Damp Proofing Wombwell

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Damp Proofing Wombwell South Yorkshire (S73): Having problems with damp in your home in Wombwell can cause severe health and structural issues, as well as being unsightly in appearance. If not treated swiftly, some of the more critical problems can cost thousands of pounds to repair, and may be hard to spot beneath patches of damp and peeling wallpaper. If you think that you might have damp problems you need to bring in a competent Wombwell damp proofing specialist to survey your property, and come up with the most effective damp proofing strategy for your home.

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In relation to dampness in Wombwell homes, there are essentially 3 principal classifications:

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  • Penetrating Damp

  • Condensation

  • Rising Damp


These 3 key kinds of damp are reviewed in more detail below, along with recommendations for prevention and resolution, in case you discover them in your home or business premises in Wombwell.


Problems like cracks in brickwork, defective guttering, cracked or loose roof tiles and cavity wall problems are external factors of penetrating damp in your home. Inside your Wombwell property, it can be the result of burst or dripping pipes, damaged shower trays and overflowing bathtubs or sinks. If left to continue leaking these factors allow water to soak into woodwork and walls, which in time result in blistering or broken plaster, peeling paintwork and damp dark patches on walls.

If left untreated for quite some time, a leaking roof can cause wet rot to arise in the timbers of your roof. Though it does not spread into the brickwork, wet rot can cause your roof timbers to become structurally unsound, and in a worst case scenario you might even need to replace the whole roof - very expensive! Wet rot can be identified by black fungus appearing on your woodwork and a spongy feel to the timbers, along with an unfamiliar musty smell from the decaying wood.

You need not fret however, since to stop these problems from occurring, a few basic steps like inspecting piping for leaks, cleaning and checking your rain gutters and roof for leaks and repointing dodgy brickwork should aleviate such issues. If you use the expert services of a reliable Wombwell damp proofing provider, they will check all these elements as a part of your overall damp proofing service.


Condensation Damp Wombwell UK (01226)

Super easy to identify and the cause of damp in a lot of Wombwell homes, condensation is very common. When warm, humid air comes into contact with cool surfaces (such as the glass in windows), tiny droplets of water rapidly appear. Inadequate ventilation in areas with high humidity, for instance in boiler rooms, bathrooms and kitchens, is the most common cause of condensation.

To stop condensation issues, simple solutions include ensuring there's enough ventilation in the affected areas, and wiping up any droplets whenever they form. The steps needed might involve the installation or upgrading of cooker hoods, air bricks and extractors, with the purpose of redirecting moisture laden air to the outside of your property in Wombwell.

There could be issues with drawing in damp air from outside, and by completing a detailed damp proof survey an expert in Wombwell will be able to find factors that bring about the problem. An effective way to adequately control condensation is to regulate airflow properly, and your local Wombwell damp proofing company will be able to give you guidance and advice on how this can best be accomplished.

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A damp proof course has been compulsory on homes built in Great Britain since 1875. It's quite possible that you may not have one fitted if your house in Wombwell was constructed before this time. If you are experiencing rising damp in a home built after this date it might be that your DPM has been damaged somehow.

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

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Just checking your property's exterior walls to see if you have a DPM can be one step towards managing your rising damp problems. It should be 150 millimetres above the level of the ground for adequate protection. If this is not the case you might be able to dig the ground away to create this space, or if this isn't possible, you can put in a higher damp proof membrane (DPM).

You could have more problematic issues if you learn that your damp proof membrane (DPM) is OK, and it could be that the dampness is rising up from the ground, through your flooring, and into the walls, which will be an even more troubling scenario.

Damp proofing professionals in Wombwell can quickly detect and eliminate rising damp using a range of techniques. If you've got a somewhat older home with no damp proof membrane or one that's damaged over an extensive area, a damp proofing cream (such as Permaguard) can be carefully injected into your wall. This cream is injected with a special nozzle into holes drilled along the mortar course, and before the cream can cure it turns into liquid and penetrates into the adjoining brickwork forming a barrier that is water-repellent.

If the damage to your DPM is too critical, or if damp proofing cream is not a suitable treatment, you may need to install a brand new damp proof course. Whilst this level of repair work is a pretty extreme way to solve rising damp problems, it may be the only real solution in the final analysis.

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The application of a waterproof (bitumen based) latex emulsion, is yet another possible remedy for less severe areas of damp course damage. Wooden flooring, carpets or tiles will have to be lifted before any work is undertaken, as it's applied beneath your floor coverings. In cellars this is a particularly effective treatment, and will form part of the tanking process which is used to make spaces watertight. For added protection in those problem areas, your Wombwell damp proofing specialist might suggest a layer of building paper (a special foil backed membrane) before the bitumen coating has dried completely.

Tanking: Tanking an area, such as a basement or part below ground area, is a process of covering any exposed surfaces in a waterproof paint. This has to be applied on the base surface of floors and walls, therefore all wall coverings and plaster must be removed and the relevant surfaces prepared correctly before work commences. When the coating has been put on and is dry, it's then possible to replaster and decorate over the top of it. You should always obtain more than one expert opinion on whether this really is the only cure for your rising damp, since this is an incredibly disruptive process because it has to be applied to an entire ground floor or basement level of a building.


Condensation problems can definitely be improved by means of dehumidifiers, which are an efficient way of lowering the moisture content in the air. The fact that they merely alleviate the cause of the damp and not cure it, is the disadvantage with dehumidifiers. A certified damp proofing specialist in Wombwell will be glad to advise on the best solution if you are suffering from dampness in any part of your property.


The most reliable recommendations for specialists when it comes to home improvement projects are normally friends and relatives. Always acquire at least two or three different quotations from a variety of companies, and if you're in any doubt you should ask to see evidence of professional membership certificates and accreditations, before employing any damp proof services.

Look out for technicians holding the CSRT (Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments) or the CSTDB (Certificated Surveyor of Timber and Dampness) accreditations, or local companies who are registered members of the Property Care Association (PCA) or the Damp Proofing Association (DPA).

Membership of the DPA or PCA guarantees that your selected damp proofing provider is well qualified and has the appropriate experience to offer a first class damp proofing service. Such memberships also means there are guarantees for any work performed.

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Damp proofing services are available in in Wombwell and also in nearby places like: Thurnscoe, Stairfoot, Brampton, Low Valley, Blacker Hill, Hoyland, Wentworth, West Melton, Ardsley, Hemingfield, Jump, Broomhill, Lundwood, Darfield, Swaithe, Elsecar, Smithley, and in these postcodes S73 0PG, S73 0SS, S73 0HA, S73 0DY, S73 0BP, S73 0HS, S73 0EY, S73 0RD, S73 0LL, S73 0RW. Local Wombwell damp proofing specialist will most likely have the postcode S73 and the dialling code 01226.

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All throughout South Yorkshire you should be able to find damp proof specialists who will provide various solutions for your damp issues. If you can't find the perfect damp proofing specialist in Wombwell itself then you should be able to uncover one nearby.

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The latest South Yorkshire damp proofing customer projects: Nahla Stone and Amari Stone recently asked for a quote for damp proofing a garage in a cottage in Mexborough. Hasan Haynes and Lillia Haynes recently enquired about getting a price for resolving damp problems in Thrybergh. Freyja Smullen and Zachariah Smullen recently requested a quote for eliminating condensation and damp problems in a living room in Wadworth. Stefan Mac and Ashleigh Mac recently enquired about getting a price for damp proofing a basement in Rawmarsh. Mr and Mrs Bridges recently enquired about the possibility of damp proofing a cellar in Edlington, South Yorkshire. Emme Styles and Jimmy Styles recently enquired about clearing up damp problems in a semi-detached house in Whiston, South Yorkshire. Luisa Griffin recently enquired about the possibility of solving damp and condensation issues in two bedrooms in a bungalow in Bolton Upon Dearne, South Yorkshire. Mr and Mrs Ashworth recently asked for a quote for eliminating mould and condensation issues in a terraced house in Brampton Bierlow.


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Damp proofing services have recently been required in the following Wombwell roads and streets - Junction Close, Hoober View, Thompson Road, Reginald Road, Wood Street, Smithley Lane, Goodyear Crescent, Winders Place, East Avenue, Gower Street, Saffron Court, Swaledale Drive, Rose Place, William Street, Church Street, Princess Gardens, Clarkes Croft, Prospect Terrace, Bondfield Close, Western Terrace, Main Street, Princess Street, Kingfisher Mews, Barlborough Road, York Street, Wright Crescent, Barnsley Road, Cotterdale Gardens, Wortley Avenue, Jardine Street, as well as these local Wombwell postcodes: S73 0PG, S73 0SS, S73 0HA, S73 0DY, S73 0BP, S73 0HS, S73 0EY, S73 0RD, S73 0LL, S73 0RW.

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