The Impact of Seasonal Damp Changes in Your Home

Seasonal Damp Changes

Key Takeaways Dampness in homes is a pervasive issue that can lead to various problems, from unpleasant odours to structural damage and potential health risks. Understanding the impact of seasonal damp changes on dampness is crucial for homeowners looking to maintain a dry and healthy living environment. To help you out, this article intends to […]

Damp Survey For Historic Buildings: Special Considerations

Damp Survey For Historic Buildings

Key Takeaways: When it comes to survey historic buildings, preserving their unique charm and historical value is paramount. Such buildings are often susceptible to dampness, which can lead to significant deterioration if left unchecked.  Conducting a damp survey of historic buildings requires special considerations to balance preserving the building’s authenticity and addressing dampness-related issues like […]

The Role of Damp Surveys in Property Valuation

Damp Surveys in Property Valuation

Key Takeaways: Damp can lower property value by compromising structural integrity, aesthetics, and maintenance expenses. We examine the importance of damp surveys in property appraisal. Property owners, buyers, and real estate experts must understand damp types, indications, and effects on property components.  We examine case studies and mitigation measures to demonstrate the value of incorporating […]

Navigating Insurance Claims for Damp-Related Damages

Damp-Related Damages

Key Takeaways: Welcome to our comprehensive guide on navigating insurance claims for damp-related damages. Dealing with damp issues can be a frustrating and costly experience for homeowners, but understanding the intricacies of insurance coverage can alleviate some of the financial burdens. Whether you’re faced with rising damp, penetrating damp, or damp patches on your internal […]

The Environmental Impact of Damp and How Surveys Help

Environmental Impact of Damp

Key Takeaways: Damp, a pervasive issue in architectural structures, often threatens any building’s integrity and serves as a substantial environmental concern, even leading to health risks through microbial growth.  In the United Kingdom, where damp conditions are prevalent due to the region’s climate, understanding the environmental impact of damp becomes imperative. Dampness not only compromises […]

DIY Damp Survey Tips: What Homeowners Need to Know

Damp Survey Tips

Key Takeaways: While a damp home is unpleasant and can lead to serious issues like mold growth and structural damage if left untreated, many damp problems can be addressed through simple DIY fixes and surveys. As homeowners, we want to understand the root causes of any moisture issues cropping up and tackle them before they […]

Cost-Effective Ways to Prepare for a Professional Damp Survey

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 severe consequences for our health […]

Dampness Surveyors: Detecting, Preventing, and Mitigating Damp Issues

Damp Surveys in Northfleet

Key Takeaways: When you want to know what a dampness survey does and how your local expert surveyor gets to work, you’ve certainly come to the right place. Here at Advanced Damp we don’t believe in fancy sales pitches and pushes for sales — we believe in lending an expert helping hand and providing education. […]

Do I need a Damp Survey? What Happens During the Damp Survey?

Damp Surveys in Faversham

Key Takeaways: You’ve noticed some worrying signs in your home like peeling wallpaper, musty smells that won’t go away, or spots of black mould growing in the corners. This could mean you have rising damp or penetrating damp issues that need to be addressed.  Before you panic and call in an expensive contractor, take a […]

How Much Does Damp Devalue A House 2024?

How Much Does Damp Devalue A House?

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, as each instance varies, but […]

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 moisture issues and structural damage […]

Can Damp and Mould Affect My Health? Causes and Dangers

Damp Proofing

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, such as respiratory disorders, allergies, […]

What Is A Damp And Timber Report?

Damp And Timber

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 are only possible with a […]

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 detailed analysis and report. What […]

What is involved in a Damp Survey?

what does a damp survey include

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 damp survey entails and how […]

How Do Surveyors Check For Damp?

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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 be problematic and cost you […]

What should you do before buying a house with damp

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 the cost of fixing it. […]

How Much Does a Damp Survey Cost in 2024?

Testing device for measuring dampness in a house

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.  The capillary penetration of liquid […]

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