March 2020 19
30% Off All Damp Proofing Throughout Duration of Coronavirus Pandemic
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  For many homeowners and landlords, damp is considered to be an unsightly and inconvenient problem that depreciates the value of their property. However, in some cases mould and damp can also cause major health

February 2020 28
Lime Plaster in Older Properties
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Traditional lime plaster is both porous and non-toxic and is considered to be one of the healthiest surface materials available. It is often used in older buildings that have no damp course or cavities as

February 2020 10
Damp Property: Back to Basics
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Damp or condensation All houses can be affected by condensation and it can cause mould, damage to clothes, furnishings and decoration, and leave a musty smell. Both condensation and the problems it causes are often

January 2020 01
A Solution to Mould and Mildew
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With the cold front starting to hit homes all over the U.K it’s this sort of weather that can cause potential problems for landlords. Tenants can vacate their homes for two to three weeks, mid-way

December 2019 17
Damp, Mould and Mildew in the Home and it’s Effect on Health
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  Can damp and mould cause health problems? According to NHS Choices, it absolutely can. This is because, if you have damp and mould, you’re more likely to have or develop respiratory problems, respiratory infections, allergies or

November 2019 29
Living in a Property of Historical Significance
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Living in an older building should be an enjoyable and satisfying experience. So why can it sometimes turn into a costly nightmare for some owners? Discovering your building is damp, has dry and wet rot

November 2019 28
Rochester Building and Damp do not charge VAT
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We originated in 1998 as an amalgamation of three distinctive businesses that specialise in Damp-Proofing, Structural Building Works (including plumbing and electrics) and Roofing. By operating under three separate formats we can therefore continue to

November 2019 20
Old School Damp Proofing
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The Use of Bitumen in Modern Damp Proofing and Damp Control Bitumen (commonly referred to as asphalt) is typically thought of as a material for construction, usually with building roads. However what you may not

November 2019 14
New Office to Open in Southampton, January 2020
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Rochester Building and Damp will be opening a new office in Southampton on Monday 7th January 2020. As a number of contracts have been obtained in Hampshire throughout 2019, the historic town of Chilworth in

November 2019 12
Landlords, Tenants and Damp
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Damp and mould affects landlords and tenants across the country. With temperatures forecast to plummet including heavy rain and snow; it’s that time of year when damp-affected properties begin to deteriorate. Whose responsibility is it