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How to stop damp problems

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Do you want to prevent damp problems in the future? Have you had damp proofing issue in the past and want to stop damp problems returning? If so, read our five steps on how to stop damp problems becoming an issue within your home below.

Five steps on how to stop damp problems

To help stop damp problems, simply follow the "five R's":

  • Regular maintenance. Check and clean out gutters, down pipes and seal any leaking joints.
  • Regular inspections. Have a competent person inspect the property approx every two years for signs of water ingress.
  • Rapid action. As soon as you detect a damp problem, deal with it quickly. The longer you leave it the more costly the damp problem will become.
  • Remove moisture out of the building. Use vents in bath rooms, above cookers etc preferably Humidistat controlled. This helps to prevent condensation problems.
  • Renew bath and shower seals on a regular basis. 

Stop my damp problems now

Stop damp problems - contact us onlineAs much as it is great to be preventative to stop damp problems emerging, sometimes unsuspected damp problems just happen.  If that is the case, you might want to visit our damp proofing web section or call 0800 65 22 678 for some help and advice.  Alternatively, contact us online using our contact form.

Further information to stop damp problems

For further information and help on how to stop damp problems, damp proofing or property problems general, visit the following web pages:

Prevent damp problems - BBC interview

Prevent damp problems

BBC Radio Scotland interviews Les Meikle, aka ‘The Rotter’ of Wise Property Care, on how to prevent damp.

Prevent damp problems

Damp proofing treatment and solutions

Damp proofing treatment & solutions

Damp proofing treatment and solutions to ensure a damp problem is eradicated.

Damp proofing treatment

Causes of damp - rising damp

Causes of damp in homes

Learn about the common causes of damp that affect our homes

Causes of damp

Damp on walls

Damp on walls

How damp on walls is commonly caused and suggested damp treatments

Damp on walls

Speak to an expert to help stop damp problems

If you just want to speak to someone with regards to getting some help towards a particular damp problem you have, call 0800 65 22 678 our use our contact form and we will arrange for some to call and speak to you at a time that's convenient for you.

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The survey was arranged and the necessary works identified and explained quickly and concisely. After reviewing the quote, the works were scheduled within a couple of weeks. The guy who actually did the work was friendly and informative and the work has been done to an apparently high standard. All in all, very happy with the overall experience. Price seemed competitive too.
First rate service from start to finish. Rising damp problem resolved with extreme professionalism and care. Cannot rate highly enough. Fab tradesmen, fab work...........just fab!
I have dealt with Wise property care for a number of years now and have found them to be very professional in all aspects of their business.