Rising Damp



Cedarcare have been providing guarantees for over 37 years. As approved contractor under the Guarantee Protection Trust (GPI), Cedarcare can offer additional insurance backing by GPI for a once only single payment. 

Cedarcare is a registered contractor under the government sponsored trust mark scheme and complies fully with its code of practise. This enables us to offer private home owners the option of purchasing insured protection to cover their deposit, work in progress and long term guarantee.
Cedarcare offer a full 20 year certificate of guarantee covering our DPC injection works and Timber Treatment works.
Cedarcare offer a 5-10 year certificate of guarantee covering our Waterproofing works.

To speak to us about a problem call on 020 8864 9624 or email enquiries@cedarcare.co.uk and one of our team members will be able to help – alternatively, you can contact us via our Contact Us page.

All of our surveys and remedial works are undertaken in accordance with “BS 6576:2005 Code of practice for diagnosis of rising damp in walls of buildings and installation of chemical damp-proof courses.”

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Rising Damp: The evidence of rising damp is usually found by the signs of a damp line appearing on the inside wall. The result of this rising damp is damage to interior plaster and wall coverings. It should also be noted that recent findings by the asthma foundation concluded that damp rooms can increase the risk of developing asthma.

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Structural Waterproofing: Increase in property value and the high prices placed on floor space in offices, shops, and residential uses in recent years make it imperative that businesses and individuals maximise the use of all available space.

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Timber Treatment: With over 20 years experience in dry rot outbreaks from flats to manor houses, Cedarcare has the answer. With all dry rot work guaranteed for 20 years, clients can rest assured a professional job has been carried out.

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Condensation Control: Many people associate the symptoms of black mould, dampness, musty smells and steaming windows with rising damp. However, they are quite often caused by the more common problem of condensation.
In Britain, condensation in houses is mainly a winter problem particularly where warm moist air is generated in living areas and then settles on the colder parts of the building.

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