Damp Proofing in Leeds

Our team based in Yeadon on the outskirts of Leeds are the leading timber and damp specialists in the region and we prevent and treat all types of damp and timber issues to the highest of standards. Timberwise has been helping Yorkshire property owners solve damp related issues for over 50 years.
The damp problems that can occur within your property are rising damp, penetrating damp and condensation. We also specialise in treating woodworm and dry rot issues.

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Covering the following areas: Batley, Boston Spa, Bradford, Brighouse, Castleford, Cleckheaton, Denby Dale, Dewsbury, Gomersall, Guiseley, Halifax, Harrogate, Hebden Bridge, Hemsworth,  Holmfirth, Horsforth, Huddersfield, Hull, Ilkley, Knareborough, Keighley, Knottingley, Leeds, Mirfield, Normanton, Otley, Pontefract, Pudsey, Shipley, South Elmsall, Shipley, Tadcaster,  Wakefield, Wetherby, York and Yeadon to name but a few places!

Timberwise is recognised as a company you can trust with building repairs and property care preservation for all types of housing from domestic residencies to larger commercial projects.

Leeds Property Care Services

Leeds developed a major city through engineering, wool and iron industries, however, in more recent times Leeds has become center of financial and legal centres outside of London. In keeping with other major industrial cities, there was a demand for housing.

The type of housing created in the Victorian period still exists today which means they are most likely to be affected by dampness. The properties that existed in Victorian times are prone to dampness due to the construction methods not including a damp proof course at that time.

Timberwise Leeds provide their good reputation for quality and service continues to spread throughout Yorkshire. Timberwise care for the properties of many high profile customers in the area including those of York City Council, Samuel Smiths Brewery and Kirklees County Council.

How Damp Proofing Is Carrying Out?

At Timberwise, we are specialists in providing damp treatment for properties in the Leeds area. Dampness can occur in your property for a number of reasons, penetrating damp for example usually occurs due to poor external defects (damaged rainwater goods). Our DriWise damp proofing injection cream to the electro osmotic damp proofing we have the best damp treatment systems suit all properties.

Leeds surveyor inspecting for dampness=

Having damp in your property can cause further serious issues to your problems such as wood rot which can cause more structural damage to buildings. Unlike wet rot which is localised, dry rot can spread throughout the property if the correct treatment isn’t applied as soon as possible.

By having a survey through Timberwise, our surveyors can identify the type of timber decay issue and provide the most efficient solutions to the problem.

How Woodworm Treatment is Carried Out?

Wood-boring insects can also structural damage in buildings, so the identification process is important as there are a number of different types of woodworm beetles. The most common form of woodworm beetle is the ‘Common Furniture Beetle’ which attacks softwood while the ‘Death Watch Beetle’ affects hardwood.

Man treating timbers for woodworm

Having a woodworm survey by our Leeds team can identify the woodworm infestation affecting your property and then if necessary, provide woodworm treatment. All treatments carried out by Timberwise come with a long term guarantee you can be assured that all work is produced to the highest of standards.

Leeds Damp and Timber Case Study

A recent case study carried out by our Leeds team were to inspect a property located in Yeadon for damp and timber issues. The property had a damp and musty smell occurring which is the most prominent sign that damp was occurring in the property.

Leeds damp and timber surveyor meeting client

Another sign that damp was present was the internal walls were being affected by high levels of moisture content. From the inspection, the surveyor also noted there was no damp proof course installed which is one of the main reasons why rising damp is present.

If the damp problem was left untreated then more serious property care issues can occur such as dry rot. In order to rectify the issue, the Timberwise team decided tanking a cellar would be applied onto the walls. A cavity wall membrane system was also applied to ensure full guarantee that the damp would penetrate through the surface.

What Our Customers From Leeds Say?

Rachel AvatarRachel

The surveyor was extremely knowledgeable and helpful : she filled me with confidence in the service. The installers were so polite, prompt, helpful and cleaned up afterwards. I could not have been more pleased. Having dealt with other contractors at different properties in the recent past, I would definitely recommend Timberwise in Leeds. - 12/12/21 

Phil AvatarPhil

Ryan was polite, efficient, explained what he was doing and left the place clean and tidy - 13/11/21 

Jim AvatarJim

Within 24hrs of submitting my original enquiry about a damp issue and sending in a photo of the mould growth, my issue was resolved in a single phone call. Top service! - 03/11/21 

Richard AvatarRichard

Had a new dampcourse put in and their technician Ryan did a great job of removing and reattaching the skirting boards with minimal damage and very little mess left over afterwards. Would recommend the sevice. - 27/10/21 

Contact Our Damp Specialists in Leeds

Our timber and damp specialists are fully qualified with both CRST and CSSW qualifications so you can count on our team to provide you with specialist advice and the most effective solutions for treating damp and timber preservation. We are a PCA registered company and a Which? Trusted Trader member so you can be assured that we will provide a first class service for you and your property.

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If you are worrying about damp or any other property care issues discussed then request a survey our team in Leeds. You can give the Timberwise Yorkshire team a call today on 0113 208 9146.

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Timberwise (UK) Ltd – Leeds
Kirkfields Business Centre
Kirk Lane
LS19 7ET
Tel: 0113 208 9146
Email: leeds@timberwise.co.uk