Damp Proofing Hoyland

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Damp Proofing Hoyland South Yorkshire (S74): Having damp problems in your home in Hoyland can contribute to dangerous health and structural issues, as well as being unsightly in appearance. More serious issues can also be hidden beneath peeling wallpaper and patches of damp, and could cost you 1000's of pounds to repair if not cured quickly. It is generally cheaper in the longer term to contact an experienced Hoyland damp proofing company to assess your house, and provide a complete damp proofing treatment for your property.

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With regards to dampness in Hoyland structures, there are basically three key classifications:

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  • Penetrating Damp

  • Condensation

  • Rising Damp

 

These 3 key kinds of damp are discussed in more detail below, along with tips on prevention and resolution, should you find them in your home in Hoyland.

PENETRATING DAMP

External factors that can lead to penetrating damp include: loose or broken roof tiles, cracks in brickwork, defective guttering and cavity wall issues. Inside your Hoyland property, penetrating damp can be a result of damaged shower trays, dripping or burst pipes and overflowing basins or baths. If water continues to seep into the walls and woodwork, the visible signs over time will be peeling or bubbling paintwork, broken or blistered plaster and dark damp patches on walls.

Wet rot can arise in the timbers of your roof if you have a leaking roof that's neglected for a while. Wet rot does not spread into the brickwork, but having it can mean that in the worst outcome the timbers of your roof become structurally dangerous, requiring a new roof. If a black fungus appears on your woodwork and the roof timbers feel "spongy" to touch, you may have a case of wet rot.

You should not fret however, since to stop these problems occurring, a few simple steps like repointing brickwork, examining piping for leaks and cleaning and checking your rain gutters and roof for leaks should avoid such concerns. If you employ the expert services of a reliable Hoyland damp proofing company, they will check all these elements as a part of your overall damp proofing program.

CONDENSATION

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Quite simple to spot and the cause of damp in many Hoyland properties, condensation is very common. When warm, humid air makes contact with colder surfaces (such as the glass in windows), tiny droplets of water swiftly appear. Inadequate ventilation in areas with a high level of humidity, such as in boiler rooms, kitchens and bathrooms, is the most frequent cause of condensation.

To reduce condensation problems, simple strategies include ensuring there is adequate ventilation in the main trouble spots, and wiping up any water droplets the moment they arise. This might involve the updating or installation of air bricks, extractors and cooker hoods to help remove the moist air outside of your home.

An in-depth damp proofing survey by a credible Hoyland specialist may also find areas which play a role in the situation by sucking in damp air from the outside. An effective way to successfully control condensation is to regulate airflow correctly, and your local Hoyland damp proofing company will be able to give you guidance and advice on how this can best be accomplished.

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RISING DAMP

Homes constructed since 1875 in Great Britain have been required to have a damp proof course to be fitted as standard. It is possible that you might not have one installed if your home in Hoyland was constructed before this year. It's possible that your DPM might have been damaged in some way if you are experiencing rising damp issues in a home built after this year.

Rising damp can be rather difficult to identify, but some areas to keep an eye out for are; tide marks on walls, crumbling or rotten skirting boards and a white powdery deposit being discovered on floor surfaces or forming on walls. Whilst the existence of these is not conclusive, they're all clear indicators of rising damp issues.

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The first step towards handling your problems with rising damp should simply be to check whether you have in fact got a DPM on the outside walls of your property in Hoyland. To be sure of an adequate degree of protection the damp course ought to be above ground level by a minimum of 150mm (around six inches). You could dig away the surrounding soil to create this space if it's currently not sufficient, or you can put in a damp proof membrane (DPM) higher up if the former is not possible.

You may have more challenging issues if you discover that your DPM is fine, and it may be that the damp is creeping up from the ground, up through your flooring, and into your home's walls, which is going to be an even more worrying scenario.

Damp proofing specialists in Hoyland will quickly detect and eliminate rising damp problems using a range of procedures. A damp proofing cream (such as Dryzone or Permaguard) can be carefully injected into your wall if you have a somewhat older home with no damp proof membrane, or it is damaged over a considerable area. This cream is injected with a special nozzle into evenly spaced holes drilled along the mortar joint, and before the cream cures it diffuses into the surrounding brickwork forming a barrier that is water-repellent.

In instances where damp proofing injection cream is not an appropriate remedy, or where the damp course membrane is severely damaged, putting in a whole new damp proof course may be neccessary. Whilst this sort of repair work is a pretty drastic way to solve rising damp issues, it may be the only effective solution in the end.

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For less severe areas of membrane damage, yet another potential solution would be to coat with a bitumen based, waterproof latex emulsion paint. This has to be applied under your floor coverings, so carpeting, tiles and wood flooring will have to be lifted prior to work being undertaken. This is particularly effectual in basement areas as an integral part of the "tanking" procedure to make a room that's watertight. Your Hoyland damp proofing specialist might advise the use of building paper (a special foil backed membrane) before the bitumen paint has completely dried, added protection in these troublesome areas.

Tanking: The process of coating exposed surfaces in a waterproof paint in a cellar or below ground area is called tanking. All plaster and wall coverings must be removed and the surfaces correctly prepared before work commences, since this watertight coating must be applied at the base level of walls and floors. Once this paint has been applied, it must be permitted to dry out thoroughly before replastering and decorating over it. This is a very disruptive process since it has to be applied to an entire basement level or ground floor of a building, and it is recommended that you obtain more than one expert opinion about whether this is really the only resolution to your rising damp problems.

DEHUMIDIFIERS AS A SOLUTION TO DAMP PROBLEMS

To help ease problems with condensation, you can always try dehumidifiers, which for lowering the moisture content of the air, are really efficacious. The fact that these products merely hide the cause of the damp and not get rid of it, is the main downside with dehumidifiers. A reliable damp proofing company in Hoyland will be glad to offer advice on the best solution if you're suffering from damp or mould in any area of your home.

FINDING A TRUSTWORTHY DAMP PROOF COMPANY IN HOYLAND

The most trustworthy recommendations for local specialists with regards to home improvement projects are generally neighbours and friends. Before hiring any damp proof services, you should always try to obtain at least 2 or 3 estimates from various Hoyland companies. If you've got any doubts about any particular company you could ask to see professional memberships and qualifications.

Professional Hoyland damp proofing companies should be members of either the PCA (Property Care Association) or the Damp Proofing Association (DPA), or have professional qualifications from the Certificated Surveyor of Timber and Dampness (CSTDB) or the Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments.

You can guarantee that your damp proofing provider is well qualified and has acquired the appropriate experience to provide you with a high quality damp proof service, if they are members of either the DPA or PCA. Such memberships also means that there are guarantees for any work undertaken.

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Damp proofing can be undertaken in Hoyland and also in: Greasebrough, High Green, Blacker Hill, Wortley, Elsecar, Scholes, Wombwell, Brampton, Brampton Bierlow, Birdwell, Tankersley, Thorpe Hesley, Burncross, Chapeltown, Jump, Worsbrough, as well as in these postcodes S74 9BE, S74 0LZ, S74 0HH, S74 9AJ, S74 0DT, S74 0AF, S74 9AX, S74 0BD, S74 0PE, S74 0BY. Locally based Hoyland damp proof specialists will probably have the postcode S74 and the telephone dialling code 01226. Checking this should ensure that you are accessing locally based providers of damp proofing. Hoyland householders are able to benefit from these and lots of other related services.

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There is a wide range of work that can be undertaken by your local Hoyland damp proof specialist including damp proofing a cellar, flood defence, dry rot treatment in Hoyland, solutions for rising damp Hoyland, damp proofing brickwork, home damp proofing, damp proof injection, damp proofing floors Hoyland, rising damp prevention, cementitious tanking Hoyland, wood rot treatments Hoyland, leak detection in Hoyland, invasive weed control in Hoyland, commercial tanking Hoyland, timber preservation Hoyland, condensation treatments in Hoyland, mould treatments, damp proofing concrete floors, dampcourse installations, damp proof sealing Hoyland, pressure grouting, the treament of efflorescence, rising damp advice, treatments for black mould Hoyland, condensation control, wet rot control, property surveys Hoyland, cavity wall construction in Hoyland, damp proof tanking, damp proofing old stone walls, cavity wall tie replacement, damp treatments, plaster replacement in Hoyland, cheap damp proofing, and more. Listed are just a small portion of the duties that are undertaken by those specialising in damp proofing. Hoyland specialists will be delighted to keep you abreast of their whole range of damp proofing services.

Friends & Family Recommendations

When you're searching for a good damp proofing contractor you could consider asking friends, family or workmates for a recommendation, if any of them have had damp proofing work carried out in the past. A word of mouth recommendation is preferred above any other sort of review or endorsement by around 80 percent of homeowners in Hoyland, so where possible, you should take full advantage of this fact. You should get a shortlist of at least three or four companies and obtain an estimate from each one.

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Also find: Elsecar damp proofing, Brampton damp proofing, Brampton Bierlow damp proofing, Greasebrough damp proofing, Wortley damp proofing, Jump damp proofing, Birdwell damp proofing, Thorpe Hesley damp proofing, Wombwell damp proofing, High Green damp proofing, Scholes damp proofing, Blacker Hill damp proofing, Worsbrough damp proofing, Burncross damp proofing, Tankersley damp proofing, Chapeltown damp proofing services and more. All these locations are serviced by companies who do damp proofing. Hoyland home and business owners can get damp proofing estimates by clicking here.

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Damp Proofing Around Hoyland: Damp proofing services have recently been required in the following Hoyland roads and streets - Merlin Close, Upper Hoyland Road, Oldfield Close, Chapel Hill, Burcroft Close, Hawshaw Lane, Doe Lane, Fitzwilliam Street, Locksley Gardens, Marshfield, Dearne Valley Parkway, Chapel Street, Woodhead Lane, Vernon Street, Rockley Lane, Timothy Wood Avenue, Rockley Crescent, Hoyland Road, Kestrel Rise, Wood Walk, Falcon Drive, Blacker Lane, Stoney Croft, Tinsley Road, Coronation Drive, Queen Street, Osprey Avenue, Church View, Kirk Balk, as well as the following local Hoyland postcodes: S74 9BE, S74 0LZ, S74 0HH, S74 9AJ, S74 0DT, S74 0AF, S74 9AX, S74 0BD, S74 0PE, S74 0BY. Work was completed in these areas by specialists in damp proofing. Hoyland residents received professional and competent damp proofing services.

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