How do cavity drain membranes stop the damp?

Originally designed for use as part of a below ground waterproofing system, Cavity Drain Membranes are now being used extensively for all manner of above ground damp proofing remedial details. We use a range of different membranes, depending on the clients particular needs and can combat both Rising & Penetrating Damp whilst having the added benefit of improving insulation which has a fantastic impact on reducing Condensation levels in a property.

The benefits of using membranes for above ground damp proofing are significant:

  •  Faster completion times of the works, its even possible to finish in a single day !
  •  Often there is less mess and dust reducing the inconvenience and disruption to the household.
  •  Used in listed buildings it can allow for the original structure/decor/fixtures to be retained whilst allowing for modern finishes to be applied.
  •  Allows for an improvement in insulation/soundproofing (using specific plasterboards/soundboards) without the need for studwork.
  •  Drying times, where plastering has been needed are greatly reduced allowing decoration to be completed sooner.

If you have issues with Dampness or Condensation then membranes may be part of an effective solution so why not give us a call today for more information or to arrange for a Free of Charge survey 0800 161 3078.

Check out our services for condensation control and insulation.

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Why choose Wessex Damp & Timber

25 Years of Experience

With over 25 years of experience in the service sector you will receive an unrivaled level of customer care from the survey through to the completion of works.

Unrivaled Customer Care

We are a family run business with a professional and modern approach whilst still maintaining that personal level of service you associate with a local company.

Professional Service

Constantly seeking to maintain our knowledge base we access all the latest information and available literature to ensure we are at the forefront of the industry.

Wessex Damp and Timber are an industry leading company who provides services to help cure dampness and condensation in both the home and commerical environments.

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Services We Offer

Some of the services we offer in property preservation

If you have issues in your home such as peeling paint or loose plaster, mould spotting or visible stains and ‘tide’ marks then you may have a damp problem and if so we have the solution. Whether it’s rising or penetrating damp we will provide you with a diagnosis and the solution.

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Condensation in its simplest form is when moist air comes into contact with colder air or a colder surface and the water contained in the air is released to form condensation in the air or on the surface. It often results in black mould growth on walls and surfaces or you can see water droplets.

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Aged and Period properties can often be cold and condensation will form on external walls, we can provide various types of solid insulation and often incorporate this with a level of damp proofing. Internal temperatures will improve and mould spotting reduces.

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