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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.

Damp Survey

Cost-Effective Ways to Prepare for a Professional Damp Survey

Key Takeaways: Damp surveys are an essential component of homeownership, providing a priceless way to protect homes from the dangers of untreated damp problems. Our responsibility as stewards of our homes is to comprehend the great importance of these surveys, which go far beyond simple upkeep. Unchecked dampness can have

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Does Insurance Cover Basement Waterproofing?

Key Takeaways: Those who own a property with a basement might assume that policies taken with an insurance company might automatically cover basement waterproofing. However, this is not always the case, and about 20% of all water damage insurance claims are rejected. In this article, we will look at what

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Why Waterproofing Membranes Fail

Key Takeaways: Waterproofing membranes are an important part of the protection of your home or business property. Waterproofing membrane failures can cause significant damage to your building. In this article, we will look at why waterproofing membranes fail and what can be done about it. Key Takeaways What are Waterproofing

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When Is The Best Time to Waterproof Your Building?

Key Takeaways: Moisture inside your home can be a significant problem. It can damage your home, cause poor health, and even make the property unpleasant to live in. However, that doesn’t mean that any moment is the best time to waterproof your home.  In this article, we will look at

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Can Waterproofing Be Painted Over?

Waterproofing is an essential aspect of looking after a home. It protects the property from wet weather and water damage. However, waterproofing materials don’t always look great on walls. Therefore, some people consider painting the waterproofing membrane. In this article, we consider when waterproofing paint can be done and what

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Why Is Waterproofing Your Basement Important?

Those with basements in their property can sometimes overlook the space. Yet this is a part of the property that needs careful maintenance and attention. In this article, we will look at why waterproofing solutions should be applied to a basement space. Key Takeaways What is Waterproofing? Waterproofing is the

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How to Tackle Damp and Mould in Rental Properties

Damp and mould in rental properties can be a hidden menace, silently affecting not only the property’s structural integrity but also its occupants’ health and well-being. As a tenant, it is crucial to be aware of the signs, causes, and remedies for dampness and mould and the legal responsibilities of

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Why Are British Houses So Mouldy?

Key Takeaways: Constant dampness and mould in British houses leave homeowners wondering: Why Are British Houses So Moldy? According to research, more than a fifth of British houses have mould, damp, or condensation problems. But why do we have to suffer and live in moulded houses? Is it due to

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What Are The Problems With External Wall Insulation?

Key Takeaways When you want to add value to your home, reduce your energy bills and prolong the life of your external finishes, external wall insulation is something well worth looking into. The problem is that it’s a complicated balancing act to get right, and you’ll only be able to

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