The basic signs of damp are blistering paint; discolouration of paint; damp/wet spots; musky smell; stains on your ceiling; wet carpet and rotting skirtings.
Lateral damp is usually from a source too difficult to control and only an expert with a thermal imaging camera and in some cases a moisture metre detector will evaluate the difference in rising and lateral damp.
Damp can cause structural problems and pose serious health risks – so make sure your home is damp proofed properly now.
Many types of waterproof membrane systems are available.
Certificates & Guarantees
Being the leaders in our field we have vast knowledge on both material products and installations and are therefore able to provide our clients with approved certification and backing from The Damp Proofing and Waterproofing Association of South Africa (DWASA) as well as the Master Builders Association (MBA).
Roof tiles or slates will usually last from 20 to 40 years, depending on local climate, the quality of the tiles, quality of installation and with regular maintenance. If your roof is over 20 years old, it should be inspected yearly.
We can provide you with a total solution to your drainage requirements:- Fin drain; Soak ways; Storm water drains; Surface drainage; French drains. We provide versatile, site-specific drainage solutions that can be designed especially for your project.
Surveys & Investigations
Using thermology combined with radio frequency Damp Guru is able to address all faults in a fast and non-destructive method of damp detection. There's no need for expensive and invasive stripping of plaster.
The best time to install a rainwater tank is when you don't need it. Fitting your tank at the beginning of your wet season will ensure that you have as much water as possible to sustain you during the dry season.