Damp proofing

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Damp proofing

Damp proofing is the protective process to ensure moisture cannot pass through walls in contact with the ground or floors. There are many different causes of damp within properties, from rising damp, penetrating dampwaterproofing or through condensation problems.

Our damp proofing specialists have been solving our customer’s damp problems since the company’s formation in 1951. Our experienced surveyors are fully trained and qualified to diagnose the exact cause of the problem and, if necessary, provide a treatment plan to remedy it.

If you are concerned about damp in your home or commercial premises then our expert team are on hand to help, get in touch with us by calling 0800 633 5712 or complete the contact form below to book a survey. Alternatively continue reading to find out more about the damp proofing process.

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Typical damp proofing problems in properties

Damp proofing will effectively prevent problems developing into more serious damp issues. The most common form of damp problems are caused by condensation, rain penetration, rising damp or damp from high ground levels.

The damp problems mentioned above can cause all of the following:

  • Timber decay
  • Compromised structural integrity
  • Damage to walls, fixtures and furniture
  • Heat loss and energy inefficiency
  • Breaking down of internal plaster and decorations
  • Health implications caused by black mould

Damp proofing below the ground

When it comes to damp proofing a space below the ground, the rules slightly change and different treatments need to be applied. Waterproofing a space such as a basement, cellar or sub floor void will require the specialist expertise from our structural waterproofing team.

Why use Peter Cox for damp proofing?

Put simply, damp problems can cause serious damage to your property and wellbeing, so you want to make sure any damp proofing contractor you use is experienced and qualified for the job.

As the market leaders in property preservation, our damp proofing specialists provide all the assurances and security you require to know that your property is in safe hands with us. When you choose Peter Cox to work on your property you will benefit from:

  • Our 68 years of experience providing damp proofing solutions in all types of properties
  • Treatments backed by meaningful long term guarantees that others cannot match
  • The peace of mind that comes from knowing our services have been approved by an extensive list of trade bodies such as the PCA and Which? amongst others.
  • Fully qualified surveyors and technicians that have comprehensive local knowledge and understanding of different building types in the area.

What our customers say about our damp proofing service

It is clear to see that our customers are extremely happy with our damp proofing services. Take a look below to see what they have been saying about us on Trustpilot - one of the most trusted and respected review platforms in Britain.

Contact the Damp Proofing Experts

Damp problems vary in severity and it is often the case that our qualified damp proofing surveyors can simply offer some advice and guidance that will allow you to combat the problem yourself without any additional treatment necessary. On the other hand, damp can also create a variety of problems like staining and plaster damage and potentially develop into serious property problems like wood rot.

Contacting our damp proofing specialists means that you will understand the nature and severity of the problem, and if treatment is required then we can get started restoring your home back to its best. Give us a call on 0800 633 5712 to find out how we can help, or book a damp proofing survey today by clicking the button below.