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Dealing with Dry Rot – Pictures

Over the years we have seen it all! So we thought we would put a collection of pictures together to show you how leaving dry rot untreated, can cause the damage that it does!   Dry Rot Dry rot is a severe type of wood rotting which can devastate the wood structure, turning it a […]

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First time buyer? – Our guide to Damp

A little knowledge can sometimes go a long way, especially when it comes to buying your first home. The thought of damp is enough to give anyone nightmares, not only because of the effects it can have on your health, but also the fact it can be costly to fix. Firstly, if you haven’t yet […]

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Just for fun: Our favourite jokes

One of the great things about humans is that, even when faced with a problem, we can usually still see the funny side to it. So with that in mind we have put together a list of our favourite building/timber/construction jokes… and just in time for all you who need a few new jokes at […]

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Dogs sniffing out Damp? Dry Rot Destroyers

Now dry rot isn’t something you would usually associate the word awwww! with, however today I am about to change that, with the introduction of Dry Rot sniffer dogs. Dry rot is often identified by a mushroom odour, and by this point is well into it’s destructive phase. Sniffer dogs are specifically trained to identify […]

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Chimney Damp? Don’t let it ruin your Christmas

Chimneys suffering from damp are a common thing, whether in use or not, and especially being so open to the elements. Damp can occur because of the moisture and sulfates that combine to form weak acids that attack brickwork, lime and mortar joints. It can also be caused when a chimney is sealed and the […]

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We are on Social Media! Join us

Moving with the times, we have decided to make the most of the internet and get our selves set up on Social Media – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If you are on any of these social media platforms, please pop over and give us a like, tweet or heart and drop us a comment any […]

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Smell Damp? – Destroy today!

Living in a damp home isn’t ideal. Not only does damp cause sickness but the smell can also be unbearable! Here we have put together a list of our favourite tips and tricks on how to remove that damp smell from within your home.  Our Top Tips & Tricks for Damp Smells: 1: If clothing […]

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Wipe out condensation for good

Did you know around 1 in 5 households suffer from condensation? It’s getting to that time of year again, Christmas is on the horizon, late nights and warm weather something of a distant memory. But with the colder winter weather around the corner, is your home ready? Ways to reduce condensation within the home Almost […]

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Damp proof plaster work begins in Rotherham

Here we have taken the plaster off the walls to begin with before treatment can start. Clients do ask why you cant simply inject the wall with damp proofing fluid and then the water will just dry up, right?… WRONG! The damp plaster will need to be removed to eradicate any trapped moisture within the substrate. As […]

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Open Plan Living Spaces – making dreams a reality

Here we are totally updating a very tired 1960’s three bedroom bungalow into a four bedroom open plan bungalow with an orangery. The client is giving us free reins on the design and specifications due to their confidence in the surveyor and team. The plans do look amazing creating an open plan living area we will maximise the floor space […]

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