TYPES OF DAMP
There are many types of damp that can effect a building or property, weather the the problem, is caused by ground water, a leaky roof, or condensation. If you have signs of water damage anywhere in your property, then get in touch and we can recommend the best course of action.
Black mold like in the picture below is caused by condensation or moisture buildup and a lack of airflow in a specific area, The image below is from a windowsill that has had boxes on it. Read on for how you can rectify this problem yourself.
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Rising Damp is caused by ground water around your property causing a damp issue. It means you might see dame happening more in the winter when the ground water level is higher.
Penetrating damp has a source above the ground this would be a leaving roof, poor pointing or brick work or a leaking water pipe. The cause of the damp may not be in the same area as the damp itself so its crucial its investigated and fixed
Condensation is caused when something cold like a pipe, or a cold window meets warm air inside your house. The result is moisture, you will probably notice this most around your windows but it is possible to happen in your walls if you have old pipes. If you have a condensation issue then read on
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