How to Prevent Condensation in Your Home

Condensation is a very common problem in many homes, and it can be such a nuisance. Windows can steam up due to condensation; wallpaper can peel and even lead to mould forming, which can cause a foul smell. This blog post will share some key ways you can prevent condensation from forming in your home. … Continued

Damp Proof Membranes – How Do They Work?

Does your property suffer from damp? Have you thought about installing damp proof membranes before serious damage is done to your building’s infrastructure? This blog post will explain damp-proof membranes in homes and why they are so effective. We will provide you with a clear explanation and showcase what is expected to happen in your … Continued

The Lifecycle of a Woodworm

A key cause of structural damage in damp homes revolves around the woodworm. This post will look into the lifecycle of a woodworm, and provide advice on what to look for in your home to determine the age of your woodworm. When you know the age of the woodworm in your home, you can decipher … Continued

5 Ways To Spot External Damp On A Property

External damp might not be as obvious as internal damp. There isn’t any wallpaper to check; however, there are some ways to spot external damp on your property. This blog post will help you identify external damp on your property, in five different ways. We will also discuss what your next step should be when … Continued

How does damp cause structural damage?

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Are you ignoring the damp in your home or building? When different types of damp are left untreated, it can cause severe damage to the structure of a building. This blog will explore the reasons why you should tackle damp issues early on to prevent expensive damage being caused. Specifically, we will discuss the impact … Continued

Managing Condensation – Our top three tips

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This blog post will provide you with three tips to help minimise and manage condensation in your home. The aim here is to help you prevent the need for additional damp treatment in the future. The tips will include ensuring appropriate ventilation, wiping away moisture regularly and closing the doors to moisture-rich rooms such as … Continued

What are cold-curing synthetic resins?

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Used during wood-boring repair, this blog post will explain what cold-curing synthetic resins are and how they are effectively used for damp protection. This post will also show the experience Cotswold Treatments has, and we will provide additional information to help you make up your mind about each solution. What are Synthetic Resins? Synthetic resins … Continued

What is involved in a damp survey?

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As one of the services offered by Cotswold Treatments, this blog post will explain what happens during a damp survey. It will explain the steps surveyors take to identify the issue including a general inspection to determine the current structure of the walls and whether damp prevention techniques have been used before. If you want … Continued

The 3 types of damp explained

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We offer a wide range of proven solutions to prevent, control and in some cases eradicate damp, but did you know that there are different types of damp? This blog post will highlight three main types of damp, including condensation, rising damp and penetrating damp. We will also discuss how you can minimise the risk, … Continued