0121 259 0432
Independent Property Care Specialists (PCA) Damp-Proofing & Timber Treatment Surveyors Providing Damp Survey, Woodworm Infestation Survey, Dry Rot Survey & Specialist Damp and Timber Surveys & Reports for Homeowners, Buyers, Sellers, Mortgage Lenders, & Re-mortgage / Equity Release Companies Based in Birmingham.
Covering all of Birmingham including Aldridge, Brierley Hill, Dudley, Erdington, Halesowen, Handsworth, Great Barr, Oldbury, Redditch, Smethwick, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth, Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, Yardley.
Damp Aid UK – Birmingham has been established for over 30 years. We provide specialist damp and timber surveys, reports and/or quotations along with information and advice on how to cure rising damp, beetle infestation (woodworm), dry rot, timber decay and condensation. As well as undertaking specialist damp-proofing and woodworm timber treatments, we also provide damp and timber surveys for pre-purchase & re-mortgage requirements when dampness & timber defects have been highlighted in the home-buyers survey report.
We currently offer four damp & timber survey and/or quotation options
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If you are considering or in the process of purchasing a property in Birmingham, it is always advisable to have a pre-purchase property survey carried out by a building surveyor. It is also advisable to have an in-depth pre purchase timber & damp survey and general condition survey carried out, especially if problems have been highlighted in the surveyors report. It is important to do this, prior to exchanging contracts, so the cost of any damp-proofing and timber treatment works can be negotiated with the vendor. All of the services offered by Damp Aid are to control and prevent rising damp, timber decay & woodworm infestation, which are the problems that cause most damage to homes & buildings.
Damp Aid surveyors have been providing damp and timber reports since 1984 and are recognised as one of UK’s most established and respected damp specialists in surveying and diagnosing problems with rising damp, penetrating damp, condensation wood rotting fungi, woodworm, water damage, problems. We have carried out countless damp and timber surveys and preserved thousands of properties.
If a more in-depth survey has been requested by your lender, home buyer or building surveyor, it may seem like a worrying prospect, especially if you are a first time buyer, but be assured, this is normal practice and should not discourage you from buying a house. It is important for you to ensure that your new property is free from any damp and timber defects which could get worse.
Either way, if you require a damp-proofing & woodworm treatment company in Birmingham, call us on 0121 259 0432 or enquire about a survey here
With any building defect, it is essential that you get a correct diagnosis of the problem before any recommendations for dealing with it can be made. Damp aid UK deal with problems arising from damp in a building as well as woodworm and timber decay. An initial inspection is carried out by one of our specialist C.S.R.T. surveyors to correctly diagnose the problem and provide the necessary recommended remedial measure to rectify it. Wherever possible environmentally friendly, cost effective sustainable solutions are provided for damp treatment avoiding chemical treatments offered by most damp-proofing & dry rot treatment companies based in Birmingham.
Specialist P.C.A. Damp and Timber Registered Surveyors Providing Damp Surveys and Reports for Condensation & Rising Dampness in Birmingham
Depending on the instructions received, the surveyor will inspect all accessible walls at ground floor level for rising damp using an electric resistance meter and visible observations. (However, he will not normally move external obstructions or internal furnishings). The whole property will be visually inspected for signs of significant condensation, (backed up by measurements taken with a thermo hygrometer, if it is considered advisable to do so). External observations will be made and relevant comments on building defects such as rainwater goods, external render etc, will be made where appropriate, to the client or in the report if submitted. Any visual evidence of timber decay will also be reported upon.
Specialist P.C.A. Damp and Timbers Registered Surveyors Providing Timber Surveys and Reports for Woodworm, Dry Rot, Timber Decay, in Birmingham
Accessible timbers will be inspected for wood boring insect attack or timber decay (dry rot, wet rot). Roof timbers will be inspected if safe access is available. Floor timbers will be inspected where accessible. With occupied properties the inspections are usually limited. Fitted carpets will not normally be lifted (unless loose) or furniture moved. Floorboards will not be lifted unless they are loose enough to do so without causing any damage. Staircase timbers will be inspected, except where fitted carpets are present. Soffits to the underside of the staircase often prevent inspection of the timbers too.
For impartial honest and helpful advice from damp-proof course & dry rot treatment specialists about any rising dampness, timber decay dry rot, & condensation in Birmingham then please contact us on 0121 259 0432 to see if one of specialist damp- proof surveyors can help you. With nearly thirty years of successfully treating rising dampness, condensation, dry and wet rot, woodworm, in both domestic and commercial properties, Damp Aid have built a reputation of providing a quality independent damp and timber report service.
So if you require an independent damp-proofing and timber treatment specialist company to carry out a damp and timber survey, woodworm survey or timber decay survey call us or complete the survey enquiry form to enquiry about the cost of a damp or damp and timber survey. Damp Aid surveyors covering the whole of Birmingham and areas such as Walsall, Brierley Hill, Handsworth, Halesowen, Great Barr, Oldbury, Redditch, Aldridge, Smethwick, Dudley, Solihull, West Bromwich, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth, Erdington, Wednesbury, Yardley.
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