Penetrating Damp solutions
Welcome to Dry Guard Damp Proofing’s dedicated page for penetrating damp solutions. Penetrating damp, also known as lateral damp, can afflict properties in the North East, causing considerable damage and creating an unhealthy living environment. Caused by moisture permeating your property’s external walls, penetrating damp can be quite deceptive as its symptoms often mimic those of other types of dampness. This form of damp can occur at any height within your property, unlike rising damp which is confined to the lower levels of a structure. At Dry Guard Damp Proofing, our team of damp specialists is well-equipped to accurately diagnose and efficiently treat penetrating damp, utilising our comprehensive range of industry-leading solutions. With our robust services, we aim to safeguard your home against the detrimental effects of penetrating damp, restoring your peace of mind.
We solve your problems
At Dry Guard Damp Proofing, we recognise that each property, like its damp issues, is unique. Particularly with penetrating damp, the cause and extent can greatly vary, demanding an approach that’s anything but one-size-fits-all. We fine-tune our damp proofing methods to the specifics of your property and the nature of the damp problem. All our penetrating damp treatments come with a solid 30-year guarantee, assuring you of the long-term protection of your property. Our dedicated team is ready to assist you in tackling this damp issue, whether you need more information or wish to arrange a survey. Contact us and experience the difference of our personalised service across the North East.
Frequently Asked Questions
Penetrating damp refers to moisture ingress through the walls, roof, or floor of your property. Unlike rising damp, it can affect buildings at any height level. It’s usually caused by issues in the property’s structure, such as cracked rendering or faulty roofing.
Penetrating damp often presents itself as wet patches on walls, ceilings, or floors, which may worsen during wet weather. Signs can also include a musty smell, mould growth, and damage to wall finishes and plaster.
Yes, penetrating damp can lead to structural damage over time if not addressed promptly. It can weaken the fabric of your building, encourage timber decay, and cause unhealthy living conditions due to increased mould and mites.
At Dry Guard Damp Proofing, our approach involves a comprehensive survey to identify the source and extent of the problem. We then recommend and implement an effective solution, which could involve repairing the building’s defects, improving ventilation, or applying a water-repellent treatment to your property’s exterior.
Absolutely, we cover the entire North East, from Newcastle to Middlesbrough, and from Durham to Sunderland. We are just a call away for any concerns about penetrating damp in your property.