Local damp proof specialist who can quickly and easily fix damage to concrete or brick walls while applying a proof membrane to stop it reoccurring and protect timber from decaying with a dry rot fungus.

No job too small, identifying the type of woodworm infection in your home, if it is still active and what timber foundation has been damaged or inject a chemical damp proof course (DPC) into a wall with rising damp. Or too big, transforming unused basement space into a warm dry living area by basement tanking which is applying a liquid waterproof coating to the walls and floors or preserving all the timber structures and frames in the home with a treatment to prevent dry or wet rot.

Domestic damp proof specialist services include;

Damp proof

  • rising damp, water entering from the ground and rising up can appear on walls built on ground foundation
  • penetrating damp, from blocked gutters or cracked walls
  • condensation, which can lead to black mould forming in rooms on the walls and ceilings
  • Structural waterproofing, creating a dry environment and also protecting against deterioration
  • cavity membrane system, applied to the junction of wall and floor, using a sump pump to remove water
  • DPC installation, best with a combination of injection and tanking compound
  • repairing and replacing corroded cavity wall ties

Rot and mould

  • dry rot, fungal decay on timber treatment
  • wet rot, caused by dampness and lack of ventilation
  • timber preservation, to avoid wood rot in the frames
  • woodworm from any wood-boring beetle, which causes structural weakening

So, if you need a damp proof specialist to service or repair something in your home HaMuch has thousands of friendly, The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Association registered professionals ready to help with your condensation on the windowsill, moisture collecting in the retaining wall, rising damp coming from the basement and waterproofing your home with roof underlays.

Do I need a damp proofing specialist?

If you think your home is being affected by water penetration or condensation problems, it’s important to call a damp proofing specialist. Damp problems — which typically include mould, woodworm and dry or wet rot — can cause significant damage to your property, can result in health problems for those who live there, and can even lead to a significant decline in the value of your home.

While damp problems and condensation issues can occur in any property, they are particularly common in older builds and period homes, as these types of buildings may have been constructed without a damp proof membrane (also known as ‘tanking’).

Every home should have some form of moisture control applied to its walls and floors, designed to prevent moisture from passing into interior spaces. Don’t put off getting your property assessed by an expert; if you think your house has damp, act quickly.

What does a damp proofing specialist do?

Damp proofing your building is not a DIY project; it requires expert knowledge, industrial materials and a proper understanding of the building’s structure. Repairing or installing damp proof materials is more tricky than it may seem, and includes the following:

  • Sourcing and installing materials: Specialist materials must be acquired and installed to prevent damp from rising through the fabric of your walls. A common method of damp proofing involves fitting a preventative slate barrier, referred to as a ‘damp proof course’, into the base of the walls. This is the sort of job that requires a knowledgeable and trusted builder with damp proofing expertise to be done safely and efficiently.
  • Closing cracks and holes: In most cases, special types of resin will need to be injected into targeted points of the building to close up cracks and holes that have been created. This requires the knowledge and skills of an expert damp proofing specialist.

How to find damp proofing companies near you

HaMuch makes it super easy to find damp proofing specialists in your local area. To find local damp proofing near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford.Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with damp proofing contractors in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get damp proofing quotes: We’ll send your job listing to damp proofing specialists near you. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

You can find local damp proofing contractors near you in the HaMuch.com directory. We offer an extensive list of local building services and extension and conversion services on our site.

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

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Recent jobs posted for damp proofing

Damp on a wall that is now internal who h was originally external. Mid terraced house inblackburn

Damp proof conservatory

Appears to be rising damp on a now interior was (that was an exterior wall before an extension was built approx 15 years ago) This a mid terraced house built around 1900

Kitchen floor damp proof

Damp on inner first floor wall

Damp problem on outside walls Need advice on what needs doing

Need damp proofing course installed to back of house. Need an inspection to get accurate idea of works needed.

Damp proof house built in 1930

Damp on 3 walls of Garage room

Damp outside wall of bay window.

Damp proofing living room

Require damp proofing

Damp on down stairs chimney breast, just above skirting board.

We are getting a kitchen fitted in nov and have found damp behind the units

Got damp on chimney breast upstairs. Had roof repaired and Re checked but damp still getting worse..

Penetrating damp detected on wall near front door of house. removing timbers in ground floor toilet with tiles. checking damp in roof. thank you

Rising damp on back extension into utility room

Damp in living room and dront room walls

I'm considering buying a house but there is condensation on the windows and the walls are damp inside with mould on the front of the house. It's a 3 bedroom semi-detached. What would I need to do to fix it and how much would it cost?

A quote for damp on a end of terrace house on one side wall

Walls showing sighs of damp

Water penetration around windows?

Bedroom bayfront

Basement flat damp treatment

Damp proof course injection on outside of property

Damp around chimney breast

Raising damp in my kitchen wall

Damp proofing throughout the house, woof worm infestation in the house and the loft, replacing a small flat roof, repair a flashing and some reinforcing rafters in the loft. Fixing a slow draining gully.

Damp coming through bathroom floor and rising

Damp on internal chimney Breast wall, house circa1895

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