Kent Based Damp-Proofing Firm Rochester Building and Damp Provide Substantial Discount for Local Landlord

      Kent based timber and damp business Rochester Building and Damp have offered a large discount to a formerly negligent landlord who’s since turned over a new leaf. A landlord who rented out damp properties with walls covered in mould and mildew must pay more than £22,000 for allowing tenants to live in … Read more

Damp Property: Advisory Measures for Homeowners and Tenants in Kent. Reviewed September 2019

Damp, mould and condensation There are different types of dampness that may affect your home. The information on this page should help you to identify the type of dampness that you may be affected by. Condensation can be the biggest cause of damp in homes. Condensation may be made worse if the other types of dampness … Read more

Rochester HMO Property Unfit for Human Habitation

    A private landlord has been ordered to pay £12,000 in fines and costs after inspectors discovered several deficiencies in a property on Maidstone Road in Rochester. Faults included rising-damp and toxic black mould throughout the ground floor. Additionally, no working fire alarms, no fire doors, defective electrics and inadequate bathroom amenities. The ceiling … Read more

Changes to Legislation 2019

Homes (Fitness) Act Allows Tenants to Sue Landlords over Property Condition From 20th March 2019, tenants in England will have new powers to fight unfit housing — including the ability to sue landlords for not carrying out repair work. The Bill was originally championed by Karen Buck MP, and was given much attention after the … Read more

Free Thermal Imaging Survey

Free thermal imaging and diagnostic report for damp in your property. Offer valid from 5th September 2019 to 5th October 2019. Contact us today to book an inspection. Homeowners, landlords and established property developers only. No tenants and no potential buyers, unless inspection requested by vendor. Rochester Building and Damp recently invested in the latest … Read more

Rochester Building and Damp – Building of the Month

Building of the Month September 2019: The Old Forge, Canterbury Photo: Adrian Brennan  Canterbury is an attractive historic city, with numerous listed buildings from churches and abbeys to banks and almshouses. Practically the whole of Bishop Lane where this building is located, are listed; as is much else in the area. Although not many other … Read more

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