Category: Damp

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How To Deal With Damp In Your Home

10th October 2019

Treatment Options For Different Types Of Damp Wet weather is just one cause of damp in our homes – arm yourself with all the facts to stay damp-free this season. Winter is coming, and as we’re expecting to see October to bring three months-worth of rain, it’s time to protect our homes against the effects…

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Exposure survey essential to find the root cause of a damp problem

28th May 2019

Understanding the root cause of a damp problem is essential to specifying the right treatment programme.  This was demonstrated during a recent property survey carried out to a 1930’s property in Cambridgeshire where the cause of a damp floor and damp walls was not immediately obvious. Exposure Survey Following an initial visual inspection, our damp…

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Surveys

The Role of the Damp Proofing Surveyor

30th April 2018

Damp Proofing Surveyors play a vital part in safeguarding properties against the damage from damp and excess condensation. If you’ve ever wondered what the role of a Damp Proofing Surveyor entails, read on for a comprehensive breakdown of the tasks and responsibilities that are normally handled by these highly skilled professionals, and why a damp…

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Why is a damp survey important?

22nd November 2017

The reasons for dampness in buildings is wide and not always straightforward to diagnose, and tackling a damp problem through a standalone treatment such as a damp proof course injection is rarely the answer. In this blog, we look at the role of the damp survey and how, if carried out correctly, it is the…

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Damp wall

How to determine a damp problem

27th October 2016

There are three main types of damp problems that we see here at ProTen; Rising damp, penetrating damp and condensation. In this post, we’re going to explain the difference between damp and condensation to help you determine which problem you might have in your home.Rising DampRising damp is caused by ground water rising up through…

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