Damp Proofing

What is damp?

The definition of dampness is. ‘Where there is water in sufficient quantities to cause problems which are unacceptable’ Resulting decorative spoiling, timber decay and staining.

Dampness comes in many forms click on the buttons below for further information:
Rising Dampness

Rising Dampness

Rising damp results in unsightly damage to internal decorations, which will lead to timber decay and heat loss through the wall.


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Penetrating Dampness

Penetrating Damp

Penetrating damp is caused by water leaking through walls/ceilings. This type of damp may move around within a building,


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Salt Dampness

Salt Dampness

One of the main causes of salt dampness is the ‘roof garden’. Weed within a chimneystack


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Condensation

Condensation

Condensation dampness is a result of too much moisture in the air, this is generated by bathing, showering, drying clothes, and even breathing.


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Protecting Your Investment

Olympic construction are fully qualified members of the Property care association, the only Trade association, which covers damp and timber decay issues and are regularly recommended by RICS in home buyer reports.  http://www.property-care.org/   http://www.rics.org/uk/
Fully qualified damp proofing surveyors having both completed the required training and passed the examinations to be awarded the CSRT & CSSW.
(Certificated Surveyor of Remedial Treatments / Certificated Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing)

So you can be sure that by instructing Olympic Construction to undertake your survey and remedial works relating to dampness, the findings and the works specified, will provide a satisfactory solution, and be undertaken to a very high standard and backed by a sound independent insurance guarantee through the GPI http://www.gp-insurance.co.uk/

Damp Proofing, Rising Damp services in Oldham, Manchester, Rochdale, Stockport & Cheshire.

Would you like to talk?

If you have any questions please call us on Oldham 0161 633 9860,
Wilmslow 01625 900 800
or contact us and we will be happy to answer any of your questions or make arrangements to undertaken an inspection.
(Inspection appointments refunds are subject to a Minimum 24hr notice)