Damp Proofing and Timber Treatment in Southampton
We have specialists, trained surveyors and as a business have over 50 years’ experience in providing top flight property care services. We pride ourselves on providing customer satisfaction and good quality workmanship.
Benefits of having a Survey through Timberwise
Reliable Damp and Timber Surveys
Local To You
Fast Response Time
Treatments Provided By Timberwise
If you are having problems with dampness then contacting the specialists is the best course of action to take. To ensure you have the right treatment for either damp, woodworm and dry rot it is important to have a survey from the property care experts to diagnose the best way forward.
Areas We Cover in Southampton
Southampton is the largest city in the Hampshire and also has largest port in the region as well. Timberwise cover a number of places in Southampton including Andover, Basingstoke, Blackwater, Eastleigh, Farnborough, Fleet, Havant, Lymington, New Alresford, Porchester, Stockbridge, Winchester, Whitchurch and many more!
The worst month for wet weather in Southampton is January and has an average of 80mm of rain. It is important for properties to have protection against floods as heavy wet weather can cause damaged gutters leading to potential penetrating damp. Once the building has been affected penetrating damp, structural damage can occur and further property care issues such as wet rot and woodworm.
How Damp Proofing is Carried Out By Our Specialists in Southampton
Our local team of specialists in Southampton provide damp proofing solutions for damp issues such as rising damp, penetrating damp as well as condensation. To get rid of damp from your property the first step is to book a survey with your local qualified surveyor.
Once the damp survey has been booked, the PCA qualified surveyor will provide a full inspection of both the interior and exteriors of the building. The damp and timber specialist will assess for:
- The type of damp problem
- The cause of the damp issue
- What method of damp proofing could be used to treat the issue
Once the inspection has been completed by the surveyor, then a detailed damp and timber report will be compiled and sent to the client explaining all the treatments that could be used to get rid of the damp problem. At Timberwise we have a number of damp proofing treatments including adding a damp proof course, Dri-Wise System and electro damp proofing.
Woodworm Treatment in Southampton
Damp issues can lead to timber issues such as woodworm, which is a major issue for both residential and commercial property owners alike. For the woodworm treatment to be effective then the beetle must be correctly identified.
There are a number of different types of woodworm beetles that can cause structural damage to your property from the common furniture beetle to the deathwatch beetle. Timberwise has a team pf specialist woodworm surveyors who have a large amount of experience in identifying and treating wood boring insects.
Southampton Dry Rot Experts
Dry Rot is a real problem for many property owners and if not treated promptly can cause serious damage. Dry Rot is a unique type of fungi which has the ability to progress through the property and destroy the structure of timber’s leaving the property structurally weakened.
There are a number of signs to look out for with dry rot – the easiest being the pizza like appearance of the fruiting body. The orange spore dust from these fruiting bodies can also be the first indication that the property owner may have dry rot present.
A thorough inspection by the Timberwise team is the most efficient way of solving the problem. The surveyor will not only check for dry rot but also any other types of rot as well as the possibility of damp.
Reviews From Our Customers
Contact Southampton Damp Proofing Specialists
If damp, rot or woodworm are causing problems for your property in the Southampton area then contact Timberwise. Having property care problems in should be treated by a qualified surveyor. We have a number of accreditations including members of the Property Care Association, Which? Trusted Trader and Check a Trade so you can be assured that the work carried out by our team will be to the highest of standards.