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Flood Damage or Failed Damp Proof Course (Part 2)

March 29th, 2013

All posts, Damp / Rising Damp / Damp Proofing /, Flood Restoration & Drying, Guarantees, Surveying, Water Damage

So four weeks later, we returned to the property to undertake a further inspection and compare our findings to our initial report, provide a diagnosis and repair specification.

As mentioned in our first blog post (Part 1), the building displayed symptoms of a severe damp issue which appeared to be affecting the majority of… read more



Flood Damage or Failed Damp Proof Course?

March 28th, 2013

All posts, Damp / Rising Damp / Damp Proofing /, Flood Restoration & Drying, Guarantees, Surveying, Water Damage

Imagine this scenario, you’ve bought, renovated and extend your property into the prefect home, damp proofed the walls, re-plastered and redecorated.  After a few years you start to notice symptoms of damp appearing very rapidly and within days the plaster is spoiling, salting and skirting boards are beginning to decay and warp. The kitchen floor starts to crack and move and the drains backfill with… read more



Dryfix 1st provider in the UK for insured water damage repairs

May 6th, 2012

Accreditations / Associations, All posts, Flood Restoration & Drying, Guarantees, Water Damage

Dryfix 1st provider in the UK for insured water damage repairs

When you instruct a professional company to undertake work on your property, you expect to receive a high level of professionalism in both the paperwork and communication, in addition to high quality workmanship. To  guarantee a high level of service clients will look for accreditation from industry bodies as a method of ensuring theread more



Water damage – Dryfix trace and locate accurately first time.

May 1st, 2012

All posts, Damp / Rising Damp / Damp Proofing /, Flood Restoration & Drying, Water Damage

A burst water pipe can be devastating especially when it goes un noticed which unfortunately is often the case. On a daily basis we inspect properties for damp and decay and after undertaking our inspections and diagnostic investigations identifying the true cause, we are amazed at just how many of our clients have wasted both time and money in un-necessary repairs prior to our visit.… read more



Beat the freeze……. How to prevent pipes from freezing, defrosting frozen pipes and what to do if a pipe bursts.

April 25th, 2012

All posts, Energy Efficiency / Insulation Improvements, Flood Restoration & Drying

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beat the freeze…….

How to prevent pipes from freezing, defrosting frozen pipes and what to do if a pipe bursts.

A burst water pipe in your home can be devastating, when a pipe breaks it can often result in complete or partial flooding of the property damaging carpets, furnishings, plaster, decorations and personal belongings.  It… read more



Freezing pipes, Burst pipes and Water damage

April 25th, 2012

All posts, Damp / Rising Damp / Damp Proofing /, Flood Restoration & Drying, Mould Remediation, Wet Rot / Dry Rot

 Freezing pipes, burst pipes and Water Damage

A burst water pipe in your home can be devastating, when a pipe breaks it can often result in complete or partial flooding of the property damaging carpets, furnishings, plaster, decorations and personal belongings.  It is important to protect your water services both waste drainage and service water to defend against the risk of pipes freezing and bursting… read more



Effective Drying and Mould Remediation

April 21st, 2012

Damp / Rising Damp / Damp Proofing /, Flood Restoration & Drying, Mould Remediation

Water damage can be one of the most destructive forms of attack to a building and its material components.  When water ingress occurs it can cause severe deterioration to masonry brickwork or concrete walls, spoiling and delamination of plaster and decay to structural timbers.

More importantly failing to deal with water damage promptly and efficiently can have serious consequences as a client of ours nearly… read more



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