Damp Certificate Still Valid ?

Q I bought a house two-and-a-half years ago, which I have now discovered – though an independent surveyors report – has rising damp. A builder has estimated that a new damp proof course together with associated building work will cost about £2,000 to put right. According to the papers that came with the property a … Read more

Damp in Kent Properties Can Cause Unwanted, Costly Damage

Damp proofing with a waterproof barrier is essential to protect your property from water ingress and rising damp. That’s where Dampwise Medway come in. Do You Need a New Damp Proof Course ?  You could say Dampwise Medway have seen it all when it comes to damp homes suffering from a failed or deteriorated DPC. … Read more

What’s the Best Way to Stop Damp?

Dampwise Flank Wall

For the general builder or handyman, the accepted method of stopping damp is to remove skirting boards, radiators, pull out wiring and pipework then apply water-proof render to the internal surface of the affected walls. In most cases, once the work is finished the damp continues to rise and the render will fail. As with … Read more