Damp Proofing in Taunton
Peter Cox is the property maintenance company of choice for both homeowners and commercial property owners.
Our expert technicians have worked on all sorts of projects that have involved the elimination of damp mould, woodworm, dry and wet rot and also the removal of bird fouling.
So whether you are a homeowner, landlord, local authority, housing association, construction manager, building contractor or maybe even an architect, if you need a hand in dealing with property preservation, we are here to help.
property preservation services in taunton
Even in the driest of months, Taunton tends to experience a lot of rainfall but tends to be a lot milder compared to other places in the UK. In early 2014, a widespread flood, covering an area of 65 square kilometres, happened on the nearby Somerset Levels and Moors, within the Parrett and Tone river catchments.
Hence, precautions against flooding, rising damp, penetrating damp and woodworm are valuable for local properties.
Good service, good workmanship – I would recommend to a friend! – E Bates
Originally called Tone Tun (based on the River Tone), Taunton started out as a Saxon village which then grew into a small town with a population of just a couple of hundred people. Now the town has a population of more than 60,000 people and is in the County Town for Somerset.
The town’s streets are filled with Georgian architecture along with Victorian designs in the Vivary Park. There is a mixture of old and modern housing.
Taunton’s main industries early on were trade in wool and woollen cloth but this declined rapidly towards the end of the 18th century, however trade did pick back up again in the 1830’s when the Grand Western Canal was opened, helping to restore Taunton’s trade links. Trading was further improved by the city’s railway opening in 1842.
Taunton Castle is a grade 1 listed building and dates back to the 12th century. It is now used as the county’s Museum of Somerset, presenting historical information using objects, images, films and sounds for historical events including Somerset’s experience during World War 1.