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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.

What Is The Difference Between Damp And Mould?

What is The Difference Between Damp And Mould?

Key Takeaways: Although it’s a widespread misperception, “mould” and “damp” refer to two distinct issues.  When water or moisture accumulates in a structure, a situation known as damp develops that can cause a chilly sensation, foul odours, and even structural damage.  On the other hand, mould is a fungus that

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Damp Chimney

How To Fix A Damp Chimney Breast?

Key Takeaways: A damp chimney breast can be a frustrating and potentially hazardous problem to deal with. Not only can it cause unsightly water stains and unpleasant odours, but it can also lead to structural damage and health issues if left untreated.  If you’ve ever fallen into such problems, a

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Why Is My Plaster Bubbling?

Why Is My Plaster Bubbling? How to fix bubbling plaster

Key Takeaways: Isn’t it extremely depressing to look at a freshly painted wall and discover bubbles and blisters where the paint isn’t adhering properly?  This, my friends, is frequently caused by dirt that is hiding beneath the paint, improper wall priming, or even painting over a moist patch. But do

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Why Does Condensation Get Worse In The Winter

Why Does Condensation Get Worse In The Winter?

Key Takeaways: Combating the dreaded condensation is one of the top concerns for homeowners, landlords, and tenants as the outside temperature decreases.  Condensation is expected to be more visible in the winter due to higher indoor humidity and cooler outdoor temperatures. Fear not, though, as the good news is that

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Damp Plaster

Will Damp Plaster Dry Out? How To Dry Damp Walls?

Key Takeaways: Are you dealing with damp walls or wet plaster in your home? If so, you’re not alone; dampness in walls is a common issue that causes serious problems if not treated properly. One of the most common causes of damp walls is due to damp plaster.  However, many

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Does Internal Wall Insulation Cause Condensation

Does Internal Wall Insulation Cause Condensation?

Key Takeaways: If you’re considering insulation for your home, you might be wondering about the potential impact on indoor air quality. One concern that often comes up: Does internal wall insulation cause condensation?  Yes, internal wall insulation can cause condensation if there is inadequate ventilation. This is because the insulation

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What Is The Best Insulation For Internal Walls

What Is The Best Insulation For Internal Walls?

Key Takeaways: Home insulation is crucial for temperature regulation, energy consumption reduction, and general comfort. Several insulating solutions you’ll find on the market.  Some common types of insulation include fibreglass, spray foam, cellulose, and mineral wool. The confounding thing is that each of them has its own set of advantages

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How Much Does Internal Wall Insulation Cost

How Much Does Internal Wall Insulation Cost?

Key Takeaways: Improving a home’s energy efficiency can be a smart investment. And one way you can do that is by insulating your home’s internal wall. Unfortunately, most homeowners are unaware of the internal wall insulation cost. If you’re one of them, don’t worry.  Now, the question is, how much

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How to Insulate Internal Walls

How to Insulate Internal Walls?

Key Takeaways: Insulating internal walls is a cost-effective way to increase a home’s comfort and energy efficiency. It helps to regulate the temperature, improves indoor air quality, and enhances the overall energy efficiency of your home.  Now you may be thinking about how to insulate internal walls. Fortunately, following some

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