Damp Proofing Whitnash

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Damp Proofing Whitnash Warwickshire (CV31): Problems with damp in your home in Whitnash not only look unattractive, but they can also bring about serious health and structural issues too. If not resolved speedily, the more critical problems can cost thousands of pounds to repair, and might be hidden away beneath peeling wallpaper and damp patches. If you believe that you may have such damp issues you need to call in an established Whitnash damp proofing specialist to examine your property, and come up with the best damp proofing treatment for your house.

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With regards to dampness in Whitnash structures, there are essentially three main types:

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  • Penetrating Damp

  • Condensation

  • Rising Damp

 

These three primary kinds of damp are reviewed in more detail below, together with recommendations for prevention and resolution, in the event you discover them in your home in Whitnash.

PENETRATING DAMP

Common external factors that may cause penetrating damp in your home include: damaged guttering, loose or broken roof tiles, cavity wall issues and cracks in brickwork. Inside, damaged shower trays, overflowing basins or bathtubs and leaky or burst pipes, can lead to penetrating damp. If left to carry on leaking these things enable water to seep into the walls and woodwork, which with time create dark damp patches on walls, blistering or broken plaster and flaking paintwork.

If you have a leaky roof and it has been neglected over a long period of time, it can cause wet rot to develop in the timbers of your roof. While it cannot spread into your brickwork, wet rot can cause the timber in your roof to become structurally compromised, and in a worst case scenario you might even need to have a new roof installed - extremely expensive! If black fungus appears on your woodwork and the roof timbers feel "spongy" to touch, you may have problems with wet rot.

Simple actions like cleaning and checking your gutters and roof for leaks, inspecting pipework for leaks and repointing brickwork, can be the basic preventative measures. An experienced damp proofer in Whitnash will check these areas to help prevent any further problems, as an integral part of solving your damp issues.

CONDENSATION

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Condensation is super easy to identify and one of the most common forms of damp within many properties in Whitnash. Minute droplets of water form on cool surfaces when humid, warm air comes into contact with them. In places with high humidity, such as: bathrooms, kitchens and boiler rooms, it forms due to poor ventilation.

Basic solutions to stop condensation involve wiping up any droplets as they form and making sure you have enough ventilation in the troublesome areas. This might involve the installation or updating of extractors, air bricks and cooker hoods to help redirect the moist air outside of the building.

The best way to identify the main factors that bring about the situation, is to have an in-depth damp proofing survey carried out by a trustworthy Whitnash specialist. In some cases damp air can be drawn in from outside, simply making matters worse. Airflow has to be properly regulated to successfully control condensation problems, and a reliable damp proofing specialist will give advice and offer solutions on this matter.

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RISING DAMP

Houses constructed 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 house in Whitnash if it was built earlier than this. It is possible that your damp proof course or damp proof membrane might have been damaged somehow if you are experiencing rising damp issues in a house built after this year.

If you think that you may have rising damp, a white powdery deposit forming on walls or being found on floor surfaces, rotten or crumbling skirting boards and tide marks on walls, are fair indications that you might be correct. While the existence of one or more of these isn't conclusive, they're all indications of rising damp problems.

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Purely checking your external walls to spot if you have a damp proof course can be the first step towards solving your rising damp. In order to get a satisfactory degree of protection the damp proof course needs to be above ground level by a minimum of 150 millimetres (around 6 inches). If this is not the situation you might be able to dig away the ground to create this space, or if this isn't plausible, you could install a damp proof membrane (DPM) higher up.

If your damp proof membrane (DPM) is installed and in order and the gap isn't the explanation for the problem, moisture could be rising up through your flooring and into your walls, which might be a much more problematic issue.

Whitnash damp proofing specialists will swiftly be able to ascertain the cause of your rising damp, and employing a number of different techniques will quickly resolve the problem. A damp proof cream (such as Dryzone or Permaguard) can be injected into your wall if you've got a somewhat older home with no damp proof course, or it is damaged over a considerable area. This special cream is injected with a nozzle into holes drilled along the mortar course, and before the cream can cure it diffuses into the surrounding brickwork forming a barrier that is repellent to water.

In cases where damp proofing cream is not a suitable solution, or when your DPM is too severely damaged, installing a whole new damp proof course might be neccessary. This is taking repair work to the extreme, but it might be the only answer to your rising damp.

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For minimal areas of membrane damage, another possible remedy would be to coat with a bitumen based, waterproof latex emulsion. This will be applied underneath your current floor coverings, so tiles, wood flooring and carpets will need to be lifted before any work can be undertaken. Also used as part of the "tanking" process to make a space watertight, this is a particularly effectual treatment in cellars. For extra protection in those problem areas, your Whitnash damp proofing expert might advise the application of building paper (a specialist foil backed membrane) before the bitumen paint has completely dried.

Tanking: In cellars and below ground areas of a property, tanking is a process where exposed surfaces are painted with a watertight coating. All plaster and wall covering must be removed and the surfaces in question properly prepared before any work begins, since this waterproof coating has to be applied at the base level of floors and walls. You can replaster and decorate on top of it, as soon as the coating has dried completely. Because it needs to be applied to a whole basement level or ground floor of a building, this is an extremely disruptive process. It's therefore recommended that you bring in more than one damp proofing expert to make sure that this really is the only possible resolution.

DEHUMIDIFIERS AS A SOLUTION TO DAMP PROBLEMS

Dehumidifiers are a highly effective way of lowering the moisture content in the air, so for condensation problems they can help quite a lot. The fact that they primarily mask the cause of the damp and don't cure it, is the downside with dehumidifier use. If you are suffering from mould or damp in any area of your property in Whitnash, you can contact a competent damp proofing specialist for the best advice.

FINDING A RELIABLE DAMP PROOF COMPANY IN WHITNASH

As with pretty much any home improvement project, the most reliable recommendations for a specialist come from friends and relatives. Always get at least 3 or 4 different quotations from various local companies, and if you have any doubts you can ask to see evidence of qualifications and professional membership certificates, before hiring any damp proofing services.

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

Membership of the PCA or DPA guarantees that your chosen damp proofing provider is properly qualified and has the necessary experience to perform a first class damp proofing service. Such professional memberships also means that there are certain guarantees for any remedial work completed.

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Damp proofing services are available in in Whitnash and also in nearby places like: Ufton, Southam, Hunningham, Royal Leamington Spa, Bishops Tachbrook, Heathcote, Tachbrook Mallory, Harbury, Sydenham, Cubbington, Barford, Radford Semele, Offchurch, Ashorne, Warwick, and in these postcodes CV31 2FN, CV31 2RS, CV31 2HQ, CV31 2TW, CV31 2RQ, CV31 2YY, CV31 2ER, CV31 2TE, CV31 2LN, CV31 2SX. Locally based Whitnash damp proof specialists will likely have the dialling code 01926 and the postcode CV31. Checking this should confirm that you access local providers of damp proofing. Whitnash home and business owners will be able to benefit from these and various other related services.

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Whitnash Damp Proofing Tasks

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There are a number of different tasks that can be undertaken by your local Whitnash damp proof specialist including dry rot control, damp proofing surveys Whitnash, damp proofing internal walls Whitnash, industrial damp proofing Whitnash, damp proofing old stone walls, landlord damp proofing services, the treament of efflorescence, rising damp advice, vapour barrier installation, pressure grouting, solving condensation problems, damp proofing in bathrooms, cheap damp proofing Whitnash, foundation damp proofing Whitnash, damp proofing assessments Whitnash, plaster replacement in Whitnash, commercial tanking, chemical DPC injection, damp proofing brickwork Whitnash, wall tie replacement, damp proofing services, concrete repairs in Whitnash, basement damp proofing Whitnash, retaining wall damp proofing Whitnash, concrete damp proofing Whitnash, invasive weed control, basement tanking, cavity wall construction Whitnash, solutions for black mould in Whitnash, floor damp proofing Whitnash, mould treatments, garage floor damp proofing Whitnash, penetrating damp treatment, cellar water-proofing Whitnash, property surveys Whitnash, and more. These are just some of the duties that are performed by those doing damp proofing. Whitnash providers will be delighted to keep you abreast of their full range of damp proofing services.

Warwickshire Damp Proofing

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In the Warwickshire area you can also get: Lower Brailes damp proofing, Bishops Itchington damp proofing companies, Kenilworth damp proof specialists, Grendon damp proofers, Shrewley damp proofing, Shrewley damp proofers, Shrewley damp proofing, Bulkington damp proofing, Baddesley Ensor damp proofing specialists, Curdworth damp proof specialists, Hartshill damp proofers, Henley in Arden damp proofers, Harbury damp proof specialists, Claverdon damp proofing specialists, Burton Dassett damp proofers, Cubbington damp proofing companies, Hatton damp proofing companies, Studley damp proofers, Harbury damp proofing specialists, Bishops Tachbrook damp proofing companies, Ettington damp proofing specialists, Tredington damp proofing, Claverdon damp proofers, Lapworth damp proofing companies, Upper Brailes damp proofing, Austrey damp proofing companies, Nether Whitacre damp proofing specialists, Brinklow damp proof specialists, Stockton damp proofers, Kineton damp proof specialists.

All throughout Warwickshire you should be able to find damp proofers who will offer various solutions for your damp problems. If you cannot find the ideal damp proofing expert in Whitnash itself then you should be able to uncover one nearby.

Warwickshire Damp Proofing Enquiries

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Current Warwickshire damp proofing requests: Denzel Mcphail and Ela Mcphail recently enquired about the possibility of solving damp problems in Fenny Compton, Warwickshire. Ernest and Lana Gilbert recently asked for a price quote for solving damp and condensation problems in a semi-detached house in Dunchurch, Warwickshire. Miley Patel from Wolston, Warwickshire was trying to find damp proofing companies nearby. Safa Rodgers from Bishops Itchington was searching for a specialist to damp proof a kitchen wall. Romeo Cowan in Long Compton, Warwickshire asked the question "is there anybody who does damp proofing near me?". Haleema and Brandon Mcdonnell recently requested a quote for clearing up damp problems in a cottage in Stretton on Dunsmore. Mathilda and Albie Bouvet recently enquired about resolving damp problems in a cottage in Harbury, Warwickshire. Kasper Duncan from Cubbington was looking for an expert to damp proof a kitchen wall. All these householders searched for "damp proofing Warwickshire" and discovered this page on Google, Yahoo or Bing.

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Also find: Southam damp proofing, Tachbrook Mallory damp proofing, Royal Leamington Spa damp proofing, Offchurch damp proofing, Radford Semele damp proofing, Barford damp proofing, Bishops Tachbrook damp proofing, Cubbington damp proofing, Ashorne damp proofing, Sydenham damp proofing, Heathcote damp proofing, Warwick damp proofing, Harbury damp proofing, Hunningham damp proofing, Ufton damp proofing services and more. All these towns and villages are covered by companies who do damp proofing. Whitnash home and property owners can get quotes by going here.

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Damp Proofing Around Whitnash: Some Whitnash streets where damp proofing work has recently been done - Verdun Close, Hughes Close, Rideswell Grove, Pebble Island Way, Avon Road, Acre Close, Priam Circus, Kirton Close, Heathcote Lane, Barford Approach, Washbourne Road, Cherry Blossom Grove, Masters Road, Franklin Road, Church Close, Greenhill Road, Fieldgate Lane, Murcott Road East, Chesterton Drive, Golf Lane, Holyoke Grove, Erica Drive, Woodward Close, Box Close, Ashford Road, as well as these Whitnash area postcodes: CV31 2FN, CV31 2RS, CV31 2HQ, CV31 2TW, CV31 2RQ, CV31 2YY, CV31 2ER, CV31 2TE, CV31 2LN, CV31 2SX. Work was executed in these places by specialists in damp proofing. Whitnash home and business owners benefited from professional and reliable damp proofing services on each occasion.

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