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We have just upgraded our timber treatment equipment with the addition of a twin piston pump including high spec delivery lances. This new system allows for faster application with better coverage and ensures we apply the correct quantity of treatment for the volume of timber.

Tried it all out right away on a loft timber treatment in Bath,a comprehensive renovation of the property found...

Damp prevention tip sheet

We offer a comprehensive damp proofing service incorporating the latest materials and techniques available, but we are also here to offer advice and information. As a home owner it may be possible for you to reduce symptoms of damp related issues through regular maintenance and some considerations in...

We like to think of ourselves as Condensation control & Mould eradication specilaists as we are constantly searching manufacturers and suppliers for the latest methods and equipment to fix your condensation problems. Often we will recommend a DIY solution which may be as simple as some lifestyle changes but in severe cases mechanical intervention is the only...

Whilst there are a multitude of excellent damp proofing solutions and products available on the market today it is still necessary to have a sympathetic response to important historical buildings and to make sure that we maintain our Heritage in an appropriate manner. We completed a survey on a Grade 2 listed, Tudor styled period building and one area in the entrance...

During a survey at a property in Somerset we found a number of minor damp related issues but the big problem was clearly Condensation. A musty smell on entry to the property, mould on window frames and excessive mould spotting to walls and ceilings on the first floor.

The property was an aged stone cottage so although the central heating was adequate insulation...

Probably half of all the calls we get that relate to penetrating damp (rainwater entering the building directly through the walls at any floor) have been impacted in some way by faulty or incorrectly fitted rainwater goods. Overspill from gutters and downpipes can saturate a wall and ingress the building particularly when the walls are of a solid construction.

We have been installing Drimaster PIV (Positive input ventilation) units for nearly a decade now and the reliability and effective control of condensation is second to none. The latest version the Drimaster Eco Heat comes with a 7 year manufacturers warranty and can be installed in around an hour.

Whilst it removes the symptoms of condensation such as mould...

We recieved a request to complete a Free Of Charge Timber survey on the ceiling joists in a large workshop/garage the client believed that there was woodworm as small holes had started to appear.

After carrying out a comprehensive inspection we diagnosed that there was indeed a woodboring beetle infestation and that it was active ! From the size of the exit...

The landscaping of gardens and driveways can also have a massive impact on how we keep our properties dry. Large planters and raised beds, adjoining a building, can bridge damp proof courses and as they take in rainwater they are damp most of the time. We where asked to investigate some visible damp signs in a large end of terraced stone cottage and after completing a Free Of...

We offer a Free of charge Damp and Timber survey, with a written report, in a clear and easy to understand format. But if you choose to use an alternative company either free or paid  what should you expect to see in that report.

All surveyors will have there own methods and routines but essentially all reports should include the following, some of this seems...