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Controlling Condensation and Mould in a Cellar

12 October 2011

Black mould and damp are two dangers that the elements can pose to your home, but did you know that a lot of the time,...

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Ignore that leaking bath seal at your peril!

22 August 2011

Here we have a photo case study from one of our surveyors that highlights the dangers of ignoring leaking bath and shower seals. An insurance...

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Surveyors Fotofile: Plaster fungi in a South London pub

18 April 2011

At Timberwise our surveyors are experts in identifying various forms of fungal decay from well know rots such as Dry Rot and Wet Rot through...

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Help stamp out damp with our damp advice

17 March 2011

Damp is one of the most common problems in UK property. Ignore damp at your peril – it quickly leads to mould and mould in...

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Cowboy damp proofers sentenced after damp proofing scam

10 December 2010

A gang of rogue traders have finally faced justice after tricking pensioners out of a total of £1 million for damp proofing work that was not needed....

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Powder Post Beetle in a hardwood floor

8 December 2010

In recent years it has become increasingly popular to remove carpets from our homes and replace with solid wood flooring. A worthy investment as it...

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Surveyors Fotofile: The tell tale signs of a woodworm problem

25 May 2010

Today’s surveyor photo shows the tell tale signs of a woodworm infestation. It was taken by a Timberwise surveyor whilst surveying the loft of a...

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Woodworm advice – trust the woodworm treatment specialists

17 May 2010

Now that the  warmer weather is upon us we have seen a rise in the number of people asking for our advice with woodworm related problems. ...

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Surveyors Fotofile: House Longhorn beetle damage

29 March 2010

House Longhorn beetle (Hylotrupes bajulus) Today’s photo looks at damage caused by one of the least common types of woodworm found in the UK  –...

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Radon Gas Advice – Keeping your family safe and sound

9 March 2010

Did you know that you are exposed to Radon Gas everyday? Did you also know that your home could be harbouring this odorless killer and...

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