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UK Damp & Decay Control
Covering the South East of England including Buckinghamshire, Berkshire Essex,,Hampshire,Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex and Kent
UK Damp & Decay Control have been in the damp-proofing and timber
treatment industry for nearly 30 years. In that time we have been
successfully carried damp proofing, woodworm treatment, dry rot
treatment, fungal decay control and general property care maintenance
throughout the South East of England. In the last 5-6 years we have now
adopted a more holistic approach to building preservation and seek to
find alternative,chemical-free, environmentally solutions to dampness
and timber decay.
Most houses never need any damp-proofing or timber treatment but these are always recommended by Building Society Surveyors when they carry out surveys for mortgage purposes. This leaves the door open for damp-proofing and timber treatment companies offering ‘free survey’ and these invariably recommend remedial treatments which are really rarely needed and hard to justify. We had a recent case like this in Station Road, Twyford RG10 9NS which was being sold and damp and decay issues were highlighted on the mortgage survey. The buyer had a free survey undertaken by a damp-proofing and timber treatment company from Oxford who recommended over works costing over £5,000. We carried out a more in depth survey and found that there was virtually no damp or timber decay and only minor works were required costing less than £500. Once these works were carried out we were able to issue a guarantee against the re-occurrence of any rising damp, woodworm or fungal decay which kept the satisfied the seller, buyer and also the mortgage provider.
Another similar one was in Cowley, Oxford OX4 3EW where extensive damp-proofing works were recommended following a mortgage recommendation and a free survey from and Reading based damp-proofing and timber treatment company. The house was built around 1930 and had a perfectly good damp-course and no remedial works were required and we saved our client nearly £4,000 by avoiding unnecessary chemical damp-proofing and associated water-proof rendering.
UK Damp & Decay control is a nationwide company, members of the Property Care Association, with specialist Damp & Timber surveyors who can carry out independent dampness and timber surveys throughout the area. Usually we find that houses throughout the South East of England area have a physical damp course which is still effective so chemical damp-proofing is hardly never required. Even if a property does not have a physical damp-proof course we can recommend remedies to control Rising Damp which are chemical free and environmentally friendly such as reducing external ground levels and installing extra airbricks. Similarly woodworm and fungal decay can be controlled by reducing the moisture content of timbers and the use of preservatives is rarely need to combat woodworm, wet rot or dry rot. For details of environmentally friendly treatment please refer to the Treatment Options page.
We don’t carry out any free damp surveys or estimates but there are several companies around who will gladly undertake free damp and timber surveys and there are a number who operated across the South East and these include Kenwood, Lifecote, Holland Damp-Proofing and Schrijver Damp Control but don’t be surprised if you have a free damp survey undertaken by any of these companies or others not mentioned that some form of chemical damp-proofing or tube/insert damp-proofing system is recommended.
If you want free,impartial,advice about dampness or timber decay in the South East of England then please call us on 0800 028 1903 to see if one of surveyors can help you. With nearly thirty years of successfully treating damp, rising damp, woodworm, dry rot, wet rot, and condensation in both domestic and commercial properties, UK Damp & Decay Control have built a reputation of providing a quality service with very competitive prices and a personal one-to-one service with all our clients.
So if you require an independent damp-proofing and timber treatment specialist surveyor to carry out a damp survey, woodworm survey or timber decay survey call UK Damp & Decay Control on 0800 028 1903 to arrange a survey by your local surveyor. Alternatively fill in our survey request form and you will be contacted to book a convenient date and time for a survey to be carried out.
UK Damp & Decay Control- Covering the South East of England including Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Essex,Hampshire,Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex and Kent.
Independent damp and timber surveys for mortgages, equity release together with chemical free, environmentally friendly treatments in the following areas and beyond:
Cookham Dean,Crowthorne,Datchet,Donnington,Emmbrook,Eton,Goring On Thames, Highclere,Hungerford,Hurley,Kidmore End,Kintbury,Lambourn,Maidenhead,Mortimer,Newbury, Padworth, Pangbourne, Reading, Sandhurst, Sindlesham, Slough, Sonning On Thames, Stanford Dingley, Stockcross, Stratfield Mortimer, Streatley On Thames, Sunningdale, Sunninghill, Swallowfield, Taplow, Thatcham, Twyford, Wargrave, Windsor, Winkfield, Wokingham, Yattendon
Aston Clinton,Aylesbury, Beaconsfield, Bletchley, Buckingham,Burnham, Chalfont St Giles, Chalfont St Peter, Chesham, Denham, Ellesborough, Franham Common,Gerrards Cross, Great,Missenden, Haddenham, High Wycombe,Ibstone, Iver, Ivinghoe,Latimer, Little Brickhill,Little Chalfont, Long Crendon, Marlow, Milton Keynes,Moulsoe, Newport Pagnell, Olney,Penn, Princes Risborough, , Quainton, Saunderton, Silverstone, Slough, Stoke Mandeville, Stoke Poges, Stokenchurch, Stony Stratford, Taplow, Tilehurst, Waddeson, Wavendon, Wendover, West Wycombe, Winslow, Woburn Sands,Wooburn Green, Wycombe
Barking, Basildon, Battlesbridge, Benfleet, Billericay, Bishops Stortford Braintree, Brentwood, Brightlingsea, Broxted, Buckhurst Hill, Burnham on Crouch, Canvey Island,Castle Hedingham ,Chelmsford, Chigwell, Chingford,Clacton on Sea,Clavering,Coggeshall, Colchester, Dagenham,Dedham,Earls Colne,Elmstead,Elsenham,Epping, Feering,Felsted,Flatford, Frinton On Sea Grays, , Hadleigh, Halstead, Harlow, Harwich, Heybridge, Holland On Sea, Hornchurch,Ilford, , Latchingdon, Leigh On Sea,Little Easton,Little Hallingbury, Loughton Maldon, Manningtree,Ongar, Pitsea, Purfleet, Purleigh,Rainham Rayleigh, Rickling Green, Rochford, Romford Saffron Walden, South Woodham Ferrers, Southend,Southminster, St Osyth, Stanford Le Hope,Stansted,Stansted Mountfitchet,Stock, Takeley, Thaxted, Theydon Bois,ThurrockTilbury, Upminster,Waltham Abbey,Walton on the Naze, West Mersea,West Thurrock,Westcliff On Sea Wickford, Witham, Wivenhoe,Woodford Bridge
Abbots Langley, Apsley, Ashwell, Ayot St Lawrence,Baldock,Barnet Berkhampsted, Bishops Stortford, Borehamwood,Broxbourne,Buntingford, Bushey Cheshunt,Chipperfield, Chorleywood, Codicote,Datchworth,Elstree,Epping Green,Great Hallingbury,Harpenden, Hatfield, Hemel Hempstead, Hertford, Hertingfordbury,Hinxworth Hitchin, Hoddeson, Kings Langley, Knebworth,Letchworth, Little Hallingbury,Little Wymondley,Markyate,Melbourn,Much Hadham, Potters Bar, Radlett, Redbourn, Rickmansworth, Royston, Sawbridgeworth,Sheering, South Mimms, St Albans, Stansted,Stevenage , Takeley,Tring, Waltham Cross, Ware, Watford, Welwyn Garden City, Wigginton.
Allhallows on Sea, Appledore, ,Ashford, Aylesford,Bearsted,Beckenham, Benenden,Bethersden ,Bexley,Bexleyheath,Biddenden, Biggin Hill, Birchington, Brenchley Broadstairs, Bromley, Canterbury, Capel Le Ferne, Charing,Chatham, Chatham,Chiddingstone, Chislehurst, Cliftonville, Cranbrook,Crayford, Dartford, Deal, Densole, Dover,Dymchurch, Edenbridge, Elham,Erith, Faversham, Fawkham.Folkestone, Gillingham, Gravesend, Hamstreet, Hawkhurst,Herne Bay, Hever, Hollingbourne,Hythe,,Isle Of Sheppey, Kingsdown, Lamberhurst, Lenham,Littlebourne ,Lydd, Maidstone, Margate, Meopham,Minster, New Romney , Orpington, Petham, Pluckley,Ramsgate, Rochester, Sandwich, Sarre,Sevenoaks,Shatterling, Sheerness,Sidcup, Sissinghurst, Sittingbourne, Smarden, St Nicholas at Wade,Southborough, Staplehurst, Strood, Swanley, Tenterden, Thurnham,Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Wadhurst, Welling,West Malling, Westerham, Westgate on Sea, Whitstable, Willesborough,Wingham, Worth, Wrotham,Wye
Addlestone, Albury, Ashsead,Ashford,Bagshot, Banstead, Betchworth,Blackwater, Bletchingley,Byfleet, Camberley,Capel, Carshalton , Caterham,Charlwood,Cheam, Chertsey, Chessington, Chiddingfold, Chipstead,Chobham, Churt, Claygate, Cobham, Compton, Coulsdon, Cranleigh,Croydon, Dorking, East Horsley,East Molesey, Effingham Egham, Epsom, Esher Ewell, Farnham,Frimley, Gatwick, Godalming,Godstone,Hampton, Haslemere, Hindhead, Horley Guildford, Haslemere, Horley, Horsley,Kew, Kingston,Leatherhead., Little Bookham,Mickleham,Newdigate, Ockley, Ottershaw, Oxshott,Oxted,Peaslake,Petersham
Purley ,Redhill, Reigate,Richmond Upon Thames, Ripley, Runnymede, Sanderstead, Sandhurst,Shepperton,Shere, Staines, Sunbury On Thames,Surbiton,Sutton,Tadworth, Teddington,Thames Ditton,Virginia WaterWallington ,Walton on Thames, Warlingham,Westcott Weybridge, Woking.
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Aldershot | Alresford | Alton | Ampfield | Andover | Ashurst | Barton On Sea | Barton Stacey | Basingstoke | Baughurst | Beaulieu | Bentley | Bentworth | Bishops Waltham | Bordon | Botley | Bramdean | Bramshill | Bransgore | Brockenhurst | Broughton | Bucklers Hard | Buriton | Burlesdon | Burley | Cadnam | Chalton | Chandlers Ford | Charter Alley | Chawton | Cheriton | Copythorne | Countywide | Crawley | Crondall | Crookham | Damerham | Denmead | Dibden | Dogmersfield | Downton | Dummer | Dunbridge | East End | East Meon | East Stratton | East Tytherley | East Wellow | Eastleigh | Easton | Emsworth | Eversley | Faccombe | Fair Oak | Fareham | Farnborough | Fleet | Fordingbridge | Fritham | Froxfield | Gosport | Hamble | Hambledon | Hartley Wintney | Havant | Hawkley | Hayling Island | Heckfield | Highfield | Hook | Horndean | Horsebridge | Hurstbourne Tarrant | Ibsley | Itchen Abbas | Kingsclere | Kingsley | Langstone | Leckford | Lee On The Solent | Linwood | Liphook | Liss | Longparish | Lymington | Lyndhurst | Mapledurwell | Mattingley | Micheldever | Milford On Sea | Minstead | New Alresford | New Milton | Newtown | North Waltham | Northington | Odiham | Old Basing | Otterbourne | Overton | Ovington | Ower | Owslebury | Petersfield | Pikes Hill | Pilley | Plaitford | Portchester | Portsmouth | Preston Candover | Ringwood | Romsey | Rotherwick | Rowlands Castle | Selborne | Setley | Shawford | Shedfield | Silchester | Soberton | Sopley | Southampton | Southsea | Southwick | Sparsholt | St Mary Bourne | Steep | Stockbridge | Stuckton | Sway | Tadley | Tangley | Tichborne | Tidworth | Titchfield | Totton | Twyford | Upper Chute | Upper Froyle | Upton Grey | Warsash | Waterlooville | Well | West Tytherley | Wherwell | Whitchurch | Whitsbury | Wickham | Winchester | Winchfield | Wolverton | Woodlands | Yateley