Damp Proofing Morley

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Damp Proofing Morley West Yorkshire (LS27): Damp problems in your property in Morley don't only look unsightly, but they can trigger dangerous structural and health issues too. If not treated swiftly, the more serious problems could cost you thousands of pounds to repair, and might be concealed beneath damp patches and peeling wallpaper. It is usually cheaper in the long term to bring in a competent Morley damp proofing specialist to inspect your home, and provide an extensive damp proofing treatment for your property.

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Essentially, in relation to damp in the home there are 3 significant problem areas:

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  • Penetrating Damp

  • Condensation

  • Rising Damp

 

Below you will find details of what may cause damp issues in your home or business premises in Morley, and precisely how you might go about fixing them.

PENETRATING DAMP

Common external factors that may cause penetrating damp in your home include: broken or loose roof tiles, cracks in brickwork, defective guttering and cavity wall problems. Internally, it can be caused by leaking or burst pipes, cracked shower trays and overflowing basins or baths. If water continues to soak into the woodwork and walls, the obvious signs over time will be damp dark patches on walls, flaking or bubbling paintwork and broken or blistering plaster.

Wet rot can occur in the timbers of your roof if you have a leaky roof which is neglected for an extended period of time. Even though it does not spread into your brickwork, wet rot can cause your roof timbers to become structurally compromised, and in the worst case scenario you could even need to get a new roof - very costly! An unfamiliar musty smell, a "spongy" feel to your woodwork and signs of a black fungus, could all indicate the presence of wet rot.

The means of prevention can be quite basic, for example inspecting piping for leaks, cleaning and checking your roof and gutters for leaks and repointing brickwork. An experienced damp proofer in Morley will check all these areas to help prevent any future problems, as an element of fixing your dampness issues.

CONDENSATION

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One of the most common forms of damp in Morley properties, condensation is very easy to spot. When warm, moist air makes contact with cooler surfaces, tiny droplets of water swiftly form. Poor ventilation in places with a high level of humidity, such as in kitchens, bathrooms and boiler rooms, is the most common cause of condensation.

To prevent condensation issues, basic solutions include making certain there's enough ventilation in the worst affected areas, and wiping away any droplets the moment they form. The necessary steps may require the installation or upgrading of air bricks, cooker hoods and extractors, with the intention of redirecting moisture laden air outside of your property in Morley.

There could possibly be issues with sucking in moist air from the outside, and by completing a detailed damp proof survey an expert in Morley will find things that bring about the problem. Airflow has to be regulated properly to effectively minimise condensation, and a competent damp proofing technician will be able to offer advice and solutions on this subject.

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RISING DAMP

A damp proof course or membrane has been compulsory on houses constructed in the United Kingdom since 1875. It's quite possible that you might not have one installed if your home or property in Morley was constructed in the years before this. If your property was constructed after this year, but you're still suffering with rising damp issues, it could be that the damp proof course has been impaired.

It can be tricky to distinguish rising damp, however some giveaway indications are; white powdery deposits forming on walls or being discovered on floor surfaces, crumbling or rotten skirtings and "tide marks" on walls. Although the existence of one or more of these is not conclusive, they are all clear indicators of rising damp.

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Fixing rising damp issues can be as easy as checking your property's external walls and seeing if you can see a damp proof course. It should be 150 millimetres above the level of the ground for satisfactory protection. If you discover that this gap doesn't exist, you could dig away the soil to increase it, or if this approach isn't plausible, a higher DPM will need to be put in.

If your damp proof course is in fact correct and the gap from the ground is not the cause of the problem, dampness may be rising up through your floors and into your walls, which might be a much more serious issue.

Morley damp proofing experts will quickly be able to determine the cause of your rising damp issues, and employing a range of methods will soon eliminate the problem. If you have an older home with no damp proof membrane or one that is damaged over a substantial area, a damp proofing cream (such as Dryzone) can be carefully injected into your external walls. Holes are drilled at intervals in the brickwork, and a special nozzle is used to inject the cream, which then diffuses before curing to form an effective water-repelling barrier.

In instances where damp proofing cream isn't a suitable solution, or when your damp course membrane is too extensively damaged, putting in a whole new damp proof course might be neccessary. This is the most drastic of repair works, however it might be the only solution to your rising damp.

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For smaller areas of membrane damage, another possible solution could be to coat with a bitumen based, waterproof latex emulsion. This has to be applied under your floor coverings, so tiles, wood flooring and carpets will have to be lifted before any work is undertaken. In cellars this is an especially effective solution, and will form a part of the tanking process which is used to make rooms watertight. Your Morley damp proofing specialist may advise laying building paper (a specialist foil backed membrane) before the bitumen paint has completely dried, added protection in these problem areas.

Tanking: Tanking a room, like a cellar or basement, is a process of covering exposed surfaces in a watertight paint. This should be applied on the base surface of floors and walls, and so any plaster and wall covering must be removed and the pertinent surfaces prepared correctly before any work begins. You can replaster and decorate over the top of it, after the paint has dried out completely. You should always obtain more than one expert's opinion on whether this really is the only answer to your rising damp problems, as this is a highly disruptive process because it needs to be applied to a whole ground floor or basement level of a building.

SOLVING DAMP WITH DEHUMIDIFIERS

To help with condensation issues, you could try using dehumidifiers, which for lowering the moisture content of the air, are very effectual. The main disadvantage with the use of dehumidifiers in endeavouring to eliminate damp and mould is that they simply alleviate the cause of the damp, not cure it. To obtain the most reliable advice if you're suffering with mould or damp in any area of your house, you can call on a competent damp proofing specialist in Morley.

FINDING A RELIABLE DAMP PROOF COMPANY IN MORLEY

As with pretty much any project, the most trustworthy recommendations for a specialist come from friends and neighbours. Before employing any damp proof services, you should try to obtain at least three quotations from a variety of Morley companies. If you've got any doubts about any particular damp proofing company you should ask to look at professional memberships and qualifications.

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

If your chosen Morley damp proofing providers are in fact members of the DPA or PCA they will be suitably qualified and have the appropriate working experience to provide a first class service for all your damp proofing issues. Such memberships also means that there are certain guarantees for any remedial work accomplished.

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Damp proofing can be carried out in Morley and also in: New Brighton, Batley, Tingley, Farnley, Woodkirk, Howden Clough, Hanging Heaton, Thorpe on the Hill, Churwell, Copley Hill, Gildersome Morley, Beeston, Middleton, Daisy Hill, as well as in these postcodes LS27 0DG, LS27 0EE, LS27 0NZ, LS27 0LW, LS27 0PA, LS27 0BF, LS27 0HX, LS27 0NE, LS27 0LQ, LS27 0DX. Local Morley damp proofing specialist will likely have the telephone dialling code 0113 and the postcode LS27. Checking this should ensure you access local providers of damp proofing. Morley homeowners are able to utilise these and many other comparable services.

Friends & Family Recommendations

There are various ways to find dependable tradespeople, and an excellent starting point is with family and friends. If anybody you know has had damp proofing work done in the past, you could ask if they were professional and did a good job. Word of mouth is recognised as the most reliable type of endorsement, and at least 80% of homeowners in Morley would favour this type of recommendation above any other. You should get a shortlist of at least two or three companies and obtain a quote from each of them.

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In the West Yorkshire area you'll also find: Hemsworth damp proofing specialists, Addingham damp proofing, Honley damp proof specialists, Mixenden damp proof specialists, Outwood damp proofing, Carlton damp proofing, Alverthorpe damp proofers, Havercroft damp proofers, Esholt damp proofing specialists, Kinsley damp proofers, Heckmondwike damp proofing, Scholes damp proofers, Thornton damp proof specialists, Hipperholme damp proofers, Burnlee damp proofers, Hanging Heaton damp proofing, Old Town damp proofers, Elland damp proofing, Barwick in Elmet damp proofing, South Elmsall damp proofing specialists, Hebden Bridge damp proof specialists, Cleckheaton damp proof specialists, Swillington damp proofers, North Elmsall damp proof specialists, Heptonstall damp proofing specialists, Thornton damp proofing specialists, Denholme damp proofing, Cross Gates damp proofing specialists, Mixenden damp proofing specialists, Scarcroft damp proofers.

All throughout West Yorkshire you will be able to find damp proofers who will offer various solutions for your damp problems. If you cannot find the ideal damp proof expert in Morley itself then you should be able to uncover one close by.

Morley Damp Proofing Tasks

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There is a range of work that can be carried out by your local Morley damp proof specialist including concrete repairs, chemical DPC injection, vapour barrier installations, commercial damp proofing in Morley, damp control, condensation control Morley, flood defence, leak detection, damp treatments in Morley, timber treatment, invasive weed control, damp proofing quotes, cementitious tanking in Morley, damp proofing brickwork, commercial tanking, damp proofing floors in Morley, rising damp treatments, damp proofing concrete floors in Morley, damp proof tanking, plaster replacement, damp course installation, damp proof sealing, dry rot treatments, efflorescence treatments, damp proofing assessments, damp proof paint applications, pressure grouting Morley, japanese knotweed control, mould treatment, rendering repairs, structural waterproofing, condensation solutions Morley, residential damp proofing, solving condensation problems in Morley, and lots more. These are just an example of the tasks that are performed by people specialising in damp proofing. Morley companies will tell you about their whole range of services.

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Also find: Tingley damp proofing, Howden Clough damp proofing, New Brighton damp proofing, Batley damp proofing, Middleton damp proofing, Churwell damp proofing, Beeston damp proofing, Hanging Heaton damp proofing, Farnley damp proofing, Copley Hill damp proofing, Woodkirk damp proofing, Daisy Hill damp proofing, Gildersome Morley damp proofing, Thorpe on the Hill damp proofing services and more. All these towns and villages are serviced by companies who do damp proofing. Morley business and home owners can get quotes by going here.

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Damp Proofing Around Morley: Households in Albion Street, Chatsworth Mews, Birch Street, Bruntcliffe Close, Busely Court, Britannia Square, Brunswick Street, Bruntcliffe Lane, Chantry Court, Cliffe Park Way, Bittern Rise, Bruntcliffe Avenue, Arncliffe Crescent, Commercial Street, Back Green, Alden Court, Beckside View, Bright Street, Beacon Avenue, Clifford Place, Alfred Street, Croft House Close, Bantam Close, Bradford Road, Croft House Gardens, have needed damp proofing just recently. Waterproofing work also done in these Morley area postcodes: LS27 0DG, LS27 0EE, LS27 0NZ, LS27 0LW, LS27 0PA, LS27 0BF, LS27 0HX, LS27 0NE, LS27 0LQ, LS27 0DX. These areas recently saw activity by experts in damp proofing. Morley property owners were given professional and reliable damp proofing services in all cases.

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