DAMP PROOFING SPECIALIST KEMPTON PARK

Our damp proofing specialist guide has been designed to help you identify and repair damp issues before they turn into major problems and further require expensive treatment to rectify. If you feel that you would benefit from professional damp proofing advice to diagnose the issue and create a custom treatment plan to leave your home fresh, safe, and dry, then you can talk to our fully trained and qualified specialists by clicking the button below. 

WHAT IS DAMP PROOFING?

Damp proofing is a general term that covers methods and treatments used to prevent water or moisture being absorbed through walls or floors into the interior of a property. The method of treatment you require varies depending on the underlying cause of your issues, whether that is rising damppenetrating dampcondensation, or even water ingress in a basement or cellar. If you are unsure if your home may need professional help, you may want to consider requesting a professional damp survey to accurately diagnose the problem and create a treatment plan for you, what’s more we at Sabuildco will put your needs first and in addition we will give you the best price.

WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF DAMP? AND WHY USE A DAMP PROOFING CONTRACTORS?

Damp problems can vary in appearance and severity besights it can be difficult to identify exactly what is causing the stains and patches on your walls. We would recommend getting any signs of dampness checked out by a professional, particularly if you notice any of the following:

  • Wet and damaged plaster.
  • Wallpaper peeling from the wall.
  • Musty/mouldy odours.
  • Black mould on the walls and windowsills.
  • Damp stains rising from the ground floor to about one metre in height.
  • Walls that feel damp to the touch

DIFFERENT TYPES OF DAMP

  • Rising Damp
  • Penetrating Damp
  • Condensation on Internal Walls

RISING DAMP

  • A tide line of yellow or brown stains or plaster on ground floor walls.
  • Symptoms may be visible on skirting boards, where nails or screws show signs of rust.
  • Skirting boards or plaster within the property may be damaged or rotting.
  • Moisture can often lead to paint and wallpaper peeling off.
  • A white powder-like substance can be left when soluble salts dissolve from the ground.

PENETRATING DAMP

  • Damaged wallpaper and plaster higher up the wall
  • Plaster showing signs of bubbling and wallpaper stripping from the wall
  • Localized damp patches at various heights on the wall and ceiling
  • Damage or cracks to the external wall of the house pebbledash or render and guttering

CONDENSATION ON INTERNAL WALLS

  • Excess moisture appearing on any cold surfacew like windows, tiles and cold walls
  • Increased humidity levels
  • Mould growth around window frames or walls
  • A lingering musty smell

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071 152 7599

info@sabuildco.co.za

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