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Rochester Building and damp will resolve domestic ingress in a single wall, yet we also undertake large commercial contracts.
Damp proofing is the installation of a new chemical damp proof course to stop the passage of moisture within a wall and the associated plaster. The process to resolve the problem often involves the removal of the old contaminated plaster to an approximate height of 1.2 metres, installing the new chemical damp proof course and re-plastering with a specialist backing render and plaster skim.


Damp can pose many health and safety risks, which is why it is important that your property is treated by a reputable and professional damp proofing company. Regularly a damp problem is due to a lack of mechanical ventilation. Damp problems, when inspected by some contractors, are regularly misdiagnosed. The majority of contractors are unqualified and rarely comprehend the full spectrum of damp issues that can affect the average property. They regularly prescribe a remedial chemical damp proof course when the core problem is condensation. This leads to confusion and unwarranted expense. As experts in all fields of water ingress we can ensure you that unnecessary work is never undertaken.

We offer a full survey to diagnose the issue, then provide a written report, and when instructed carry out the work to the highest standard with our own fully trained operatives.We can provide you with the best treatments for both rising and penetrating dampness. Generally, our expert team will pressure-inject a special chemical DPC (Damp Proof Course) into the walls of an afflicted building to stop rising damp in its tracks. Other specialists damp proofing treatments may be used depending on the type of building and the severity of the problem.

We use state of the art moisture meters and hygrometers to carry out inspections. In some cases to get to the root cause of the problem, the inspection with permission can involve a small amount of an invasive inspection to ensure that the correct diagnosis. With over 30 years of experience, our team of damp specialists has treated domestic and commercial properties across the region, helping to combat mould, wet rot and penetrating damp.

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