As a landlord, one of the issues you may face is that the property you own has a damp or mould problem. Damp is one of the more common issues to affect homes and even newer property can experience it. But who is responsible for what between the landlord and tenant? What is damp? Damp… Read More
Buying your first home is a big step and very exciting. You find a home that you can afford, has the features you want and is in the location you love. But there is talk about a damp problem, or maybe you have been recommended to have the house checked for damp. Here are the… Read More
There is something instantly recognisable and unpleasant about the smell of damp. Then there’s the fact that it indicates a problem in the house that none of us wants to have to handle. But if you do notice you have that damp basement smell around the house, it is important to take steps to handle… Read More
So you have this cellar or basement below your home and it doesn’t really get a lot of use. You also need more space and could do with transforming it into a usable space, maybe a playroom for the kids or a home office. The first step is to make the space damp-free and habitable… Read More
Suddenly noticing a strange looking patch on your walls can be worrying. What is it and what’s causing it? How do you get rid of it? Dealing with a damp patch on the wall of your home starts with figuring out what is causing it. Once you have an idea of the cause, you can… Read More
The water supply in our home is a critical system that we use on a daily basis, but if anything goes wrong with it the damage can be catastrophic. Even a minor problem such as an undetected, leaking valve or dripping pipe can cause damage and other problems such as fungal growth and timber decay…. Read More
If there’s one thing you don’t want to encounter in your home, it’s damp. That musty smell, the feeling of being a little wet in the room, maybe the unpleasant sight of black spots on the wall. What most of us don’t realise is that there are various types of damp with three being the… Read More
Damp is a problem that can affect homes all around the country, regardless of their age and type of construction. This is because there are three main types of damp, each of which has their own cause, which also means they have their own solution. Take a look at the different problems below and the… Read More
Turn your unused basement or cellar into your favourite room As the price of property in London and the Home Counties continues to soar, more and more people are looking to gain additional space in their existing home, rather than go through all the upheaval and high cost of moving. Many Victorian and older properties… Read More
If you are considering buying an old property, you should expect there to be some issues, especially if you know it needs renovation work, then you are ready for a jobs list. But there’s one problem that you need to pay special attention to when purchasing an old house – damp. Spotting damp issues Many… Read More
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