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Waterproofing

Damp Proofing

Damp within properties falls into three broad categories, Rising Damp, Penetrating Damp and condensation. Rising Damp The ground contains water and this water can be drawn up into walls via capillary action. To prevent this water being drawn up into the walls, buildings were and are still built with a Damp Proof Course. A Damp […]

Structural/Wall Stabalisation

Cavity Walls have been a common feature of buildings in the UK for over 100 years. Two leaves of brickwork are held together using metal straps or ‘wall ties’. The cavities between the two leaves of masonry provide an effective barrier to water penetration and also act as a layer of insulation. In some circumstances, […]

Ground Gas Membrane

Gas membrane installation Professional Remedial Services offer an installation service for gas proof / gas resistant membranes. In order to provide additional protection to structures and buildings from potentially harmful ground gases, such as Radon, CO2, Methane and Hydocarbons. PRS are specialist gas proof /gas resistant membranes installers. Examples of harmful ground gases would include […]

Waterproofing

We are passionate about transforming the darkest, wettest below-ground areas into amazing habitable spaces. The two types of waterproofing system commonly used in existing structures are: Adhered waterproof membranes or “Type A” waterproofing systems (as defined in BS8102) are commonly multi-coat renders, cement-based coatings, bituminous paints or epoxy coatings. This form of waterproofing provides an […]

Timber Treatment

Fungal decay can occur when timber becomes wet for a prolonged period of time. What is the difference between wet rot, and dry rot? Wet rot is more common and tends to be confined to the area where timber has become and remains wet. Contrary to what the name suggests, dry rot requires considerably more […]

Damp Control

Damp control is about much more than rising damp and damp proof courses. While the problem can, of course, be caused by rising damp, there are a number of other factors to consider – rainwater ingress, condensation, hygroscopic salt contamination, or a combination of these things. What can be causing your damp problem? There are […]