Do it once, do it right

Welcome to Tapco HomeDry, London’s damp proofing and dry rot specialists since 1971. Being based in Thames Ditton, just outside of London, we are perfectly located to cover the whole of London, Surrey and the Home Counties, providing a reliable and professional service for domestic and commercial properties that require:

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Preserving property in London, Surrey and
the Home Counties since 1971

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For over 44 years Tapco HomeDry has built up an enviable reputation as one of London, Surrey and the Home Counties premier damp proofing, timber preservation and property maintenance specialists. We have both the experience and man-power to tackle jobs of any size and are long term members of the Property Care Association (PCA). The PCA not only acts as a ‘seal of approval’ on the quality of service provided by Tapco HomeDry but also ensures that work is only carried out by trained, experienced and qualified surveyors and operatives. Unlike general builders our PCA accreditation underlines that we are damp proofing specialists and experts in our field. Every damp and dry rot problem is unique and we will survey, diagnose and provide the right solution for your problem to ensure the correct method of treatment is recommended to eradicate  it once and for all. Do it Once, Do it Right.

Tapco HomeDry are also long term members of Trust Mark (Government Endorsed Standards) and the Guarantee Protection Insurance (GPI) which gives you peace of mind that in the unlikely event we cease trading, your guarantee is protected for the remainder of its term.

We are aware that your property isn’t just a building it’s your family home. Our operatives are very experienced and will consider your everyday needs, taking great care to ensure that any disruption is kept to an absolute minimum and suitable protection is used at all times – a very good reason to use Tapco HomeDry! We cover all aspects of damp proofing and dry rot restoration, including rising damp, lateral damp penetration from below ground, water damage caused by leaking pipes, actual flooding, condensation and all types of rain penetration.

If your looking for an established damp proofing, water damage or dry-rot restoration company you can trust, in London, Surrey or the Home Counties, don’t take a chance, call Tapco HomeDry first for an honest survey.

We can arrange a prompt visit by one of our Property Care Association (PCA)qualified timber and damp surveyors who will answer any questions you may have and provide you with a detailed report on what is required to eradicate the problem once and for all.

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Damp Proofing

Whether the problem is Rising Damp, Damp Penetration or Damp Proofing a Basement

Tapco HomeDry have the guaranteed solution

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Guaranteed damp proofing in London, Surrey, London and the Home Counties. One of the most damaging and common problems found in a property is damp, which not only causes damage internally but can affect your families health. Tapco HomeDry were established in 1971 and are one of London, Surrey and the Home Counties premier damp proofing company. Our specialist surveyors are Property Care Association (PCA) fully qualified and will diagnose the cause of the damp and recommend the correct method of treatment to eradicate it once and for all. A dry home is a healthy home.

Water Damage Restoration

Because you love to live by the river, not in it.

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Over 5.6 million properties in the UK are at risk of flooding, according to assessments from Government bodies. It is recognised that community-level flood defence will never protect every home and individual property protection will also be needed.

Tapco HomeDry can install a combination of flood protection products which can defend all the vulnerable points of a building, holding back the floodwater, reducing damage, minimising inconvenience and offering peace of mind to the occupier.

We deal with every aspect of water damage restoration and will liaise your insurance company to ensure the restoration work is completed to yours and their satisfaction. We can also install specialist drying equipment to promote rapid but controlled drying of your property, getting it back to normal as soon as possible.

Basement Damp Proofing

Create your favourite room from a wasted space

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Surprise your guests, surprise yourself by creating your favourite room from a disused cellar or basement. Tapco HomeDry have been damp proofing basements, cellars and vaults in London since 1971, converting disused areas into a new office, bedroom, cinema room or any other living space you require. Tapco HomeDry are recognised as London, Surrey and the Home Counties premier damp proofing and Preservation Company. We can undertake every aspect of the work from start to completion or just install the damp proofing system ready for your own contractor to complete. We can also repair failed damp proofing systems previously installed by others. Change your life style and add value to your property.

Dry Rot Restoration

Wet Rot and Woodworm eradication


Nobody likes uninvited guests

Especially when they’re eating you out of house and home.

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Tapco HomeDry are London, Surrey and the Home Counties premier Dry Rot restoration and Wet Rot and Woodworm treatment and repair specialists. Damage caused by Dry Rot is grossly underestimated and if ignored can cause thousands of pounds worth of damage. Call us immediately you suspect a problem because delay can result in severe structural damage and major disruption.

Condensation and Mould Control

Small water droplets mean high humidity and a big issues for your home and health.

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Tapco HomeDry are specialist at controlling condensation and black mould fungus (Aspergilla spp) both of which are damaging to your property and your health. In order to limit expensive damage it is important to balance the temperature and humidity levels to create a healthy environment for you and your family. Delay in dealing with the problem could result in expensive repairs so should be dealt with without delay.

Condensation can be dealt with in several ways and our qualified damp proofing surveyor will carry out a survey to measure the levels of damp and humidity and recommend the suitable method to eradicate it. This could include warm air ventilation, passive vapour vents, insulated dry lining or a condensation control unit. All of our systems are very low running cost and can usually be installed in a day.

Property Maintenance

Preventing and repairing internal damage caused by outside elements, from the drains to the roof. Cavity Wall Tie replacement and structural brickwork stitching


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From a leaking roof to a blocked or damaged drain, we can handle it. Here at Tapco HomeDry we have over 44 years of experience dealing with property maintenance in London, Surrey and the Home Counties. Our operatives are more than simply builders, we offer a range of specialist services to home owners like yourself and offer long term guarantees for most repairs.

Examples of the services we able to provide include full roof overhaul including new roofs, high pressure jet washing of drains, CCTV drain surveys and structural resin lining. We also specialise in the replacement of cavity wall ties, structural stitching of cracked walls and all general property maintenance to prevent rain penetration.

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Tapco HomeDry Tapco HomeDry @TapcoHomedry @olliemillroy It has nothing to do with talent, only about how much you can pay. We all know it's becoming less like a sport every year. 2 days ago
Tapco HomeDry Tapco HomeDry @TapcoHomedry A virulent attack of true #DryRotFungus to the sub-floor timbers. Urgent treatment and restoration to be carried out https://t.co/uWmkTQmVai 3 days ago
Tapco HomeDry Tapco HomeDry @TapcoHomedry #Drain blocked by silt which can cause overflow and damp inside the property. https://t.co/OoFHayOefI 4 days ago
Tapco HomeDry Tapco HomeDry @TapcoHomedry Defective #BrickPointing which can allow driving rain to penetrate. https://t.co/6d0C9VsZpH 4 days ago
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Tapco HomeDry Tapco HomeDry @TapcoHomedry A very heavy active infestation of #CommonFurnitureBeetle #woodworm #Anobiumpunctatum to the flooring timbers. https://t.co/2SfhPbeov0 4 days ago
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