When it rains heavily and water collects on the ground, the walls of your house can sometimes absorb this excess moisture which can rise up through the walls, making large sections of your home prone to damp.
Discover how you can win the battle against rising damp.
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Contrary to its name, woodworm is in fact a generic term that refers to various types of woodboring beetle and larvae commonly found throughout the UK. These little pests can attack almost any type of timber, from furniture and floorboards to joists and rafters, and can cause serious structural damage if left untreated. Fortunately, woodworm is fairly easy to spot as the beetles leave distinctive exit holes and a powdery dust on the wood’s surface.
Damp in the home not only looks unpleasant but can have serious consequences to your health and the safety of your property.
Damp starts with a build-up of moisture and can come in many different forms, each of which requires a different type of treatment. To help prevent damp problems before they begin, follow these simple tips our experts at Croft Preservation have put together.