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Damp proofing using Drybase Flex by Safeguard

Damp proofing using Drybase Flex by Safeguard

Posted on 10th November 2021 by damptec

Our technicians are currently treating a property for rising damp in the Hope Valley, Derbyshire. The depth of the original internal plaster is too thin to allow us to use our standard membrane system and so we are using Drybase Flex by Safeguard. This is a watertight low-profile sheet membrane comprising a polypropylene sheet with […]

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Basement garage converted to habitable space

Basement garage converted to habitable space

Posted on 23rd June 2021 by damptec

The team are currently working on this detached garage below external ground levels in Sheffield. Our client wishes to use this area as habitable space. We have recommended a Type A barrier system for the concrete floor and a Type C cavity drain system for the walls. So far we have treated the floor involving: […]

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Woodworm treatment

Woodworm treatment

Posted on 20th May 2021 by damptec

We recently treated a property in Sheffield where woodworm (common furniture beetle) was present in the roof space. Our treatment comes with a 10 year guarantee and includes the use of Lignum Insecticide Pro which is a concentrated insecticide and woodworm treatment that eradicates and prevents attack by wood boring beetles.

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How we stop dust spreading as we work in your home

How we stop dust spreading as we work in your home

Posted on 18th April 2021 by damptec

Working cleanly and tidily is important to us. The photos shows an example of how we ensure that dust from the removal of plaster does not spread into other areas of your home. This “plastic curtain” system attaches at the floor and ceiling. In this instance it is separating a section of a living room. […]

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Basement gym

Basement gym

Posted on 16th April 2021 by damptec

Our team are currently working on a formerly damp basement in Matlock Derbyshire which is being converted for use as a gym. The walls have now been membraned and a sump and pump has been installed to manage any future water ingress. Today the Weyroc floating floor goes down and next week we start on […]

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Treatment for flooding cellar

Treatment for flooding cellar

Posted on 23rd February 2021 by damptec

We have just completed this installation at a property in Sheffield in a flooding cellar. This limited system will manage future water ingress to the extent that water that enters the cellar now that the pumps are installed will be pumped away.   It includes installation of a Sump/dual (X2) pump system, perimeter drainage channel on […]

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