The source of this particular problem could be a water leak or high humidity. Both can lead to mold, mildew, or other biological growths. Depending on the severity, conditions can lead to rot, structural damage, premature paint failure, and a variety of health problems. Water can seep into your home from the outside through cracks… Read More

Damp problems in a house can be due to a number of causes, such as rain getting through the walls or roof, moisture being absorbed from the ground, condensation settling on cold surfaces or a mixture of these. Make sure you determine the cause of dampness before you try to cure it, otherwise you could… Read More

If your home has a crawlspace, it is important to keep it dry and free from moisture. A dap crawlspace is the perfect breeding ground for mold and mildew; furthermore, it could be an invitation to termites, not to mention other vermin that like the dark and damp spaces such as snakes, rats, spiders, and… Read More

The basement of any property is particularly susceptible to damp because it’s usually below ground level where there is more moisture soaked into the earth around it. When this earth becomes saturated the water looks for other areas to penetrate, which could be your wall if it’s in the right place. A damp basement might… Read More

A Damp proof course (DPC) is a barrier of impervious material built into a wall or pier to prevent moisture from moving to any part of the building. The following are materials generally used for damp proofing structures: 1) Flexible Materials: The materials, which do not crack and deform their shape when subjected to loading,… Read More