Welcome To Leicester’s Leading Damp Proofers
Dower Datech are celebrating over fifty years as damp proofing experts in Leicester. Since 1972, our committed workforce has grown our reputation and we look forward to the next phase of our company journey together. We thank our dedicated team of local experts for half a century of local expertise.
Our Leicester team can offer any damp proofing and timber treatment services you may require. Our friendly experts are on hand to answer any questions and welcome your inquiries. Get in touch today to organise a survey at a time that works for you.
Half a Century of Solving Damp Problems in Leicester
As leading damp proofing specialists in Leicester, our portfolio of expertise extends to fixing damp issues all over the area. Our services include assessing, surveying and solving damp and timber problems in any property.
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Why Properties in Leicester get Damp Problems
As one of the oldest cities in the UK, Leicester has a rich history with properties ranging across different time periods. Older buildings often experience moisture build up and timber issues owing to age. It is recommended that these issues are attended to for the health and safety of occupants. Our experts can fix any historic or new damp issues and welcome your inquiries so get in touch for more information about how we can help you.
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Why we're the best damp proofers in Leicester
One of our specialists will aim to get in touch with you within 24 hours of your initial contact with us.
We offer free surveys and estimates to the owners of the property (pre-purchase surveys incur a small charge, refundable against work carried out).
Black mould, crumbling plaster, condensation and warped timpers are the most common signs of damp.
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.
There are three different types of damp and each have completely different traits that require different types of treatment. These are condensation, rising damp and penetrating damp.
It is advised not to start decorating your home for around 12 months after you have had any damp-proofing treatment. Although, once visible signs of damp have disappeared completely you can use a water-permeable emulsion paint on the affected areas (this usually takes between 1 – 2 months).
Being smart about heating can help to prevent damp, as long as there aren’t any previous damp issues already in the property.
Our Guides On Damp Prevention
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