Blogs tagged: Damp

Condensation And Mould In Dwellings

condensation mould
Condensation can affect any type of house or flat.  High levels of condensation can discolour decorations, cause mould growth and in the worst cases lead to dry rot as well as affect the health of the occupants ... read on .....

Mould Under Your House? Chartered Surveyor Doug Snell MRICS Investigates

Sporophore mould fungus

On a recent visit to discover why someone's timber floor was beginning to "dip" Chartered Surveyor Douglas Snell found a chain of unhappy events everyone should be wary of.  Read More >> 

Guttering problems in RICS building survey in Watford

Finlock guttering photo 2

Leaking concrete gutter?  Douglas Snell explores the problems with "Finlock" concrete guttering:

Most of us are familiar with the plastic or older iron guttering that edges our roofs to catch the rain and safely divert it into a drain or soak-away.  But unless you have owned a house built between the 1950’s and 1970’s, you may not have come across “Finlock” guttering.... Read More

Condensation: the silent house destroyer

Mould in loft space

Rotten floors, roof joists, window frames and even asthma are some of the extreme results of the silent house destroyer; condensation.