50 Years of History Fixing Damp Problems
Founded in 1972, Dower Datech are a family run company specialising in damp proofing and property preservation in East Midlands and the surrounding areas.
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Since its founding, Dower Datech’s work has established a widely respected reputation that speaks for itself. Dower Datech is a family run business without the jargon or rigid formalism of a nationwide company. We believe that the damp proofing solution must be tailor-made to the issue in hand. Therefore, all the surveys we offer are bespoke and tailored to our customer’s needs rather than a fixed format.
How It Works
You Get In Touch
Pickup the phone or get a quote using the contact form.
We Do A Survey
We will carry out a detailed survey to understand the issues.
We Do The Work
We carry out all the work and fix all your damp issues.
You enjoy a damp-free home environment or work space.
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Damp is caused by excess moisture that can’t escape. Rising damp in basements or ground floors, leaking pipes or rain dripping through broken frames or slates in roofs can cause this moisture in buildings. Damp can occur in all types of homes, whether new or old and can be categorised into penetrating damp or rising damp, depending on the cause.
Damp proof paint will work if it is used correctly. It is a stronger and more resistant paint and is used in homes or properties that have excess moisture in them. Although, If damp already exists in your home then damp proof paint will just mask it. It is only made to resist surface moisture, it won’t stop the damp developing in your home. It is also important to note that it has to be applied properly in order to work.
There are various key ways you can prevent damp in your home or property. Firstly, by keeping on top of outdoor maintenance, this involves checking the roof regularly for any damage, keeping gutters clear and generally checking the exterior of the property to ensure there is no crumbling or visible damage. Keeping your home well ventilated and warm will also help to prevent damp developing within your home.
Depending on the size of the building, it can take between 1 – 4 days to damp-proof an entire home. A smaller home will usually take around 1 -2 days. Whereas a larger home around 3 bedrooms semi-detached house for example, will take up to 4 days. Get a quote today and get more exact time frames for your home.
The cost of getting a wall damp proofed completely depends on the size of the wall. Get a tailored quote today and find out how much it would cost for you.
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