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Damp Proofing

Damp proofing your home is highly necessary and imperative for keeping your home damp and mold free, especially those homes located in the UK with the dramatic shifts in seasons, with sudden shifts from hot to cold, damp proofing is something we should all consider.

We stock a range of damp proofing high quality products from leading damp proofing market manufacturers including Visqueen and Cyproc.  Using a damp proofing membrane is a fantastic solution for prevention and they are easy to install, easy to handle and flexible allowing the product to cope with structural movement and to last the duration of the building's lifetime of which it is being installed. Damp proofing membranes are fixed to internal walls before plastering to act as a preventive measure or after the source of a damp problem has been rectified.

Damp Proofing Membranes are manufactured from low density polyethylene of which is used as a damp proofing solution by successfully preventing moisture penetration from floors and walls.  For 100% protection use your damp proof membrane together with a jointing system on your targeted area.  Perfect for use as an over-site membrane on top of a concrete base preventing the movement of water or vapour to protect the concrete layer underneath.  

Choosing Your Damp Proofing Product

Our Visqueen Damp Proofing Course products are ideal for this damp proofing task as they prevent moisture from external sources entering into brick and block work.  CE Marked EN14909 and conforming to BS6515, you can be sure you are using the highest quality products when purchasing your damp proofing products from us.  Our damp proofing course products are easy to handle, versatile, durable and cost effective and available in a range of widths from 100mm, 150mm, 225mm, 450mm and 600mm all by 30m length.  Our Damp Proofing Course products can be used for both horizontal and vertical application to restrict both upward and horizontal water movement from external elements 

If you have any questions at all regarding our damp proofing solution products then please feel free to give us a call, send us an e-mail or join us on live-chat where we will be of course happy to help or provide any further advice.  

When deciding on the correct damp proofing solutions, ensure you are researching into the right product to best prevent damp from occurring. We provide damp proofing solutions such as the damp proofing membrane, which has been produced using a high-quality design and mechanism, using reprocessed low-density polyethylene, which has proven a successful choice for preventing damp from occurring. The fabric in which damp proofing membranes have been constructed, are a proven damp prevention solution and are impervious to moisture and salts. They are fixed easily into internal walls previous to damp occurring or after the damp are has been dealt with to prevent further damp from occurring, this makes the damp proofing membrane the optimal choice for all your damp prevention and proofing needs, other materials you can use include damp proofing paints, tanking slurries and water resistant renders.

Installing A Damp Proof Membrane

1) If you are installing your damp proofing membrane after a damp problem or you are just adding as an initial prevention method start by removing the old plaster work and bring back the local area to its original masonry.

2) Cut the damp proofing membrane to size

3) Place your damp proofing membrane on the wall whilst folding around the corners

4) Fix the membrane in place with special membrane fixing plugs once you have ensured a tight fit and corners are folded.

5) Seal all joints and with damp proofing tape

Once you have selected your damp proofing course or membrane why not browse our other damp proofing products including Acrylic Roof Coating, water proofing cements and other water proofing coatings to complete your damp proofing project. 

Uses

When considering purchasing damp proofing materials for your home, there are a number of things to consider, for example, damp proofing walls. Damp proofing walls is highly important as when dampness occurs in the walls of your home, this is never a positive occurrence, damp is both ugly and unhealthy for yourself and your home. When damp walls occur, this can have extremely negative impacts on things such as your breathing, your skin and the smell of your furniture and clothing. Damp walls can also create a catalyst for flaking paint, crumbling plaster, and many other unsightly issues, and can occur due to a number of different reasons such as; condensation, defective roofing, cavity wall insulation and other things. Due to these reasons, damp proofing can ensure your home remains cosy and keeps its integrity and value intact. However, there are a number of things to consider when choosing the correct damp proofing for your home.

In conclusion, damp prevention is highly necessary in UK homes, as damp can occur at any moment and destroy your floors and walls. Damp proofing is inexpensive and can also save you hundreds of pounds in foundation and wall repairs, therefore tackle the issue before it has occurred.=

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