Southern Damp Proofing provides a full examination of the property, offering a range of timber decay, woodworm and, damp surveys and treatment options. If a valuation survey has determined any timber or damp problems, or if your lending institution or mortgage service provider feels the property is of an age when timber or moisture problems might easily exist, Southern Damp Proofing can assist in fixing that damp problem. A new house is likely the be the most expensive thing you will buy in your lifetime and protecting yourself from unpredicted flaws, that might be costly to repair as soon as you’ve purchased the property is essential.
Concerned about damp or wood-rot?
As is the case with any type of problem, it is easier to deal with an issue when it’s found early. There are many reasons for a damp problem, ranging from condensation, harmed pipework, or an inadequate Damp Proofing Course. The secret to fixing damp and timber problems is for the damp survey to find the source and determine the original issue.
Our Damp Experts’ property survey can help you with an early and specialised intervention to protect your property from the structural degradation, as well as from the health risks that can occur from the existence of mould.
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Our Timber and Damp Surveys
Our timber and damp surveys diagnose the causes of any dampness/moisture ingress that may be present. We investigate how your home was constructed, and what works been completed to your property over the years. Southern Damp Proofing will then explain how these aspects come together to produce a pattern of possible issues – along with diagnosis and remedial services. The survey report will inform and provide you with the confidence that your house is NOT gradually sinking into the Thames estuary or drawing up a river’s worth of water via brick capillary action.
Damp Proofing Can Help Prevent
- Rising / Penetrating Damp
- Ingress of Water
- Salt Crystallization
- Plaster Breakdown
- Damp Staining
- Wet Rot / Dry Rot
How a Damp Survey is carried out
There are lots of possible problems that are connected with damp and water ingress, in order for the cause to be appropriately determined, a specialist surveyor is required to check your property thoroughly. Damp and moisture in your property will, with time, cause structural damage as well as potentially leading to rotting wood fungi such as wet rot and dry rot, which themselves have health implications. The end result is structural damp timber, corrosion, and the longer damp is left untreated, structural deterioration will become worst and more expensive to correct.
How a Timber Survey is carried out
A damp timber assessment of the both the inside and exterior of the property will be carried out to identify any timber decay or structural flaws that could potentially lead to timber degradation or fungal decay.
Pre-Purchase Report for Woodworm, Rot & Damp Problems
Are you in the process of purchasing a property, re-mortgaging your home, or attempting to get equity release? When you and the seller have settled on a price for the property, the mortgage lender will usually send out a specialist surveyor to perform a building survey as part of the valuation report. You will need to provide damp and timber survey report before the lender will allow the sale to be completed.
Contacting the damp and timber specialists
Arranging a damp and timber survey with Southern Damp Proofing is simple. Call your regional office on the number below or complete our online contact form to request a quote and one of our Damp Proofing experts will get in touch to organize the survey for you. We have helped hundreds of property owners save thousands of pounds by conducting independent damp surveys.
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