Damp Victorian Property in South East England

Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of South East England are charming homes that tell tales of a bygone era. Properties built between 1840 and 1910, commonly known as the Victorian era, boast timeless architecture and intricate designs. However, behind the façade of these historical gems lies a common issue that plagues many – rising damp. … Read more

Understanding Medway’s Pervasive Damp Problem: Unraveling the Causes and Solutions

Medway, a region steeped in history and charm, is unfortunately grappling with a prevalent issue that has plagued many of its properties – dampness. The picturesque landscapes and historic architecture that define Medway’s charm also contribute to the unique challenges property owners face when it comes to damp problems. In this blog post, we will … Read more

Unveiling the Power of Chemical Injection DPC: A Breakthrough in Damp Proofing

In the realm of property maintenance and preservation, the battle against damp is a constant struggle for homeowners and building professionals alike. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has recently released a groundbreaking statement that sheds light on the effectiveness of a solvent based chemical injection Damp Proof Course (DPC) in rectifying damp issues. According … Read more

The PDA – Preserving Britain’s Heritage, One Damp Building at a Time

In the heart of Britain’s countryside and cities, history whispers through the walls of dilapidated buildings. These aging structures have stories to tell, but time and dampness are slowly erasing their rich heritage. Enter the Property Dampcourse Association (PDA), an organization driven by an altruistic mission to restore these historical gems and safeguard Britain’s architectural … Read more

Rising Damp: Understanding the Symptoms and Causes

Rising damp, a subject often steeped in debate and occasionally misdiagnosed, primarily affects walls at ground level. Recognizing the signs of rising damp is crucial to address this issue effectively. These symptoms may include: Tide Marks on Internal Walls Efflorescence on Exterior Walls Damage to Wallpaper, Paint, and Plaster An unpleasant damp smell in the … Read more

Expanding Horizons: Rochester Building and Damp’s Thriving Partnership in Margate

Welcome to the official blog of Martin Sykes and Rochester Building and Damp. We’re excited to share the latest news and updates about our journey as a damp proofing company. Over the past eighteen months, we’ve been making significant strides in expanding our operations and improving our services. A Change of Scenery It all started … Read more

Premier Timber Preservation Specialists: 🌳🏡 Medway Timber and Damp 🏡🌳

Timber preservation and damp control in Medway and the surrounding areas: When it comes to protecting your home from woodworm, dry-rot, wet-rot, and other timber infestations, you deserve nothing but the best. That’s why Rochester Building and Damp proudly stands as the Premier Independent Family Owned Timber Preservation Specialists in the U.K. Since our establishment … Read more

🌲🏡 Timber Treatment Excellence at Rochester Building and Damp! 🏡

At Rochester Building and Damp, we are thrilled to introduce our unbeatable Timber Treatment Service! Whether you’re a homeowner, buyer, or seller, we have you covered with our same-day service, making your property safe and sound against woodworm, dry-rot, wet-rot, and all other forms of infestations. Here’s why you should choose us: 🚀 Same Day … Read more

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