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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.

Cleaning up dangerous fungus from a wet wall after water leak

How Dangerous Is Damp For Your Health? Dangers Of Damp

Key Takeaways: Damp is a common problem in many homes and buildings, caused by excess moisture and humidity in the air. Now you may be thinking: is damp dangerous?  Yes, damp is dangerous because it can lead to health problems and property damage if not addressed promptly. The impact of

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Will A Dehumidifier Remove Damp? Are They Effective?

Will A Dehumidifier Remove Damp? Are They Effective?

Key Takeaways: When it comes to maintaining your home, damp is a cunning foe. If exposed to wet circumstances over an extended period, wood finishes, furniture, and even drywall can deteriorate, making your home susceptible to various problems like rot and mould.  Even today, moisture can damage your home’s structure

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How To Spot Signs Of Damp?

How To Spot Signs Of Damp?

Key Takeaways: Undoubtedly, one of the most terrible situations a homeowner could experience is damp. No matter if you are the owner of a commercial space or a stately mansion, the uninviting and unwholesome atmosphere that damp creates on your property is intolerable.  There is a serious and immediate risk

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How Much Does Damp Devalue A House?

How Much Does Damp Devalue A House 2024?

Key Takeaways: Many things, from structural to aesthetic problems, might affect the value of a property when selling or buying it. There is one problem that, depending on its severity, can substantially impact a property’s value: moisture.  How Much Does Damp Devalue a property? It’s challenging to ascertain with precision,

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What Are The Problems With Efflorescence

What Are The Problems With Efflorescence?

Key Takeaways: You could have noticed a strange sight as you strolled the streets of Britain on the brick and concrete buildings that beautify the urban landscape.  These efflorescences, or white or grey salt deposits, can be seen on various building surfaces and initially seem harmless. However, they can damage

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Can You Paint Over Mould?

Can You Paint Over Mould?

Key Takeaways: It’s critical to have a thorough strategy when dealing with mould in your home. While covering the mould with paint could seem like a quick cure, it’s crucial to be aware of the risks and restrictions. Because of the potential health hazards and unpleasant appearance, finding mould growing

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Damp Proofing

Can Damp and Mould Affect My Health? Causes and Dangers

Key takeaways Have you ever considered how moisture can impact your health? As it turns out, mould and moisture in the home can be harmful to one’s health.  Experts in the field have undertaken many studies showing that exposure to moisture and mould can cause a variety of health concerns,

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What Is The Difference Between Damp Proofing And Waterproofing

What Is The Difference Between Damp Proofing And Waterproofing

Key Takeaways: Although their functions are slightly different, both of these procedures are employed to shield buildings from the damaging effects of moisture. Waterproofing is a considerably more durable solution since it efficiently blocks all types of water, including water vapour, withstand hydrostatic pressure and soil moisture. It serves as

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Damp And Timber

What Is A Damp And Timber Report?

Key Takeaways: If you’re looking to purchase or renovate a property, it’s essential to ensure that it’s structurally sound and free from any underlying issues. One critical aspect to consider is the presence of damp and timber problems, which can significantly impact the integrity of a building.  Unfortunately, these issues

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