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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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How Much Does a Damp Survey Cost in 2024?

Key Takeaways: Structural damp is the presence of unwanted moisture in a building structure, resulting either from infiltration from the outside or condensation from within the structure.  A large proportion of damp problems in buildings are caused by factors dependent on the ambient climate, such as condensation and rain penetration. 

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Protecting your home from damp

Key Takeaways: Year on year the weather seems to become more and more unpredictable, which is directly linked to the ever-changing climate conditions. Some of the changes that have been more predictable however, is hotter summers & subsequent heavier rainfall during other seasons. It is important to understand how these

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What is a Damp Proof Course? Tackling Rising Damp

What is a Damp Proof Course? Tackling Rising Damp Dampness in buildings can cause structural damage and health risks. Moisture can infiltrate walls, floors, and foundations without a damp-proof course, creating damp patches, mould, and dry rot. This damages the building and makes residents sick. Preventing these issues and guaranteeing

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How to Get Rid of Damp Basement Smell?

Key Takeaways: Experiencing odours and damp-related issues in your home…Here we explain How to get rid of Basement Smell caused by damp? The unique and unmistakable basement smell instantly hints at one thing – damp. The pungent musty smell can make a basement unbearable.  Basements are the ideal environment for

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What are the different types of render?

Key Takeaways: Contractors and homeowners choose to do rendering for various reasons. However, the most important one is to protect the exterior walls of your house from harsh exterior damage. You can go for house rendering when you want to blend the new parts of the property into an existing

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How Much Does Rendering Cost?

Key Takeaways: How much does rendering cost? Unfortunately, it’s an undeniable fact that your home will degrade eventually and will require a makeover. Your home will require a rendering job to make it weather resistant and aesthetically beautiful. Rendering walls is one the most popular forms of finishing the house’s

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What is Lime Render – Introduction, Benefits & Applications

Key Takeaways: Understanding The Lime Render A lime render is a plaster or coating made from lime, sand, and water. It is a traditional building material used for centuries in construction and restoration projects. When it comes to rendering their home, many people do not realise that lime render can

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Monocouche Rendering Guide – Know The Benefits & Costs

Introduction to monocouche rendering Key Takeaways: Due to the changing weather conditions in England and timely wear and tear, your house will inevitably degrade naturally over time. Fortunately, there are ways in which you can protect your house from these elements and maintain them properly. Monocouche rendering can help raise

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