An often overlooked process in home improvement is damp proof membranes. Whether to fix and existing problem or prevent future issues, damp proof membranes are a great way to ensure your flooring stays moisture free. Damp can cause your flooring to lift, crack and blister and if left untreated it can become very costly to replace.
Consequences of Damp Flooring
Leaving damp flooring unattended can lead to a wide array of consequences. It can seriously affect the appearance, lifespan and overall performance of the finished floor. Damp is perhaps the most frequent cause of most flooring problems sometimes forcing the entire floor to be replaced. However, in some properties, such as listed buildings, the flooring can not be changed, which makes damp proof membranes all the more important. Buildings built before 1965 are also at risk as laws had not yet been passed to make waterproofing mandatory. Areas with heavy foot traffic (warehouse, hospitals etc) are also vulnerable and their longevity can be greatly extended with damp proof membranes.
Installing damp proof membranes prevents any moisture present in a subfloor from rising up to the floorcovering and destroying the entire installation. There are various reasons why dampness can occur, from poor building work to water leaks. We have a range of solutions to stop issues such as rising damp and can offer both speed and quality of service at very competitive prices.
Contact us for Further Information on Damp Proof Membranes
If you would like to protect your home and would like to more information about damp proof membranes feel free to contact our friendly team who will be more than happy to assist with any of your enquiries. Whether you want to protect your property against the perils of damp or fix an existing problem we will do our best to find the right solution for you.