“Old houses are damp, its just something you have to put up with”
99% of Medway terrace properties over 100 years old, will still be standing in 100 years. Regardless of the many ‘improvements’ in building practices throughout the years, an damp proofing old properties is often preferable to new build for a number of reasons. Damp can always be rectified, whether the property is old or new.
Damp affects many properties which are essentially new-build. Often the source of ingress is from poor construction practices such as cavity walls blocked with debris. A high percentage of problems arise from ventilation issues.