The Disturbing Link Between Damp Living Conditions and Increased Cancer Risk

In 2022, an NHS-funded study shed light on a concerning correlation between living in damp properties and an elevated risk of cancer. The research indicated that individuals residing in damp homes were 60% more likely to be diagnosed with cancer compared to those living in dry, damp-free environments. Furthermore, the study highlighted specific types of … Read more

Interview with Roland Harrington – The Guild Hall Stamford 21/11/23

Martin Sykes (MS): Good afternoon, Roland. Thank you for joining me today. Let’s start by reflecting on your remarkable career. You’ve had an eclectic journey, from your early days as a surveyor to overseeing the preservation of properties of historical significance. Can you share with us what initially drew you to this field and how … Read more

Legacy of Dedication

Roland Harrington’s Retirement from The PDA® and the Continued Mission of Property Preservation After a dedicated tenure, Roland Harrington is set to retire from his role as the chief administrator of The PDA® – Property Dampcourse Association. A native of Brincliffe, Sheffield, Mr. Harrington, aged 61, has dedicated the better part of a decade overseeing … Read more

Chemical Injection DPC in Kent

As we approach the conclusion of another successful year, we want to extend our heartfelt appreciation to all our valued clients who entrusted us with the installation of a Chemical Injection Damp Proof Course (DPC) in their properties since January. Our commitment to delivering high-quality damp proofing solutions has allowed us to make a positive … Read more

Damp Proofing Rods: A Critical Analysis

In the ongoing quest for effective and affordable damp control solutions, damp proofing rods have emerged as a promising budget innovation. These rods, introduced a few years ago, have quickly gained popularity in the DIY damp-control market for their quick installation and mess-free application, offering an alternative to traditional cartridge-injected silane/siloxane creams. However, recent research … Read more

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

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