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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.

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Damp Proofing Injection

Wet patches on the walls or peeling paint in the office can indicate the presence of rising damp in your property. This may lead to mould growth when left untreated, and in more extreme cases, can also cause serious structural instability. These issues are both time consuming and expensive to

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Can Internal Wall Insulation Cause Damp

Can Internal Wall Insulation Cause Damp? Know the Fact

Key Takeaways: Internal wall insulation is an effective and affordable way to improve a home’s energy efficiency. But the damp can be a serious problem that leads to black mould and other damage in the home.  So, if you’re thinking about insulating your internal wall, a question may arise: can

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should i get a damp survey

Should I Get a Damp Survey?

Key Takeaways: Damp is a word that makes homeowners cringe. Although it is a regular problem in UK residences, it is never a pleasant one to deal with. If you observe any symptoms of moisture or are planning to buy a home, you should hire a professional damp surveyor for

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What is involved in a Damp Survey?

Key Takwaways: In the UK, the rainy weather often leads to dampness in homes. Excess moisture in the property can cause damp problems, which, if ignored, can result in major structural issues. A damp survey can help identify any issues and prevent potential structural damage. This article explores what a

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Rendering vs Plastering

Rendering Vs Plastering – Know the differences

What’s the Difference Between Rendering and Plastering? Key Takeaways: The differences between render and plaster and when each should be applied are frequently misunderstood. Therefore this article was put together to help you understand the difference between Rendering vs Plastering. To see how they vary, it’s necessary first to comprehend

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How Do Surveyors Check For Damp?

Key Takeaways: Whether you are buying or selling a property, damp is a word no one wants to hear. Not only it looks bad in appearance, but it can also pose serious health risks when you are exposed to damp for too long. A major damp issue can prove to

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What should you do before buying a house with damp

Key Takeaways: So it’s exciting when you buy a house, but you have no idea that there’s a problem. Is there any way I can buy a house without moisture? The house needs moisture to keep the property clean. Make sure to find the reason for the damp problem and

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Is Black Mould Dangerous to Health?

Key Takeaaways: Mould can be found in many places, including buildings and residences. Mould thrives in damp environments, such as around pipe leaks, roofs, or windows, or in areas with flooding. Mould loves to grow on cardboard, wood, ceiling tiles, and paper. Dust, fabric, wallpaper, paints, drywall, insulation, carpet, and

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How Can You Stop Damp in Your House?

Key Takeaways: Many individuals have had damp in their houses, and it is never a pleasant experience. Damp can completely alter the experience of living in your own home through its appearance, odour and health-related concerns. Damp can cause significant structural damage to your building in addition to destroying your

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