What is dry rot?

Dry Rot is a fungus that eats away at the cellulose component within wood, turning it brown and ultimately reducing the timber to a dry and crumbly state with noticeable…

Protection when dealing with mould

When mould is disturbed, it can greatly increase the amount of mould spores present in the air. Follow these precautions when working with mouldy materials: Use rubber gloves Use eye…

Methods used to identify sources of damp

Visual Inspection The main areas to focus your inspection: Down pipes and roof guttering Damp proof course issues Roof and flashing issues Age and construction of the property Internal escape…

Fire Clean Up

Speed of Response Ash and smoke, if left unhindered, will cause extensive corrosion, etching and discolouration, not to mention lingering powerful odours. Professionals that clean after fire and smoke damage…

Drying Buildings

Speed of response A speedy response to a flood or moisture incident is very important to limit further deterioration in the building and content. The drying out process should begin…

Condensation

What is condensation? It is one of the most common causes of damp within homes and occurs when large quantities of water vapour from general everyday living become trapped within…