Damp proofing a property is essential to prevent water ingress, which leads to a building’s material biodegrading. This can lead to serious damp problems for a property such as rising damp or penetrative damp, which is why it’s fundamental to the preservation and maintenance of all buildings that they remain as watertight as possible.
Any defect permitting access of moisture into the fabric of a building must be remedied or treated to prevent further entry of water, and the area affected by water dried out. In order to identify defects that can lead to water ingress and to identify areas within the building that are at risk of damp problems like fungal decay, a detailed inspection should be undertaken by a competent specialist who will carry out an external and internal investigation of the property.
Whether you’re experiencing rising damp or penetrative damp, Property Conservation Services Ltd will help find the issue, repair any damage and finally damp proofing your property to prevent further disruption.
Damp proofing against rising damp