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Our fully qualified and experienced surveyors are experts at identifying and treating rising damp. If a rising damp survey from one of our professional damp experts confirms the presence of rising damp in your property then we can also propose a rising damp solution that best suits your property.
The most common forms of rising damp treatment usually involve the injection of a siliconate type chemical either in the form of solution or cream. The reason for this is that it is typically the easiest and most cost effective treatment to use within built properties. Dependant on the thickness of the walls, this is usually done by drilling holes in a band around the affected wall(s) and injecting the recommended chemical or cream solution.
Alternatively, there are other methods such as installing the Electro Osmotic system or the installation of a physical rising damp membrane to form a new damp proof barrier. Both these options are more suitable for professional use.
After a new rising damp treatment course has been installed, any salt contaminated plasterwork should be replaced. If the plasterwork is not properly removed and replaced with specialist salt retardant plaster, the salts that are present in the plaster may continue to absorb moisture from the air even after the installation of a new retrofit damp proof course giving the appearance of dampness.
Our fully qualified and experienced surveyors and technicians will:
At every stage during the rising damp treatment works and everyday that you are available on site, we will ensure that we walk you through what has been done and what you should expect to be completed.
Whatever rising damp treatment that may be required, you can be assured that it carries the benefit of our 'real and meaningful' 20 year property repair guarantee giving you the backing of Scotland’s leading damp, rot and woodworm specialist.
We understand that the prospect of having to treat rising damp or any form of property repair can be daunting and stressful. If it is the case you suspect or have identified that you have a rising damp issue and need it resolved, then we are here to help. Call Wise Property Care today on 0800 65 22 678 or click to contact your local branch.