In the first of our West Country series, Roger visits Rosalind to see if he can solve her damp problems. In this enlightening video, we’re diving deep into damp issues in homes, revealing the importance of thorough diagnoses before jumping to expensive solutions. Did you know you could be throwing away up to £10,000 on unnecessary damp treatments? It’s a …Read More »
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Is This Condensation or Rising Damp?
📪 Ask Skill Builder: http://skill-builder.uk/send Roger tries to figure out another damp issue, or does he? Here’s our message from Jordan: We moved into this property about 5 weeks ago and have noticed that after the bad spell of rain, the wall has a big wet patch with mould appearing. We had a survey done before we moved in (the …Read More »
4 Roofers Couldn’t Solve This Damp Chimney. Can You?
📪 Ask Skill Builder: http://skill-builder.uk/send Roger takes a look at a problem Carl Fielding has with a leaking chimney. Here is Carl’s message: I am having issues with my chimney leaking in the attic. I have had multiple roofers come and look and even had a re-roof done. I was told the issue was gone and even got the attic …Read More »
Why Is The Wall Damp & How Did He Fix It?
Special thanks go to Sam & Jen from SJ Ward Builders. ▶ https://bit.ly/3eh17v0 Wicking, also known as capillary action, occurs when moisture is drawn up a wall from the ground, typically due to a lack of or a faulty damp-proof course. It can cause severe structural damage and mould growth if left untreated. Other underlying issues that may cause wicking …Read More »
Where The Hell Is This Damp Coming From?
Roger is called in to troubleshoot another damp problem.Read More »
Stop Rising Damp in Its Tracks
Dryrod Damp Proofing Rods 🛒 10 Pack ▶ https://amzn.to/3RTFC1F 🛒 30 Pack ▶ https://amzn.to/3CLaNHX 🛒 50 Pack ▶ https://amzn.to/3ek0gu7 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dryrod Damp-Proofing Rods – The Ultimate Rising Damp Treatment Dryrod Damp-Proofing Rods are patented fibre rods that carry a powerful water-repellent material. They are simply inserted into holes drilled at regular intervals along a mortar course. Once inserted, the rods …Read More »
The Easy Way to Damp Proof Your Basement or Cellar
🎬 Watch this: https://youtu.be/KKHQn82qhRM Roger shows us his favourite method for damp proofing a basement or cellar. Oldroyd Membranes and Accessories https://www.safeguardeurope.com/products/cavity-drainage The Oldroyd range of Cavity Drainage Membranes are manufactured in Norway under an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 quality and environmental management system. They are produced from high-strength polypropylene using a special, temperature-controlled manufacturing process. This results in …Read More »
#24 ~ Treating Damp & Waterproofing with Safeguard
Roger is joined by Damian Wallis of Safeguard Europe, the leading manufacturer and supplier of specialist damp-proofing and waterproofing products.Read More »
Yet Another Cause of Damp
Send us your pictures and videos: http://skill-builder.uk/send In Ask Skill Builder episode 36 Damion Cartwright has some advice about damp problems in an edition we should call ‘Tell Skill Builder’.Read More »
Protect Against Dampness in Walls with Drybase
https://www.safeguardeurope.com/products/drybase/drybase-flex Roger is plastering a cellar wall and adds some extra damp proofing with Drybase from Safeguard. Drybase Flex A watertight low-profile sheet membrane for protection against dampness in walls without the need to drill and install plugs. The membrane is a 1.5 mm thick flexible polypropylene sheet with a fleeced surface on both sides. The two fleeces ensure good …Read More »
Is Rising Damp Just a Myth? Roger’s Rant!
Roger is back on to rising damp and asks the question… … is rising damp a myth?Read More »
8 Handy Hints for Installing Horizontal Damp Proof Course
Getting your damp proof course (DPC) right first time is critical in preventing rising damp in your property.Read More »
Solutions for Treating Damp with Damian Wallis
Roger is joined by Damian Wallis of Safeguard Europe, the leading manufacturer and supplier of specialist damp-proofing and waterproofing products. https://www.safeguardeurope.com Safeguard has grown to become a market leader in the UK and now exports throughout the world. All products are manufactured under an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 quality & environmental control system, audited by the BSI. The product …Read More »
#18 ~ Damp Cure & Condensation Specialist Mostyn Neylon-Witham
Roger is joined by damp cure expert Mostyn Neylon-Witham from Dovedale Dampcure Services Ltd who are damp specialists in the treatment of condensative dampness, damp walls and penetrating damp.Read More »
Dealing With Damp and Condensation
Roger is joined by damp cure expert Mostyn Neylon-Witham from Hull-based Dovedale Dampcure Services.Read More »
Rant – Rising Damp Strikes Again (or does it?)
Time for another rant! Roger comes across another example of rising damp and cannot figure out why or how so many intelligent people are rising damp deniers.Read More »
Is There No Such Thing as Rising Damp?
The anti-rising damp brigade is lead by a couple of gurus, who tell us there's no such thing as rising damp, are deaf to any argument but their own.Read More »
Damp Mystery Italian Style & Nasty Little Leak – ASB #22
Adrian Ling's bathroom has stained skirting board, swelling and vinyl flooring with bubbling.Read More »
Damp in the Extension & Solo Building – ASB #16
Bandy has an outbuilding attached to the side of his house that suffers from damp and mould during the winter.Read More »
Level Decking, Cracked Lead & Damp Walls – ASB #11
Gary Maydew noticed that there were white marks on his lead flashing. Jimmy the builder has asked why are so many new plasterboard ceilings cracking after being plastered? Jim Cain moved to Cambridge from Atlanta, Georgia, and has a home in Ely with water pressure issues. Les Richards wants to install composite decking and have it level with the interior …Read More »