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Damp Proofing in Birmingham

Founded in 1951, the Birmingham branch of Peter Cox has grown considerably over the years and is now recognised as one of the UK’s leaders in damp proofing, basement waterproofing, timber preservation, wall stabilisation and other property preservation techniques.

Alongside this, we also provide solutions for woodworm infestation problems, fungal infections such as dry rot, wet rot and water ingress issues making us the most complete, capable and trustworthy property care company in the region.

Continue reading to find out more about how our Birmingham team help you or click the button below to book a survey online today.

Why book a damp survey with Peter Cox?

If you book a professional survey with our damp specialists, you will receive:

  • Service accredited by Which? Trusted Trader,  Constructionline, Safe Contractor and more.

  • Professional advice from a CSTDB/CSRT or CSSW qualified damp surveyor.

  • A detailed and thorough inspection of both the interior and exterior of the property.

  • A detailed report underlying structural causes to any property problem.

  • The peace of mind that comes from working with experts in their field.

  • Treatment recommendations if required - typically backed by a 20 year guarantee.

Guaranteed service

Over 500,000 long term guarantees, up to 20 years for some of our services, have been issued since the company was founded in 1951. Find out more about our guarantees.

National coverage, local service

With branches throughout the UK, we have surveyors on your doorstep with local knowledge and expertise.

Timely completion

Our surveyors have decades of experience and are extremely efficient, meaning we can complete the job in a timely manner, minimising disruption and preventing delays.

When to call our Birmingham damp specialists

Damp problems in Birmingham come in all forms, from damp walls and brickwork to mould growth in poorly ventilated homes. This makes it tricky for homeowners to identify the source of damp in their property. If you see any of the signs below we would recommend booking a survey with one of our qualified and accredited surveyors. The experts in our Birmingham branch will determine the true source of your damp problem and recommend the best course of damp proofing treatment:

  • Damp patches on walls or ceilings
  • Damaged plaster or wallpaper with visible damp stains or salt deposits
  • Mould growth on walls and around windows
  • Damp patches or flooding in your basement or cellar
  • Decaying or rotting skirting boards or beams
  • Fungal growth on timber beams

Condensation and mould treatment in Birmingham

Condensation is the most common form of damp that will affect properties in Birmingham and Peter Cox offer a range of condensation solutions to combat water collecting around windows, black mould growth and damp walls.

Surfaces in rooms which are suffering from condensation will begin to germinate black mould. This can prove problematic for people who are more vulnerable such as asthmatics, children and the elderly due to reduced air quality

The most frequent source of condensation problems is poor ventilation within the property. Our surveyors will establish the source of your ventilation issues, and put together a detailed report specifically tailored to your property.

Condensation and mould solutions offered by Peter Cox include ventilation systemsair quality monitoring and thermal plaster solutions.

Woodworm treatment in Birmingham

At Peter Cox we don’t just treat damp problems. If you have noticed timber damage in your property it could mean you have a problem with a woodworm infestation. Our woodworm specialists can conduct a full and comprehensive woodworm survey that will consisit of the following:

  • Assess the scope of the infestation and the species of woodworm involved
  • Determine if the woodworm larvae are active and actually require treatment
  • Confirm any repairs needed required
  • Check for associated timber problems such as wet rot or dry rot

If you have spotted any of the signs of woodworm in your property, contact our Birmingham team today.

Basement waterproofing and tanking in Birmingham

Basement and Cellar conversions are becoming popular additions to homes in Birmingham and converting your basement or cellar can increase property value and also add extra living space. Commercial properties can also benefit from the extra utility space a basement or cellar can provide. However, the key to a successful conversion is basement waterproofing.

The Birmingham branch of Peter Cox follows BS regulations (BS8102). Our surveyors and technicians have years of experience and industry accredited qualifications. We offer basement and cellar waterproofing and tanking solutions for domestic and commercial properties, providing our customers with a safe and dry underground space ready for any use.

Peter Cox can also offer structual waterproofing solutions for new builds and other construction projects.

Why choose Peter Cox in Birmingham

When you are worried about property preservation issues taking root in your home, then it makes sense that you would want to discuss it with the industry leaders. Peter Cox in Birmingham are able to offer assurances and guarantees that others simply cannot match, and thanks to our status as a nationwide company we are able to combine those strengths and resources with the local knowledge and insight of our Birmingham based surveyors and technicians.

When you choose Peter Cox in Birmingham you can expect the following:

  • 68 years of industry experience
  • Certificated Surveyors in Remedial Treatment (CSRT) qualified specialists
  • Services ratified by industry watchdogs and trade bodies such as Which? & CHAS amongst others
  • Long lasting and meaningful guarantees for complete peace of mind
  • Excellent value and customer service

Areas covered by the Birmingham branch

The Birmingham office serves the entire West Midlands region. Below you can see a list of some of the larger towns and areas we provide for, but if you cannot see your location there is no need to worry. We guarantee that we can arrange an appointment with a locally based surveyor in a timely manner wherever you stay.

  • Birmingham
  • Coventry
  • Dudley
  • Edgbaston
  • Great Barr
  • Hall Green
  • Handsworth
  • Herefordshire
  • Milton Keynes
  • Sandwell
  • Solihull
  • Sutton Coldfield
  • Warwickshire
  • Wolverhampton
  • Worcestershire

Contact our Birmingham team

Whether you are buying or selling a property, or are concerned you may have identified damp, wood rot, woodworm or any other preservation problem in your home, arranging a property survey with Peter Cox means that we will get to the bottom of the issue and create a bespoke treatment plan for you.

Should you choose to go ahead we have a team of technicians on standby ready to get started restoring your home. Give our Birmingham branch a call today or click the button below to book a survey online.

Next Steps

*Survey enquiries for your local branch will be directed to our dedicated central survey control teams across the UK. Calls to numbers beginning 01 or 02 are charged at your local rate as set by your provider.