp issues. A damp proofing cream (such as Permaguard or Dryzone) can be carefully injected into your wall if you have a somewhat older property with no damp proof course, or one that's damaged over a considerable area. This calls for the drilling of holes at evenly spaced intervals in your brickwork and the special cream injected with a nozzle to fill up the gaps behind the brickwork down to beneath ground level.

If the damp proof cream isn't appropriate, or the damage is too extensive to your membrane, a new damp proof course may have to be put in. This is taking repair work to the extreme, however it may be the only answer to your rising damp.

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Another option for minimal areas of damp course damage might include painting with a waterproof (bitumen based) latex emulsion. This is applied underneath your floor coverings, so carpets, tiles and laminate flooring will need to be lifted before any work can be done. Also used as part of the tanking procedure to make a room watertight, this is a particularly effectual solution in basement areas. Your Hellesdon damp proofing technician may suggest the application of building paper (a specialist foil backed membrane) before the bitumen coating has dried completely, additional protection in such problem areas.

Tanking: In areas of a house that are below ground, for example basements or cellars, tanking is a process where any surfaces that are exposed are covered in a watertight coating. Since this coating must be applied to the bare surface of walls and floors, all wall covering and plaster must be taken off before work begins, and the appropriate surfaces correctly prepared. As soon as this paint has been put on, it should be allowed to dry thoroughly before replastering any wall surfaces and decorating over the top of it. Because it must be applied to an entire ground floor or basement level of a property, this is a really disruptive process. Therefore, it's recommended that you bring in more than one damp proofing expert to make sure that this really is the only option.


Condensation issues can certainly be helped by means of dehumidifiers, which are a highly efficacious way to remove moisture from the air. The fact that these products merely cover up the cause of the damp and not get rid of it, is the issue with dehumidifiers. If you are suffering from damp or mould in any part of your property in Hellesdon, you should get in touch with a professional damp proofing company for the best advice.


Friends and relations should invariably be the first port of call when you are trying to get recommendations and testimonials for local professionals. Always obtain at least three different quotations from various local companies, and if you've got any doubts you should ask to look at qualifications and professional memberships, before employing any damp proofing services.

Keep an eye out for membership of and qualifications from bodies such as the Damp Proofing Association (DPA) or the Property Care Association (PCA), or contractors holding the Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments (CSRT) or the Certificated Surveyor of Timber and Dampness (CSTDB) professional qualifications.

If your chosen Hellesdon damp proofing specialists are members of the PCA or DPA you can be certain they'll be properly qualified and have acquired the necessary experience to offer you a high quality service for all your damp proofing issues. Any work supplied by any one of their members is also guaranteed.

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Damp proofing can be undertaken in Hellesdon and also nearby in: Weston Longville, Horsham St Faith, Heigham Grove, Rackheath, Chapel Break, Bawburgh, Felthorpe, Little Melton, Clover Hill, Ringland, New Costessey, Bowthorpe, Earlham, Easton, together with these postcodes NR3 2QD, NR6 5AT, NR6 5BJ, NR6 5LB, NR6 5EW, NR6 6LE, NR6 5NR, NR6 5AU, NR6 5BP, NR6 5QJ. Local Hellesdon damp proof specialists will most likely have the postcode NR6 and the telephone code 01603. Checking this can confirm that you are accessing locally based providers of damp proofing. Hellesdon homeowners can utilise these and many other comparable services.

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There is a wide range of work that can be completed by your local Hellesdon damp proof specialist including rising damp advice in Hellesdon, condensation solutions, chemical DPC injection Hellesdon, residential damp proofing Hellesdon, vapour barriers Hellesdon, damp proofing a garage, cavity wall tie replacement, damp proofing internal walls in Hellesdon, damp proofing old stone walls in Hellesdon, wet rot control, flood defence, wall damp proofing Hellesdon, black mould prevention Hellesdon, cavity wall construction, damp proofing brickwork in Hellesdon, retaining wall damp proofing Hellesdon, basement damp proofing Hellesdon, damp proofing solutions in loft conversions, damp proofing assessments, damp proofing floors, leak detection in Hellesdon, damp proof tanking in Hellesdon, cheap damp proofing Hellesdon, replacement of defective flashingsdamp proof course, defective DPC replacement Hellesdon, concrete repairs, woodworm elimination in Hellesdon, commercial tanking Hellesdon, damp proofing concrete floors in Hellesdon, damp proof injection cream treatments, foundation damp proofing Hellesdon, cementitious tanking, solutions for penetrating damp, mould treatments, damp proofing inspections Hellesdon, and more. These are just an example of the duties that are accomplished by those specialising in damp proofing. Hellesdon professionals will be happy to tell you about their whole range of damp proofing services.


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Damp Proofing Around Hellesdon: Damp proofing services were recently necessary for householders living in Arden Grove, Hawthorn Avenue, Nursery Close, Devon Avenue, Windsor Road, Meadow Way, Hellesdon Park Road, Bernham Road, Alston Road, City View Road, Pinewood Close, Wood View Road, Harlington Avenue, Ferndale Close, Hamond Road, Mountfield Avenue, Links Avenue, Clovelly Drive, Drayton High Road, Brabazon Road, Coronation Close, Rosalie Close, Merchant Way, Dennis Road, Jupiter Road, Halden Avenue, Gowing Road, Gowing Close and these Hellesdon postcodes: NR3 2QD, NR6 5AT, NR6 5BJ, NR6 5LB, NR6 5EW, NR6 6LE, NR6 5NR, NR6 5AU, NR6 5BP, NR6 5QJ. Work was undertaken in these places by specialists in damp proofing. Hellesdon residents benefited from trusted and dependable damp proofing services in every case.

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