A Typical Damp Proofing Job in Medway

Dave Pritchard. Damp Proofing Operative for Rochester Building and Damp Since 2014: We were asked by our client in Upnor to carry out a damp survey. Our damp survey found high levels of damp in the walls, in some areas saturated levels. There was also very little ventilation within the room and evidence of black … Read more

Rats and Damp Property in Medway

Water is a necessity of life and just like every other being on this planet, rats need it to survive. As such, a build-up of excessive moisture in your home can attract vermin, which only an effective pest control plan will be able to rectify. Damp and rats go hand in hand and often one of the … Read more

Tenants Can Now Sue Landlords If Property Is Damp

Tenants Can Now Sue Landlords If Property Is Damp: Fitness for Human Habitation Act Update 2020 Tenants are now entitled to sue to sue their landlord if their property is unfit for human habitation. If landlords fail to ensure a property is free from an extensive range of problems, including damp and mould, tenants can … Read more

New Office to Open in Southampton, January 2020

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 Southampton has been chosen as the location of our third office; with Rochester and Charlton ensuring coverage continues within Kent … Read more

Landlords, Tenants and Damp

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 and what can be done ? What is rising damp and mould? Tenant or landlord: who is responsible for mould … Read more

Damp Bungalow in Erith

Karen Saunders says she’s living out of carrier bags due to damp in her home in Erith. A grandmother says she has been forced to live out of carrier bags as damp at her council home has left the bedrooms “uninhabitable”. Karen Saunders, 62, has lived in a two-bedroom bungalow in Erith, for four years. … Read more

Early Launch of New Damp Proofing System 2019

    Originally expected for use in November 2019, Rochester Building and Damp are pleased to announce the early introduction of a revolutionary new damp proofing system. Governing body certification has been passed a month early, as product is verified non-toxic and classified for professional usage.  The currently unbranded product, colloquially referred to as a … Read more

Canterbury Cathedral Visitors: Important Notice

The Trinity Chapel within Canterbury Cathedral will be closed from  Wednesday 1st May to Monday 13th May. Rochester Building and Damp secured a maintenance contract in September 2018.  Work commencing on Wednesday 1st represents our first major undertaking with the historic cathedral since obtaining the contract. Visitors will be permitted through The Nave, Crossing and … Read more

Georgian Vicarage Vandalised

Rochester Building and Damp have received reports of vandalism at The Gatehouse during the evening of Tuesday 22nd January. Often referred to locally as the ‘Old Vicarage’, the Georgian era property remained the sole surviving building on a private estate near Chartham-Hatch in Canturbury.  Historic census documentation relating to agriculture and housing development in the … Read more

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