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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Unfortunately, in the majority of cases, your insurance will not cover you in the case of a damp problem like rising damp or condensation. This is because damp usually falls under the category of ‘gradual deterioration’, which most buildings, contents and landlord insurance policies do not cover.
A new study from Privilege Home Insurance has revealed that damp is a major issue putting off potential buyers and renters from submitting an offer on a property.