Damp Proofing Treatment Dudley, West Midlands

Project description:

High moisture levels found to the existing concrete floor of a 1960’s semi detached property. Concrete potentially poured with no damp proof membrane incorporated or membrane damaged in some way allow ground moisture ingress.

The solution:

Removal of the broken down thermoplastic tiled surface to the solid floor. Layered applications of liquid applied damp proof membrane to prevent moisture from the solid floor damaging finished flooring applications.

How we did it:

When dealing with a solid concrete floor that has high moisture content there are two ways in which we can achieve a surface that will accept a finished floor covering without risk of damage through moisture transfer. Option one is to dig out and excavate the concrete, fit the correct damp proof membrane required, insulate to building regulations and pour a new concrete floor. This option is obviously very disruptive and costly but in some more severe cases is necessary.

The second option and more preferred method if possible is to repair any defects such as cracks and weak spots. Clean down the floor area removing any debris and dust and prepare as required for a coat of liquid applied membrane. Once the first coat is applied it must be left to cure before a second coat can be applied and then once again a third to complete the moisture resistant membrane.

After the areas have fully cured the finished flooring can be applied without the risk of damage through moisture transfer.

If you feel that a floor area in your property may carry underlying damp issues get in touch with our team to arrange a no obligation damp survey to see how we can help you. See the contacts page of our website to complete a call back request form or alternatively contact our office on 0800 093 9473.

Testimonials From Customers in Dudley

  • Really happy with the work done. The young men who did the work were very polite and considerate and I rate them excellent in their job. I would highly recommend them.

    Tracey Bottley 25th June 2020
  • Damp proof Living room and Hall way. The work team where prompt on start time polite and worked efficiently through the whole day. L would recommend this company.

    Verified checkatrade.com review June 2020, Dudley
  • Damp proofing and plastering. Excellent standard of work. Friendly and efficient service. Brilliant clean up/ respect for property.

    Verified Checkatrade Review Dudley July 2018
  • The team did an excellent job. They were very professional and friendly. We were really pleased with the speed they worked at, causing the least amount of disruption and they left everywhere very tidy afterwards. Workmanship  10 Timekeeping  10 Tidiness  10 Courtesy  10

    Checkatrade verified review January 2022
  • The team arrived on time, were very polite. I went to work.... I was told there would be a lot of dust... yes there is, but the team did not leave any mess. They have cleaned up after themselves, even washing up the mugs I left for them for tea and coffee. What a great surprise on my return from work, to find everything so well looked after and all the work complete. I would not hesitate to use this company again, furthermore, I would strongly recommend them. If you need any work done, use Damp Proofing Solutions, you will not regret it. Thank you to all staff, you are all wonderful. Workmanship  10 Timekeeping  10 Tidiness  10 Courtesy  10

    Checkatrade verified review April 2022
  • Cannot praise this company enough. From start to finish the communication was spot on. The two guys who came to do the job were brilliant. They arrived early and started work straight away. They worked like troopers all day and were very pleasant guys. The standard of the finished job was excellent. They cleaned up all their mess, even hoovering up the dust and washing down and sweeping the passageway. I would recommend this company to anyone who has a problem with damp. Workmanship  10 Timekeeping  10 Tidiness  10 Courtesy  10

    Verified Checkatrade review January 2022

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