Damp Proofing Specialists

We offer a full 20 year insurance backed guarantee on damp proof injection and 10 years on basements. All chemicals used by Rowing Restoration Limited are environmentally friendly and have a same day re-entry period.
Damp Proofing Specialists Clacton

Ways to identify rising damp

  • Tide marks and evaporated salts up to 1.5m from ground level.
  • Consistent water staining/ damp patches up to 1.5m from ground level.
  • Peeling wall paper.
  • Rotten & decaying skirting board.

Penetrating damp is caused by water leaking through walls. This type of damp may expand across your walls or ceiling, but this will move horizontally, rather than by travelling up walls (as is the case with rising damp). Penetrating damp is usually caused by structural problems in a building, such as faulty guttering or roofing, or cracks in the walls, which mean walls or roofs are regularly soaked with water. It can also be caused by internal leaks, such as pipes under the sink or bath.

Ways to identify Penetrating Damp

  • Penetrating damp often shows up through damp patches on walls or ceilings, which may darken when it rains.

We will carry out a survey of the affected area and provide a written report with a specification for treatment. We can also offer a trade’s package for all associated buildings work if requested. Penetrating damp is caused by water leaking through walls. This type of damp may expand across your walls or ceiling, but this will move horizontally, rather than by travelling up walls (as is the case with rising damp). Penetrating damp is usually caused by structural problems in a building, such as faulty guttering or roofing, or cracks in the walls, which mean walls or roofs are regularly soaked with water. It can also be caused by internal leaks, such as pipes under the sink or bath.

Damp Proofing Specialists Clacton