Damp Proofing Kiveton Park

Kiveton Park Damp Proofing & Timber Treatment

Damp Proofing Kiveton Park South Yorkshire (S26): Damp problems in your home in Kiveton Park may not just look unsightly, but they can also trigger dangerous health and structural issues as well. Costing 1000s to fix if not dealt with swiftly, more serious problems are often concealed under damp patches, flaking paint and peeling wallpaper. If you think you may have such problems you should get in touch with an experienced Kiveton Park damp proofing company to assess your property, and suggest the most beneficial damp proofing solution for your home or business premises.

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In Kiveton Park dwellings there are 3 primary problem areas of how damp can affect your property:

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  • Penetrating Damp

  • Condensation

  • Rising Damp

 

The next paragraphs describe what may cause such problems with damp in Kiveton Park, and the various methods of avoiding and solving them.

PENETRATING DAMP

External factors that can cause penetrating damp include: damaged guttering, cracks in brickwork, broken or loose roof tiles and cavity wall problems. Inside your Kiveton Park home, it can be the result of overflowing baths or basins, damaged shower trays and burst or dripping pipes. If left uncontrolled, peeling or bubbling paintwork, broken or blistering plaster and damp dark patches on walls, will be the noticeable results of water seeping into the walls and woodwork.

Wet rot can arise in the timbers of your roof if you have a leaky roof which is been neglected for a while. Wet rot doesn't spread into your brickwork, but it can mean that in a worst case scenario your roof timbers become structurally dangerous, necessitating a new roof. A distinctive musty smell, a "spongy" feel to your rafters and the appearance of black fungus growth, could all signify the presence of wet rot.

The means of prevention can be quite basic, for example repointing brickwork, cleaning and checking your rain gutters and roof for leaks and examining piping for leaks. If you use the expert services of a certified Kiveton Park damp proofing firm, they will check all these elements as a part of your complete damp proofing arrangement.

CONDENSATION

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Quite simple to spot and a cause of damp in a lot of Kiveton Park homes, condensation is very common. Small droplets of water form on cool surfaces when they make contact with humid, warm air. In areas with high humidity, as in: boiler rooms, bathrooms and kitchens, it arises due to poor ventilation.

Simple strategies to reduce condensation include wiping away any droplets whenever they appear and making certain you've got adequate ventilation in the troublesome areas. Redirecting moist air outside of your home in Kiveton Park, by updating or fitting air bricks, cooker hoods and extractor fans, will help you to solve this issue.

The best way to identify the key things that bring about the problem, is to have an in-depth damp proofing survey carried out by a reliable Kiveton Park damp proofing specialist. Sometimes damp air is drawn in from outside, plainly making things even worse. The most effective way to successfully control condensation is to properly regulate airflow, and your local Kiveton Park damp proofing specialist will offer guidance and advice on how this can be accomplished.

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RISING DAMP

Houses built since 1875 in the UK have required a damp proof course or membrane to be fitted as standard. You may not have a damp proof course on your property in Kiveton Park if it was constructed prior to this period. If you are suffering with rising damp in a property constructed after this date it might be that your damp proof course or membrane has been damaged somehow.

It can be notoriously hard to identify rising damp, however some giveaway indications are; a white powdery deposit being discovered on floor surfaces or forming on walls, "tide marks" on walls and crumbling or rotten skirting boards. Whilst the existence of these is not conclusive, they are all indications of rising damp.

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The initial step towards fixing your rising damp should simply be to check whether or not you've actually got a damp course on the exterior walls of your home in Kiveton Park. It needs to be 150mm (about six inches) above the level of the ground for satisfactory protection. If this is not the case you can dig away the ground to generate this space, or if this is not plausible, you could install a damp proof course higher up.

If your damp course is in fact correct and the gap from the ground is not the explanation for the problem, dampness could be coming up through your floors and into your walls, which could be a more problematic issue.

Kiveton Park damp proofing specialists will quickly be able to identify the main cause of your rising damp, and employing a number of techniques will soon fix the problem. A damp proof cream (such as Permaguard or Dryzone) can be carefully injected into your walls if you've got an older house with no DPM, or one that's damaged over a wide area. This calls for drilling holes at evenly spaced intervals into your brickwork and the cream injected with a special nozzle to fill up the gaps behind the brickwork.

If the damp proof cream treatment is not sufficient, or the damage is too extensive to your membrane, a brand new damp proof course may need to be installed. Though this is obviously a fairly extreme approach, it may be the only method to remedy your damp issues effectively.

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Another option for smaller areas of damp course damage might include painting with a bitumen based, waterproof latex emulsion. This is applied underneath your current floor coverings, so carpets, wooden flooring and tiles will have to be lifted prior to work being undertaken. Also used as an integral part of the "tanking" process to create a waterproof room, this is a particularly efficacious treatment in cellar areas. Before the bitumen paint has has dried out completely, your Kiveton Park damp proof expert may advise laying building paper (a specialist foil backed membrane), for further protection.

Tanking: In below ground areas like basements or cellars, "tanking" is the process where surfaces that are exposed are covered in a watertight coating. All wall coverings and plaster must be taken off and the appropriate surfaces prepared correctly before any work begins, since this coating must be applied at the base level of floors and walls. As soon as the paint has been applied and is dry, it is then the time to replaster the wall surfaces and decorate over the top. This is a very disruptive process since it needs to be applied to a whole basement level or ground floor of a building, and it is preferable to get more than one expert's opinion on whether this is really the only remedy for your damp problems.

SOLVING DAMP WITH DEHUMIDIFIERS

To help ease condensation issues, you can try using dehumidifiers, which for lowering the moisture content of the air, are fairly efficient. The fact that these products basically cover up the cause of the damp and don't cure it, is the disadvantage with dehumidifier use. An experienced damp proofing specialist in Kiveton Park will be ready to advise on the best solution if you're experiencing damp or mould in any area of your house.

FINDING A RELIABLE DAMP PROOF EXPERT IN KIVETON PARK

Family and friends should always be the first choice when you are looking for recommendations and testimonials for local professionals. Where possible you should see if you can obtain at least three different quotes from a number of companies, and before signing up for any particular damp proof services, you should ask to see qualifications and professional memberships, as a verification of their trustworthiness.

Professional Kiveton Park damp proofing companies should be signed up members of either the Damp Proofing Association (DPA) or the Property Care Association (PCA), or have accreditations from the CSTDB (Certificated Surveyor of Timber and Dampness) or the Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments (CSRT).

You can be sure that your damp proofing provider is suitably qualified and has acquired the appropriate experience to offer a first class damp proofing service, if they are members of either the PCA or DPA. Such professional memberships also means that there are certain guarantees for any work undertaken.

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Damp proofing services are available in in Kiveton Park and also in: Todwick, South Anston, Norwood, Thorpe Salvin, Killamarsh, Harthill, Woodsetts, Shireoaks, Waleswood, Swallownest, Woodhall, Brampton-en-le-Morthen, Wales Bar, Dinnington, North Anston, Upperthorpe, and in these postcodes S26 5PD, S26 6RY, S26 6NE, S26 6SF, S26 5NS, S26 5PH, S26 5AB, S26 5RS, S26 6QU, S26 6NF. Locally based Kiveton Park damp proofers will likely have the telephone dialling code 01909 and the postcode S26. Checking this out will make sure that you access local providers of damp proofing. Kiveton Park property owners will be able to utilise these and numerous other damp proofing services.

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Kiveton Park Damp Proofing Tasks

Damp Proofing Tasks Kiveton Park

There is a range of work that can be completed by your local Kiveton Park damp proofing specialist including retaining wall damp proofing Kiveton Park, cavity wall tie replacement, solutions for rising damp, solving condensation problems in Kiveton Park, black mould treatments, damp proof coursing, damp proofing internal walls, flood defence, basement damp proofing Kiveton Park, damp proofing a cellar, damp proof paint application Kiveton Park, plaster replacement in Kiveton Park, condensation control in Kiveton Park, damp proofing quotes, timber treatment, rendering repairs, wood rot treatment, dry rot treatments, damp proofing injection cream applications Kiveton Park, floor damp proofing Kiveton Park, basement tanking, damp treatments, damp proof membranes Kiveton Park, condensation solutions Kiveton Park, structural waterproofing in Kiveton Park, wet rot control, damp proofing assessments in Kiveton Park, chemical DPC injection in Kiveton Park, leak detection in Kiveton Park, damp control, woodworm treatments, foundation damp proofing Kiveton Park, solving mould problems, damp proofing surveys, damp proofing a garage Kiveton Park, and lots more. Listed are just a few of the activities that are undertaken by those doing damp proofing. Kiveton Park specialists will tell you about their entire range of services.

Leaving a Review

Reviews are the driving force for any business in Kiveton Park, and a good online review or testimonial can mean the difference between a possible client hiring a company, or going somewhere else. When the company or person you've employed has done an exceptional job, you should always leave them an enthusiastic to give them a boost and help others make their choice. In this way you will be able to benefit both the company itself and its possible future clients, by telling of your first hand knowledge. If you cast your mind back to the methods you used to locate somebody to do your damp proofing work, you will realise how reading reviews helped (or could have helped) you. Even if you considered a damp proofing company with an outstanding website, you would likely have looked at other providers if this early promise wasn't supported by some meaningful reviews.

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However, when you are actually on a company's own website, how can you be certain of the so called customer reviews? Have they been written by a member of the company attempting to promote their services, or were they composed by real clients?

Looking at Google My Business reviews is an effective way to look for frank and authentic online reviews. There's no doubt that this is THE first place to head to ascertain a company's reputation, and it is also important for the company because it can impact on its search engine results. You could also consider visiting Bing Places for Business when trying to leave a review for a local company in Kiveton Park, and this is far and away the number one competitor of the Google My Business platform. You will be able to help to raise the profile of a company that worked on your damp proofing project by writing a review on one of these platforms, and at the same time generate an overview of the standards and trustworthiness that they provided. Other great places to leave feedback for a business include Twitter and Facebook pages. Social media sites such as this will be a leading part of any small company's marketing and promotion strategy. Their marketing message will be reinforced by your feedback and give a starting place for friends and acquaintances who are looking for services of a similar nature.

A hand-written thankyou letter is entirely acceptable if you prefer to go 'old school'. Such letters can be put in a frame for display in reception areas, gathered together to make a portfolio of reviews which is useful for face to face meetings with prospective customers, or scanned and uploaded to the reviews page of the company's website or Instagram account. As soon as you've composed your review, no matter which method you choose, you will feel good knowing that you did your bit to raise the profile of a small local business and helped them to prosper and grow. (Tags: Kiveton Park Damp Proofing Company Reviews)

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Also find: Dinnington damp proofing, Swallownest damp proofing, Todwick damp proofing, Upperthorpe damp proofing, North Anston damp proofing, Woodsetts damp proofing, Norwood damp proofing, Waleswood damp proofing, Shireoaks damp proofing, Harthill damp proofing, Woodhall damp proofing, South Anston damp proofing, Killamarsh damp proofing, Wales Bar damp proofing, Brampton-en-le-Morthen damp proofing, Thorpe Salvin damp proofing services and more. The majority of these locations are serviced by companies who do damp proofing. Kiveton Park householders can get damp proofing quotes by going here.

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Damp Proofing Around Kiveton Park: In the previous year damp proofing surveys were done in these Kiveton Park streets: Keeton Hall Road, Festival Close, Lestermoor Avenue, Rothermoor Avenue, Norwood Crescent, Stoney Bank Drive, Bishops Walk, Victoria Court, Lodge Hill Drive, Longlands Avenue, Sycamore Avenue, Meadow Close, Storth Lane, Kiveton Lane, Poplar Nook, Highfield Avenue, South View, Ashby Drive, Lambrell Avenue, Greenway, Greenside Avenue, Viking Way, Littlemoor Avenue, Walesmoor Avenue, Garden House Drive, Trinity Road, and in these South Yorkshire postcodes: S26 5PD, S26 6RY, S26 6NE, S26 6SF, S26 5NS, S26 5PH, S26 5AB, S26 5RS, S26 6QU, S26 6NF. Work was conducted in these locations by specialists in damp proofing. Kiveton Park property owners enjoyed the benefits of trusted and dependable damp proofing services on each occasion.

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(This damp proofing Kiveton Park article was updated on 21-09-2022)