It is never a good feeling to discover that your home has damp issues. There’s the worry about how much it may cost to fix, and whether it could return, even if you think you may have located the source.
It rains a lot here in the UK. Inclement wet weather can have a damaging effect on your home. We explain what can happen and how to weather protect your house.
When it rains against the walls of your home, does the water quickly disappear? If so, should you be concerned? That water soaking into your house is because your walls are porous, they let in water, and this could be doing more damage to your property than you may think. In fact your walls at...Continue reading
Damp, wet walls, mould and mildew are a common issue in UK houses due to the exceptionally wet and wintry climate Great Britain “enjoys” for much of the year. Here are some top tips on how to spot damp and how to cure it for good, with some practical and helpful advice from property expert...Continue reading
A new report from Clarkson University in New York, USA, has suggested that reports of ghosts, haunting and apparitions in older houses may be more rationally explained as bad air quality and the effect of toxic mould spores, and NOT the undead chucking tea cups around the kitchen! Whilst not wanting to have an angry...Continue reading
If your home suffers from excessive mould or condensation, on walls, windows and flat surfaces, is it time to consider sorting the problem once and for all? If your home is suffering from excessive condensation, on walls, windows and flat surfaces, it’s really not a good sign, plus it can affect your health too. Having...Continue reading
Your home is under attack!! No, don’t worry, there’s no need to call the police (!), you need to call us instead! Why? Because right now, the weather is preparing to attack the exterior walls of your house, so if you don’t have a weatherproof wall coating on the walls, watch out! So what’s the...Continue reading
With the amount of rain we get in the UK, some would suggest we go and live in boats, but we have another solution to protect your home from the rain, the cold and the damp, and get it all the repairs done, AND get it painted with a long life wall coating! All for...Continue reading
If the exterior walls of your house have cracks, how can you tell if they are easily repairable ones, or are an indicator of something far more serious such as subsidence? Subsidence is when the ground the property sits on starts to sink, undermining the very stability of the house and often causing major damage...Continue reading
We often hear about the benefits of having cavity wall insulation and the much lauded saving on costly fuel bills, but did you know that in some properties it can do more harm than good? Let’s first make it crystal clear though, this is not applicable to all homes with cavity wall insulation, in fact...Continue reading
If your home is suffering from damp, it can be tempting to find a quick fix to get rid of it, but it’s often not as straightforward as that. We thought we would write a bit about how we find and cure damp, some of the info you can do yourself, you don’t need a...Continue reading
Does your house have black mould on the internal walls? This could be a warning sign suggesting your property is suffering from penetrating damp. This is a common problem often found in older homes, and unless dealt with quickly, can seriously affect your health. This article will give you some actionable tips to not only...Continue reading