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Damprite History
Damprite Damp-proofing Contractor. Can We Fix It? Yes, We Can! Our Company was formed in July 1985 with the expressed objective of providing a dedicated specialist service to the damp timber treatments and building preservation disciplines.For me personally, this development was perhaps a natural progression, having been born into a building family, and serving all ... Read More
 
What is RISING DAMP
Knowing and Dealing with Rising Damp Rising damp occurs when the moisture in the soil rises up through a wall by a process known as capillary action. Old buildings were built without a damp proofing course or the damp proofing course may have failed due to the age of the property. The water rising is ... Read More
 
Rising damp Symptoms and Treatments
Rising damp is at the lower part of walls and solid floors, and is caused by nature – water soaking up from the ground. Modern houses, will be protected by a waterproof barrier that’s built into the walls 150mm above the ground called the damp proof course and another one that’s laid under concrete floors ... Read More