Damp Proofing & Timber Treatment in Oakham

Welcome To Oakham’s Leading Damp Proofers

Dower Datech are proud to be celebrating over 50 years as damp proofing and property preservation specialists in Oakham. As we celebrate our achievements over the last half a century, we would like to thank our trusted workforce who have helped establish our reputation as a respected local provider of damp proofing expertise. 

Our friendly Oakham team can offer solutions to any damp proofing or timber treatment issues you may experience. Our specialists are always on hand to answer your questions so get in touch today to organise a survey at your convenience.

Half a Century of Solving Damp Problems in Oakham

We are one of the longest running damp proofing specialists in Oakham. Having fixed damp issues all over the area, we are experts in assessing, surveying and solving damp and timber problems in any property.

  • Free damp surveys across Oakham and surrounding villages.
  • Deep expertise in fixing damp issues in old buildings and cottages.
  • Specialists in timber infestations and woodworm issues.
  • High quality standard backed up with guarantees.

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Why Properties in Oakham get Damp Problems

common damp problems in grantham

Oakham town has a range of old and new properties and many historic buildings in particular often experience timber issues or damp. We are on hand to fix any moisture buildup and help protect your property. Our specialists can fix any damp issues in period buildings so get in touch for more information and to find out how we can help you.

Our Trusted Damp Proofing Services

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Rising Damp

Providing tailor made solutions to your rising damp problems in areas of Lincolnshire.

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Penetrating Damp

As a penetrating damp proofing expert we provide a full damp diagnosis.

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Condensation

Condensation control is something we have been practicing for nearly 50 years.

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Dry Rot & Wet Rot

We have built up a reputation for providing the best rot removal, both wet and dry.

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Timber Infestation

Our goal is to give you the piece of mind that our timber repairs are done to the highest quality.

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Woodworm Specialist

Providing the best anti-woodworm treatment for nearly 50 years.

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Insulation Installation

We provide custom insulation services with high-quality products and the latest techniques.

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PIV Units Installation

We use only state-of-the-art PIV systems to ensure maximum quality and energy efficiency.

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Heritage Preservation

We’re experienced in preserving heritage buildings and advising on how best to maintain them.

Why we're the best damp proofers in Oakham

  • We have 50 years of history fixing damp problems in Oakham
  • We have faith in the service that we provide so once we work for you, we will issue you with a 20-year guarantee
  • Fair prices and no hidden costs
  • Specialists with unmatched industry experience & extremely friendly
  • In Oakham, we have professionals trained to the highest standard on your doorstep!

FAQs

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