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INSULATION CAN CAUSE CONDENSATION

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Advances in housing insulation have meant a big increase in condensation problems. Homeowners are being warned to act to prevent damp talking hold. Ironically, condensation and dampness is getting worse as homes become better insulated. One specialist company has said they are dealing with 4000 damp and condensation related incidents every year in Scotland….

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WHAT IS WOOD ROT?

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Learn about the different types of wood rot and how to identify them WHAT IS “WOOD ROT”? Wood rot can be described as the destruction of wood caused by various fungi, affecting its colour, strength and structure. The fungi destroys the wood, acting on the enzymes and causing mycelium to…

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DAMP PROBLEMS IN COASTAL PROPERTIES

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WHY ARE COASTAL PROPERTIES AT GREATER RISK TO DAMP? Are coastal properties in Scotland at greater risk of damp than their inland counterparts? The short answer to this question is yes. The increased exposure to rain on the coast can lead to several property problems such as damp and rot so it’s important that…

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