Saffron Walden Damp Proofing

A large number of residents in Saffron Walden deal with damp problems in their properties every year, SE Damp Solutions are here to help those in need.

Damp is commonly caused by the build-up of excess moisture within a building, usually from condensation or intrusion from the exterior of the Saffron Walden property. Damp problems can also appear after heavy rainfall due to leaky guttering or damaged roof tiles. There are many different causes of damp within Saffron Walden properties, including rising damp and penetrating damp.

Damp areas are often only noticed when it becomes visible and you find a damp patch on your wall or plaster. It is important to call SE Damp solutions as soon as you notice a damp issue in your Saffron Walden property. Acting fast will enable us to rectify the issue as soon as possible, minimising risk to the Saffron Walden properties structure, which can lead to costly repairs.

RISING DAMP TREATMENT

The best way to treat rising damp in your Saffron Walden property is to repair the existing Damp Proof Course or install a new one. The process involves drilling holes in the wall to inject a damp proof membrane into it, followed by replacement of any damaged plaster. We are the rising damp specialists in Saffron Walden so get in touch if you require this service.

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PENETRATING DAMP TREATMENT

Treatment for penetrating damp usually involves rectifying the root cause of the bridging. Once the source of moisture is rectified, our Saffron Walden damp solution for brickwork will protect your property from additional moisture ingress.

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Wood Rot & Timber Treatments

Wood Rot is a serious issue, it will cause the decay and degradation of any timber it comes into contact with. Wood Rot can result in structural integrity problems for properties if the wood is left untreated.

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Rising Damp

Improper plumbing and drainage, faulty gutter work, floods and condensation of warm air against a cold wall can result in rising damp problems in the home. Contact us to find a solution to your rising damp!

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Saffron Walden Damp Problems

Understanding the difference between the types of damp can be challenging. Our trained specialists can help you diagnose your damp issues and suggest the best solution for your property.

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Our Saffron Walden Damp Proofing Solution

We offer a range of solutions to treat damp problems in the Saffron Walden area, which often need to work in conjunction with each other to offer the most effective and long-lasting solutions. SE Damp Solutions achieve maximum damp proofing effectiveness using the best products and materials, with minimum levels of risk and disturbance to our clients, their properties and the surrounding environment.

Our Saffron Walden damp proofing services and treatments include:

  • Application of a chemical damp proof course
  • Installation of below-ground waterproofing systems including cavity drainage and tanking
  • Installation of Positive Input Ventilation and Extractor Fans that will stop condensation and black mould

 

Contact SE Damp Solutions Today - 01799 578001

Saffron Walden Damp Proofing Costs

The costs of damp proofing a Saffron Walden property will depend on a number of variables, including the type of damp, property type, and duration of the damp damage. We recommend a professional damp survey to confirm the extent of damp proofing needed and the costs involved.

For an in-depth damp survey of your Saffron Walden property or to talk to one of your local damp proofing specialists, call us today on 01799 578001.

Damp can cause a lot of unwanted issues within your Saffron Walden property, sometimes causing serious damage to the property structure

It is important to know if damp has started to affect your Saffron Walden building, acting fast and calling SE Damp Solutions before the damp causes serious structural damage can save you a lot of money and time in the long run. Damp can come in a variety of different disguises and it's important to know what sort of damp may be infecting your Saffron Walden property, as the incorrect diagnosis may cause further damage and increased costs when attempting to fix.

We've listed some of the main indicators of damp below, if you notice any of the symptoms, we suggest you call us to find out how we can help.

Indicators of Damp

  • Peeling wallpaper
  • Watermarks
  • Damaged plaster
  • Black mould
  • Damp patches

 

Forms of Damp

 

Understanding the difference between the types of damp problems can be difficult. If damp on your Saffron Walden walls is coming up from the ground, this would give a good indication to rising damp.

If moisture is coming in through the roof or higher up the walls then it is more likely to be penetrating damp. Finally, if you are noticing water droplets on windows and walls along with black mould growth, condensation the probable damp cause.

I had rising damp in my home, SE Damp Solutions were very reliable and efficient. I was very pleased with the overall job they undertook and would definitely have them do other jobs for me in the future and will recommend to my family and friends.

Would certainly recommend the SE Damp Solutions team, excellent work, very professional and have done a fantastic job.

Brilliant service. I would 100% recommend SE Damp Solutions to anyone. They explained everything that needed doing and how they were going to fix it. Just brilliant.

SE Damp Solutions were helpful, competitively priced and a pleasure to deal with. They explained the work needed and the most economic solution. The quotation was provided quickly and the work carried out was to a high standard.