Damp Proof Course

Damp treatments available from  Rochester Building and Damp Whether you need us to waterproof your basement or provide a treatment for rising damp, Rochester Building and Damp in Medway, Kent is just a call away. What is Rising Damp? Rising Damp is simply dampness from the ground that enters a structure by capillary action. Rising … Read more

Kent Based Damp-Proofing Firm Rochester Building and Damp Provide Substantial Discount for Local Landlord

      Kent based timber and damp business Rochester Building and Damp have offered a large discount to a formerly negligent landlord who’s since turned over a new leaf. A landlord who rented out damp properties with walls covered in mould and mildew must pay more than £22,000 for allowing tenants to live in … Read more

Local History, Ecology, Sustainability and Environmental Concerns.

Local History, Ecology, Sustainability and Environmental Concerns. Of the many forgotten attributes concerning Medway, the most unfortunate is the areas connection to brick making. Between 1170 to 1881, the manufacture of bricks in the South East radiated from dozens of brickfields located in close proximity to the River Medway . In addition to unrivaled housing … Read more

Construction in Medway: Damp in 19th, 20th and 21st Century Properties

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Victorian building, in both engineering and construction had two particular features. Firstly aesthetics, where elaborate flourishes were incorporated into the features and facades of residential, commercial and industrial properties. Secondly, the intention to construct with durability and longevity more often than not taking precedence over cost. There is a certain irony that if modern internal … Read more

New Build on St.Mary’s Island

  St.Mary’s island is a prime example of aesthetics over practicality. Development has been ongoing for a number of years now, with impressive town house properties in an aesthetically pleasing environment. The majority of properties in this location are unsuited to a marginally harsher environment to that of the rest of Medway. Built on elevated … Read more

Rochester Residential New-Build – Part 2

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A cursory perusal of accessible information and statistics, reveals a post millennial upturn in the economy had insentivised London authorities to initiate rehousing an unwanted demographic far outside the areas of potential gentrification. Rent increases for privately owned property became another reason that even the furthest corners of Londons boroughs were inaccessible to those who … Read more

Rochester Residential New-Build – Part 1

Development in Medway and damp in modern properties. Above: Horsted Park a new housing estate built opposite Rochester Airport. Although aesthetically unique and in a potentially prime location, the possibility of mould,mildew and ingress remains an ongoing concern in new-build property. Despite initial appearances to the contrary, the population density within Medway is currently estimated in … Read more

Medways Premier Independent Damp Control and Damp Proofing

100% approval rating

100% approval rating for the 9th year in row As a welcome addition to our list of credentials, we are again pleased to announce a 100% approval rating for the 9th year in row. An independently appointed research committee has confirmed a complete absence of any negative reviews, feedback or indirect forum comment. This is a unique achievement in the … Read more

Rochester Building and Damp in 2018 – Eco Approved Damp Proofing

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The preservation and restoration of Rochesters many listed buildings has been a contentious issue for many years; once again it’s a subject that’s recently gained local media interest as homeowners, landlords and property developers continue to ignore advised procedures pertaining to the renovation of Medways heritage buildings. Whether it’s a privately owned dilapidated Georgian ME1 property, a deteriorating … Read more

Happy Retirement Maureen!

Maureen Kettner has assisted Rochester Building and Damp in an advisory capacity for a number of years. Born in Gillingham, Maureen’s father worked in Chatham dockyard for many years before the family moved to Deptford. With an early career in finance during the 1970’s, Maureen eventually became a successful property developer in the 1980’s where she established … Read more

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