Damp in the Medway Towns

If your property in Medway needs damp proofing then Rochester Building and Damp are able to help. Houses in the Medway towns vary in construction depending on the era they were built. However, any damp surveyor who has worked the area for a while will tell you that the Victorian terraced properties of Rochester almost … Read more

Damp Diagnostics Upgrade 2021

 “It’s in the best interests of any local business that serves the community, to stay one step ahead in the game with the required training, technology, tools and equipment. These essential purchases are the life-blood of any venture that has to weather the storm of current economic uncertainty”  Boris Johnson. Interview excerpt courtesy of South … Read more

A COMPLETE RANGE OF DAMP REMOVAL AND BUILDING PRESERVATION SERVICES

    Don’t let rising damp ruin your property anymore! Let Rochester Building and Damp provide high-quality damp removal and building preservation services. Our damp surveys help identify the causes of damp. Let our experts assess the cause and magnitude of your damp problems to provide the right solution for your building. Get in touch … Read more

Don’t Ignore Rising Damp

  Rising damp can damage your property from within and can lead to costly repairs. Rochester Building and Damp can visit your property and provide effective damp proofing solutions. In addition to this, we provide solutions for dry rot, wet rot, and woodworm eradication. You can also approach us if you need cavity wall tie … Read more

Fake Timber and Damp Scam Shut Down in Medway

Homeowners and landlords with damp property should continue to remain vigilant. A rogue timber and damp business which targeted homes in Rochester, Strood and Rainham for over three years has been shut down after a series of complaints.   Targeting the Medway area in 2017, the firm initially set up business premises from a privately … Read more

Damp Proofing in Medway and the Use of Traditional Lime Plaster

  Surveying for Damp Issues with Historic Buildings. Building’s fall into two categories for the purposes of surveying for damp. Modern buildings built with a damp proof course and barriers to rainwater penetration, and old buildings built prior to mid to late 19th century depending on the region of the country. Old buildings relied on … Read more

Dry Rot in Rochester

Dry Rot Case Study: Boley Hill. Works Completed 05/02/21  The picture (above right) is of an expansive detached property in Boley Hill, Rochester. The saying “buyer beware” could not be more appropriate for this tale. Rochester Building and damp received instructions to inspect a property suffering from an outbreak of dry rot. The fungal decay … Read more

Condensation and Mould Shortens Life Expectancy

The Environmental Health Professional Practice produced an article regarding Condensation Mould Fungal Spores, reported by Mark Westacott, Local Government correspondent. A direct link between condensation and mould in houses and some serious illnesses has been established by research carried out for The Institute of Environmental Health Officers. Findings indicate that anyone can become sensitised to … Read more

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