Our Blog: Practical Tips & Advice from your local UK specialists

Welcome to the Advanced Damp Blog, where we tackle all things related to damp and property care in a straightforward, easy-to-understand way. Our goal is to help you keep your home dry and healthy. From simple DIY tips to professional advice on dealing with rising damp, condensation, mould, and property issues our blog is packed with useful information. We’re here to share our expertise and guide you through the process of identifying, treating, and preventing damp in your home. Stay with us as we uncover the most effective strategies and solutions in damp proofing, ensuring your living space remains comfortable and damp-free.

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How Much Does Damp Proofing Cost in 2024

Key takeaways Unwanted moisture or water in the property can cause structural damage if not treated. In the UK, damp is a significant problem due to the climate. It is responsible for unhealthy and cold conditions in many homes. If you suspect damp in your property, getting a damp specialist

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Silicone Render: Choosing the Best Render for Your Home

Fed up with seeing the same old, worn-out exterior every time you enter or exit your property? Ready to protect your walls from the damp UK climate? Silicone renders could be what you’ve been searching for to create a house that feels like a home! Our goal at Advanced Damp

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What Are The Possible Signs of Woodworm?

Key Takeaways: Are you uncertain if you have got a woodworm problem? That’s reasonable because woodworm beetles, let alone the larvae which bore through the wood, can be challenging to spot the signs of woodworm. Woodworm is a problem that property owners occasionally face, and they can threaten the integrity

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Condensation On Windows

How To Stop Condensation On Windows In The Winter?

Key Takeaways: Condensation on windows is a common problem during the winter, especially in regions with cold temperatures and high humidity. If the condensation is left untreated, it could lead to mould growth, rotting wood frames, and even damage to household items such as curtains and carpets. So, how to

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Waterproofing

Tanking Vs Waterproofing – What Is The Difference?

Key Takeaways: When protecting structures of homes or buildings from water damage, the terms “tanking” and “waterproofing” are often used interchangeably. However, these two techniques are quite different processes. Tanking is a waterproofing process that involves applying a waterproof membrane to the walls and floors of a structure to prevent

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Condensation in Loft – The Ultimate Guide

Key Takeaways: Condensation in lofts is a common issue in many residences, particularly during the winter seasons. This happens when warm air from occupied areas ascends and interacts with cooler loft surfaces, leading to moisture condensing and building up on these surfaces. If not treated properly, damp timbers could become

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Ceiling Damp Patches: Common Causes and Solutions

Key Takeaways: Ceiling damp patches can be a frustrating and unsightly problem in any home or building. Not only do they detract from the overall appearance of the space, but they can also indicate more serious issues such as water damage or structural problems.  Various issues, including plumbing leaks, condensation

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What Does Damp Look Like? How To Spot Signs?

Key Takeaways: Identifying damp is crucial because it can cause damage to the building’s structure and furnishings and pose a risk to your health. Various factors, including poor ventilation, plumbing leaks, and weather conditions, can cause dampness. Now you may be thinking: What does damp look like, and how to

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Damp vs Mould

Damp vs Mould – Understanding The Differences

Key Takeaways: Damp and mould growth are two common issues homeowners face, especially in areas with high humidity and precipitation. While the two may seem similar, they are problems requiring different solutions.  In that case, understanding the damp vs mould is important for homeowners to prevent future damage. This is

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