Treatment for Damp

publication date: Oct 13, 2011
author/source: Kate Faulkner, Designs on Property and Author of Which? Property Books

Treatment for Damp

Damp in House

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Here's one of the latest questions we've answered:-

Q - I have a traditional build house which was built just after the First World War. I am having a damp survey done on it and am hoping all will be ok. Can you let me know if a house this old will generally be free of damp if looked after?   READ THE FULL QUESTION HERE

A - It is essential that any property damp problems are correctly identified and fixed, ideally using a company who is a member of the Property Care Association.

Kate has always lived in older properties and has had damp surveys carried out. Any damp rememdies that are required by the survey must be carried out as per their strict instructions, eg ensuring a 'salt retardant additive' is used where required.  VIEW FULL ANSWER HERE


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