No property is safe from damp problems, so it is important to understand the different types of damp a property can suffer from to effectively prevent or treat any issues.
On this page you will find useful hints and tips on identifying different signs of damp problems and the correct way to remedy them.
Three types of damp problem make up the vast majority of cases our surveyors investigate. These are:
Understanding the difference between these main types of damp problems can be challenging without the proper training, but if damp on your walls is coming up from the ground, then this would indicate rising damp. If moisture is coming in through the roof or higher up the walls then it is likely to be a penetrating damp issue. Finally, if you are noticing water droplets on windows and walls along with black mould growth, condensation is probably the cause.
The most common indicators of damp problems affecting your property are as follows:
If you have damp problems in your property and you need to speak with a damp proofing expert then call Peter Cox today on 0800 633 5712 to request a damp survey.
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