External Works: Things to consider

Although much of our work is carried out internally we often work externally when carrying out Damp-proof coursing, Structural Repairs i.e. Timber Resin Repairs/Helifix Structural Repairs works and/or Structural Waterproofing works. Here are just a few of the things that are worth considering: 1) Although the inclement British weather doesn’t stop all external work it…

Redecorating following Damp-Proofing works

Following damp proofing and specialist plastering works, it is always advisable to allow the walls to dry out for as long as possible before redecoration is carried out.  We normally advise delaying for a period of 4-6 weeks after rendering / plastering and using vapour permeable water based micro porous emulsion.  It is important that…

What happens on a damp survey?

There are numerous reasons why an enquirer might want to arrange for a damp survey of a property, which include; A property owner who has found specific damp problems in the property A property purchaser, who has had a structural survey carried out and damp issues have been highlighted, with the recommendations of a further…