If there are moist patches on the ceiling of your room, it’s quite likely that water is infiltrating from the outside. External problems like broken pipes and roof tile cracks are only a few reasons why dampness appears on a room ceiling. Don’t let damp problems destroy your property. Water can eat away at a house’s structure and develop toxic, nasty mould unless it is addressed on time. Sussex Damp Experts deals with all damp problems.

What Are Damp Proofing Treatments & Repairs?

Our damp proofing experts can assess your home, conduct a damp and timber survey, and recommend the best course of action for treatments and repairs.

Sussex Damp Experts works with:

  • Eradication of rising damp. Installing a new damp proof course (DPC), expert damp proof plastering, and refixing joinery timbers;
  • Penetrating damp. For example, waterproofing the walls below ground (Tanking);
  • Conversions of basements. Using a Cavity Drain Membrane System (CDM) or Tanking to waterproof basements, cellars, and vaults;
  • Restoration of water damage caused by a burst pipe (privately or through insurance companies).
  • Permeation of rain. Internal repairs and waterproofing;
  • Condensation and mould control with positive and passive ventilation systems;
  • Eradication and repair of dry rot;
  • Eradication of woodworms and wet rot;
  • Cracked bricks and cavity wall ties;
  • Clogged drains, surveys, and structural resin lining;
  • General property maintenance to prevent damp.

You can rely on our damp proofing experts to assess the problems in our detailed surveys and provide you with the most professional services to give you peace of mind for the future, whether it’s rising damp treatment, basement waterproofing, dry rot control, timber treatments, or other damp proofing services.

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  • upto 30 year guarantee
  • customer focused team
  • 20 years combined experience
  • portfolio of satified customers
  • attention to detail
  • Construction line accreditation
  • public liability insurance
  • CHAS accreditation

What Are The Benefits Of Damp Proofing A Ceiling?

Always consult an expert to determine the best solution for moisture or mould on your ceilings or terraces. Experts can accurately detect damp or mould, locate the cause of the problem, and discuss treatment options with you. The recommended remedies are dependent on several factors, including how much moisture has harmed the ceiling. The moisture source must be addressed in order to complete the waterproofing process. Even if the source is near concrete, waterproofing solutions must be used because concrete is not watertight.

An untreated damp problem can result in black mould, which is dangerous for health and can develop respiratory issues. Damp proofing specialists can also help you avoid rising damp, penetrating damp, and wood rot, all very important to maintaining your property’s structural integrity.

Sussex Damp Experts – The Damp Proofing Specialist

Some of the issues we’ve assisted in resolving in thousands of properties include:

  • Capillary motion causes dampness to rise from the ground;
  • Wetness seeps through from the sides of below-ground walls;
  • Rain infiltration due to leaking roofs or faulty rainwater items, external rendering, or other structural flaws;
  • Leaky plumbing, high water tables, and overflowing rivers can cause damage;
  • Hidden leaking plumbing has resulted in a wood rot infestation, including dry rot fungus;
  • Steaming windows, moist or wet walls, mould on furniture and clothing, and the black spot mould fungus are all symptoms of condensation.

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How Can You Tell If Your Ceiling Is Developing Damp?

Because damp can come from a variety of sources, there are many appearances and causes of damp in ceilings. Waterproofing issues, installation leaks, and insufficient internal ventilation that leads to condensation are just a few of the damp sources that can cause damage to your ceiling. We can identify the problem by looking at the ceiling and determining why the damp is occurring. When an expert comes to your home, they can provide you with a free, no-obligation diagnosis.

Where Is Damp Proofing Important?

Damp proofing it’s crucial in all buildings. It has increased importance in rooms where there’s water, such as kitchens and bathrooms. However, because water is present in our lives daily, every room can have condensation forming and can be susceptible to dampness. Damp proofing can help avoid:

  • Rising Damp
  • Penetrating Damp
  • Water ingress
  • Salt crystallisation
  • Plaster breakdown
  • Damp stains
  • Wet rot
  • Dry rot

If you find dampness in your property’s ceilings, respond quickly; otherwise, it could cause severe problems for the people and the structure.

Damp can cause severe structural damage to a property’s structure, compromising its structural integrity if not handled on time, in addition to the visual discomfort it causes. It’s also been proved that it can cause respiratory problems, mainly affecting persons who already have respiratory conditions.

Whether you have damp due to condensation, leaking guttering or leaking pipes, call our damp proofing specialists as soon as possible to get it identified, remedied and treated as quickly as possible.

Contact Sussex Damp Experts for a comprehensive survey, addressing the damp issues and giving you possible solutions.

Call Sussex Damp Experts Today

Call Our Sussex Damp Experts team now for quote, consultation and advice:
Call on 01273 257 765.

Treatment And Repair Of Ceilings

Waterproofing your home can be accomplished in a variety of ways. There’s no need to be concerned if moisture is discovered in your home’s walls or ceilings because the problem can be resolved swiftly with the right tools and materials.

Silicon-based water repellents or brickbat lime coba treatment are two techniques that could be considered. When it comes to treatment and repair, you should not solely consider cost when deciding which treatment to pursue, as the cheapest option may not always be the best option for your situation.

After our expert has figured out where the moisture is coming from and fixes the problem, we’ll make sure the area is completely dry before moving forward with the repairs. We utilise mould remover spray to treat and remove any incidences of mould after the area has been adequately dried.

Once your ceilings are free of mould and moisture, you can use a stain blocker paint or damp seal to protect them. After the stainer seal has dried, you can adorn your ceiling with coloured paint to match the rest of your home’s walls.

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Damp Proofing & Repairs At Fair Prices

The expenses of repairing a damp problem are determined by various criteria, including the property’s dimensions, architecture, kind of damp cause, and materials used, among others.

Because there are so many details to consider, call our fully trained team to schedule a survey. One of our friendly team members will check the property and thoroughly grasp the situation before giving you with the most cost-effective price.

Why Choose Sussex Damp Experts’ Damp Proofing Services?

At Sussex Damp Experts, we follow high standards when it comes to rising damp treatments and other damp proofing actions, professional re-plastering, and wood preservation, and we’re also professionals at conducting damp surveys.

We give homeowners, local authorities, small businesses, and commercial property owners and managers highly customised, skilled, and dependable damp proofing treatment and repair services, as well as excellent communication. So give us a call at 01273 257 765 immediately to chat with a member of our friendly staff about your requirements. We have a total of combined experience of over 10 years. The following are some of the benefits of working with Sussex Damp Experts:

  • Surveyors from CSSW and CSRT.
  • TrustMark members
  • Fully qualified technicians provide expert service.

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