Damp and Its Effect on a Property

Damp and Its Effect on a Property

We've all heard of damp, and many of us will associate the word with damp patches round the window, discoloured and peeling wallpaper in the bedroom and mould in the bathroom; but what causes damp and how does it affect a property? As damp proofing specialists, we here at Aylesbury Damp cure have endeavoured to answer this frequently asked question below.

Common Causes of Damp

Damp is caused by many different variables, but to give you a brief overview of the most common causes, we have listed a few of them below.

- Water leaks: from plumbing, guttering and windows
- Penetrating damp
- Rising damp
- Wet or damp basements
- Condensation
- Poor ventilation

There are many different ways which you, as a property owner can prevent damp and to find out what these are, simply get in touch with the specialists found here at Aylesbury Damp Cure.

Effects of Damp on a Property

Depending on the severity of the damp in the property, this will affect the damage caused to the property itself. Minor symptoms of damp may include mould (which has been proven to affect the health of those residing in the property), and a moist atmosphere that is unpleasant and cold.

In both a domestic and commercial property Milton Keynes where there has been a significant problem with damp that has been left untreated, the effect on a property can be serious and in most cases extremely expensive to repair. Subsidence, poor structural integrity and ground movement are just some of the effects that damp can have on a property.

If you suspect damp in your property, don't leave it to get worse, get in touch with the experts here at Aylesbury Damp Cure where our professionals have the needed skills, equipment and experience to install effective damp proofing systems. So, what are you waiting for? Call us today on 01908 483 423.

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