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Damp Proofing in Oxford

We have over 65 years of trading behind us – our damp proofing treatments have been in use since we began trading in the 1950s.

If you suspect your property has fallen victim to damp problems, our Peter Cox damp surveyors can inspect your property and give you an accurate diagnosis and inform you of the best course of action.  Our DryWall damp proof course is environmentally friendly and financially efficient.

Our services also include waterproofing, timber preservation, wall stabilisation, and other specialist property treatments.

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damp proofing
dry rot solutions
dry rot solutions
woodworm treatment
woodworm treatment
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basement waterproofing

property preservation services in oxford

In common with most of southern England, the weather in Oxford is generally a bit dull and wet. October is the wettest month and March is the driest, although rain is relatively even over the year. January is coldest.  As Oxford is inland, compared with coastal towns there is more likelihood of frost and there may be snow in late winter and early spring. Generally summers are mild to warm, punctuated on occasion by a heat wave.  The wetter seasons may influence the need for damp proofing, dry and wet rot treatment and woodworm eradication.

In the repair and renovation of listed and other heritage properties, we have worked frequently on many historic national and regional landmarks across the UK including repairs and renovation work in Keeble College, Oxford.

We offer our expert services to both residential and commercial properties across Oxford and the areas surrounding the Thames Valley.

The world-renowned city of Oxford, “the city of dreaming spires”, is situated in between the Midlands and South of England, where the river Cherwell flows into the Thames.  Oxford has a population of 160,000 and is the county town of Oxfordshire.

Oxford University, first mentioned in the 12th century, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. In 2016 Oxford University was ranked first overall in the world by the Times Educational Supplement. The wonderful university buildings cover a wide area near the centre of the city, from the older college quadrangles to more modern buildings like Nuffield College. There are technical and business offshoots from the university located in the city.

Oxford is also an industrial city, most notable as the manufacturing base for the ‘Mini’, now produced by BMW. Other industries include education, publishing and IT. There are notable buildings in Oxford from the late Saxon period to modern times. Near to the centre there is a lot of terraced and Victorian housing, with further pre- and post-war expansion in housing estates nearby.