Damp Proofing Kinver

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Damp Proofing Kinver Staffordshire (DY7): It's not just the fact that problems with damp look unappealing, they can also induce health issues and contribute to severe structural damages. More serious problems can also be hidden by patches of damp and peeling wallpaper, and can cost you 1000's of pounds to fix if not solved immediately. If you believe that you may have damp problems you need to call on a certified Kinver damp proofing company to survey your property, and come up with the most effective damp proofing strategy for your home or business.

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With regards to dampness in Kinver homes, there are basically three main classifications:

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  • Penetrating Damp

  • Condensation

  • Rising Damp


Below you will find information on what could cause damp problems in your home or business premises in Kinver, and how you may set about fixing them.


Problems like loose or broken roof tiles, unsound brickwork, cavity wall problems and defective guttering are all external factors that can lead to penetrating damp in your home. Inside your Kinver property, it can result from burst or leaky pipes, cracked shower trays and overflowing baths or basins. If left uncontrolled, dark damp patches on walls, blistering or broken plaster and flaking paintwork, will be the noticeable signs of water seeping into the walls and woodwork.

Wet rot can develop in your roof timbers if you've got a leaky roof that's been neglected over a period of time. Even though it's lucky that wet rot does not have an impact on brickwork, in the worst outcome, you may need a roof replacement (extremely expensive!) if the timbers of your roof become unsound structurally. If black fungus starts to appear on your woodwork and the timber in your roof feels "spongy" to the touch, you may have the beginnings of wet rot.

Simple steps like examining pipework for leaks, cleaning and checking your roof and rain gutters for leaks and repointing brickwork, can be the basic preventative maintenance measures. A competent damp proofer in Kinver will check all of these areas in order to help avoid any future problems, as part of fixing your dampness issues.


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Super easy to spot and a contributing factor to damp in a lot of Kinver properties, condensation is extremely common. When cooler surfaces make contact with warm, moist air, tiny droplets of water appear on those surfaces. Inadequate ventilation in places with high humidity, for example in bathrooms, boiler rooms and kitchens, is the most frequent reason for condensation.

Simple strategies to stop condensation involve wiping up any droplets of water whenever they appear and ensuring there's adequate ventilation in the problem areas. The steps needed may involve the installation or upgrade of extractors, air bricks and cooker hoods, with the intention of redirecting moist air to the outside of your property in Kinver.

The most effective way to ascertain the main factors that exacerbate the problem, is to have a detailed damp proofing survey carried out by a credible Kinver damp proofing specialist. In some cases damp air is sucked in from outside, simply making things even worse. An effective way to adequately minimise condensation is to correctly regulate airflow, and your local Kinver damp proofing company will be able to give you guidance and advice on how this can be accomplished.

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Homes constructed since 1875 in Great Britain have required a damp proof course to be fitted as standard. If your property or home was constructed before this time it's conceivable that you may not have this installed. It is possible that your damp proof course could have been damaged in some way if you are experiencing rising damp problems in a property built after this year.

Although quite difficult to distinguish, white powdery deposits forming on walls or being discovered on floor surfaces, tide marks on walls and crumbling or rotten skirting boards, are all giveaway clues that you might have rising damp. If you see or think that you may have any of these, it is possible that you have a rising damp problem.

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Remedying rising damp problems can be as simple as checking your external walls to see if you can spot a damp proof course. In order to get an adequate measure of protection the DPM must be above ground level by a minimum of 150 millimetres (about six inches). You can dig the surrounding soil away to generate this space if it is currently not enough, or you could put in a higher damp course if the former is not plausible.

If this is not the problem and your damp proof membrane (DPM) is in fact correct, there could be more problematic issues to resolve caused by the moisture rising up from the ground beneath, through your floor, and into the walls of your home.

Damp proofing experts in Kinver will swiftly detect and eliminate rising damp using a number of different procedures. Older houses which either have no damp proof membrane, or have one which is damaged over a substantial 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 mortar joint, and before the cream can set it diffuses into the surrounding brickwork creating a barrier that is repellent to water.

In cases where damp proofing cream is not a satisfactory treatment, or where the membrane is too seriously damaged, putting in a new damp proof course could be neccessary. This is the most extreme of repair works, however it might be the only resolution to your rising damp.

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Painting with a waterproof (bitumen based) latex emulsion, is another possible remedy for smaller areas of damage. Wooden flooring, tiles or carpets must be lifted before any work is undertaken, because it is applied underneath your floor coverings. In cellar areas this is a particularly effectual treatment, and will form part of the "tanking" procedure that is used to make spaces watertight. For added protection in such trouble spots, your Kinver damp proofing expert may advise the application of building paper (a specialist foil backed membrane) before the bitumen coating has dried completely.

Tanking: In areas of a house that are below ground, like cellars, "tanking" is the process where exposed surfaces are covered in a watertight coating. All wall covering and plaster must be taken off and the pertinent surfaces correctly prepared before the commencement of any work, since this waterproof coating has to be applied on the base surface of floors and walls. As soon as this coating has been applied, it must be permitted to dry thoroughly before replastering the wall surfaces and decorating on top of it. This is a really disruptive job because it has to be applied to an entire ground floor or basement level of a building, and it is recommended that you get more than one expert's opinion on whether this is really the only answer to your rising damp.


Dehumidifiers are an effective way of reducing the moisture content in the air, so for problems with condensation they can be of help. Owing to the fact that dehumidifiers only cover up the cause of the damp and not cure it, there are drawbacks to this option. If you are suffering from damp in any area of your property in Kinver, you should speak to a professional damp proofing specialist for the best advice.


As with just about any home improvement project, the most trustworthy recommendations for a local specialist can be obtained from friends and family. Before signing up to any damp proof services, always see if you can get at least three price quotes from different Kinver companies. If you have any doubts about any particular company you can ask to see professional membership certificates and accreditations.

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

You can be certain that your damp proofing provider is properly qualified and has acquired the required working experience to perform a first class damp proofing service, if they have membership of the DPA or PCA. It also offers a guarantee over any damp proofing work completed by one of their membership.

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Damp proofing can be done in Kinver and also nearby in: Trimpley, Wolverley, Amblecote, Shatterford, Blakedown, Bobbington, Arley, Hagley, Iverley, Stourbridge, Cookley, Kidderminster, Enville, Alverley, Compton, together with these postcodes DY10 3NU, DY7 6NR, DY7 6BA, DY7 6DW, DY11 5XT, DY7 6DX, DY7 5HN, DY7 6HJ, DY6 0AL, DY7 6HL. Local Kinver damp proof specialists will likely have the telephone code 01384 and the postcode DY7. Checking this will make certain that you access locally based providers of damp proofing. Kinver householders are able to benefit from these and numerous other similar services.

Staffordshire Damp Proofing Enquiries

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Latest Staffordshire damp proofing customer projects: Lyra Bateman and Wesley Bateman recently asked for a price quote for solving damp and condensation problems in a bungalow in Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire. Isla-Grace Cousins in Alton, Staffordshire was on the lookout for somebody to damp proof a kitchen wall. Callie Arnold and Luis Arnold recently enquired about damp proofing a basement in Penkridge. Beatrix Newman and Leonardo Newman recently asked for a quotation for eliminating condensation and mould issues in Anglesey. Nikolas Whittington recently enquired about solving damp and condensation problems in Heath Hayes, Staffordshire. Rupert and Ella-May North recently asked for an estimate for damp proofing a bedroom in Cheddleton. Ava-Rose Tolley recently requested a quotation for clearing up damp and condensation problems in a kitchen in Fradley, Staffordshire. Mr and Mrs Strachan recently asked for a quote for clearing up damp problems in Whitmore, Staffordshire. All these Staffordshire homeowners searched for "damp proofing Staffordshire" and noticed this web page on either Yahoo, Bing or Google.

Kinver Damp Proofing Tasks

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There is a wide range of work that can be carried out by your local Kinver damp proof specialist including property surveys Kinver, domestic damp proofing Kinver, dry rot treatment, invasive weed control, basement tanking, concrete damp proofing Kinver, rising damp advice, damp proofing internal walls in Kinver, wood rot treatment, cementitious tanking, damp proof membranes, damp proofing price quotes, damp proof paint applications, damp proof coursing, concrete repairs, cavity wall tie replacement Kinver, solving condensation problems, damp proofing in conservatories, pressure grouting, brick damp proofing Kinver, damp proofing assessments, damp treatments, wet rot control, chemical DPC injection, basement damp proofing Kinver, vapour barrier installation, commercial tanking, damp proofing floors in Kinver, efflorescence treatments, exterior damp proofing Kinver, timber preservation in Kinver, commercial damp proofing Kinver, plaster replacement, damp proofing old stone walls Kinver, damp proofing brickwork, condensation solutions, garage damp proofing Kinver, and more. Listed are just an example of the duties that are accomplished by those doing damp proofing. Kinver companies will be happy to inform you of their whole range of services.

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In the Staffordshire area you will also find: Rolleston on Dove damp proofing specialists, Drayton Bassett damp proofing, Perton damp proofing specialists, Winshill damp proofers, Kings Bromley damp proof specialists, Hednesford damp proof specialists, Fradley damp proofing, Biddulph Moor damp proof specialists, Bednall damp proofing, Essington damp proof specialists, Shenstone damp proofing specialists, Hopwas damp proof specialists, Codsall damp proofers, Silverdale damp proofing specialists, Handsacre damp proof specialists, Brindley Heath damp proofing specialists, Burton damp proof specialists, Branston damp proofing, Penkridge damp proofers, Denstone damp proofing, Great Haywood damp proof specialists, Shelton damp proofing specialists, Whittington damp proofers, Keele damp proof specialists, Weston damp proofing, Rolleston on Dove damp proof specialists, Handsacre damp proofing.

All throughout Staffordshire you will be able to find damp proof specialists who will provide various solutions for your damp problems. If you're unable to find the perfect damp proofer in Kinver itself then you should be able to uncover one close by.


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Also find: Shatterford damp proofing, Enville damp proofing, Trimpley damp proofing, Amblecote damp proofing, Kidderminster damp proofing, Compton damp proofing, Iverley damp proofing, Arley damp proofing, Alverley damp proofing, Stourbridge damp proofing, Blakedown damp proofing, Hagley damp proofing, Bobbington damp proofing, Wolverley damp proofing, Cookley damp proofing services and more. Most of these villages and towns are served by companies who do damp proofing. Kinver home and business owners can get damp proofing quotes by clicking here.

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Damp Proofing Around Kinver: Folks living in the following streets and areas have recently enquired about damp proofing - Foster Street, Lawnswood Road, Beacon Lane, Chandler Avenue, Edge View Close, Wigley Bank Road, Compton Road, Great Checkhill Road, Meddins Lane, Compton Gardens, Bridgnorth Road, Bannut Tree Lane, Gibraltar, Church Hill, Church View Gardens, The Burgesses, Chester Road, Compton Close, Hyde Lane, Whittington Hall Lane, Larch Close, Fairfield Drive, Horton Road, Lloyd Way, Little Checkhill Lane, Willow Road, The Cliff, as well as the following local Kinver postcodes: DY10 3NU, DY7 6NR, DY7 6BA, DY7 6DW, DY11 5XT, DY7 6DX, DY7 5HN, DY7 6HJ, DY6 0AL, DY7 6HL. These areas recently saw activity by experts in damp proofing. Kinver home and property owners enjoyed the benefits of competent and high quality damp proofing services on each occasion.

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(This damp proofing Kinver article was checked and updated on 11-07-2022)