PENETRATING DAMP SERVICES IN BRISTOL
Penetrating or Lateral Penetrating Damp is a term for describing the successful penetration of water from the outside of the masonry into the inside of the building, this is most visible as a damp patch on the interior wall(s) causing discolouration etc. Penetrating Damp occurs when water can pass unhindered through blockwork, bricks & stonework etc, where water seeps through the pores to penetrate into the masonry, it is quite often caused by issues with plumbing, porous bricks, damaged brickwork, cracks, faulty seals, faulty Render, building defects, leaking roof or gutters etc. This can cause Watermarks/Tide Marks, Moss Growth on External Walls, Damaged & Crumbling Plaster, Appearance of Stains & Salts, Damaged Timber, Wet Rot, Black Mould, Damp patches on the walls and musty aged smells. Issues with penetrating damp should be investigated immediately as leaving these issues
untreated can lead to more serious damage to the building over time .
SIGNS OF PENETRATING DAMP?
HOW WE FIX PENETRATING DAMP PROBLEMS
Firstly we thoroughly investigate the exact source(s) of the Penetrating Damp issue, it is of top importance for your property's damp issue to be correctly identified as is taking the correct course of action, to confirm the presence of Penetrating Damp we would always recommend a property survey to be completed. Our works are then completed as recommended by the results of the Damp Survey which could include a range of preventative measure as well as the full repair of any damage to the property caused by damp & water ingress
WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING LATERAL DAMP TREATMENT SOLUTIONS