Author Archives: Mr. Damp

Cold Walls and Condensation 

Condensation is one of the major issues that every home commonly faces. It can cause inconveniences and could be problematic if left untreated. In this blog, we’ll dive deeper into cold walls and condensation, the best condensation solutions, and how to stop rising damp at your home for good. The last thing you would want[…]

Electro Osmosis Damp Proofing

As most of you may already know, rising Dampness is one of the major causes of early deterioration and can lead to major structural issues if not prevented immediately. Losing structural integrity due to moisture in houses and buildings is very unpleasant and, most importantly, harmful to people’s health.  Like DPC and Basement Tanking, other[…]

Basement Repair in Ireland

Dampness and Leaks are some of the most commonly encountered problems in houses and could cause a lot more issues in the future if not dealt with immediately. What causes basement dampness and leaks is untreated moisture coming from lack of ventilation, groundwater, and other exterior sources making your basement an ideal spot for leaks,[…]

Woodworm Treatment

Woodworm treatment is one of the common challenges homeowners deal with when they have a lot of wood furniture and even have wood floorings. The chances of woodworm infestation get even higher when you don’t have enough ventilation, causing leaks and damp surfaces. So you want to learn more about these notorious timber invaders, what[…]

How to Clean Mould Off Walls

Mould and Mildew are the most commonly encountered problems in-home care and maintenance simply because they could easily be found and grow anywhere. Do you know How to Clean Mould Off Walls?! You will often find them in places with a lot of moisture, such as roofs, walls, windows, pipes, and more. They start as tiny[…]

Before and After Black Mould

How to Treat and Prevent Black Mould and Mildew in Ireland in 3 easy Steps

Make sure to check out our best tips to find out the dangers of Black Mould and how to identify it! Black Mould can have adverse effects on health, cause cosmetic issues and being a general eyesore in your home or building. Whether you are a tenant or a landlord, this guide will help you[…]

The dangers of Black Mould and how to spot it.

What is Black Mould and how to spot it? Black mould or Stachybotrys chartarum is a micro fungus usually found in damp or water-damaged buildings. It releases spores while it grows by feeding on common household materials like plasterboard, grout, or damp timbers and painted surfaces. You can spot the early signs of mould in[…]

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What is Rising Damp, and how to treat it.

What is Rising Damp? Rising Damp is the movement of ground-level water up masonry walls in buildings such as homes and offices. Rising Damp problems can occur suddenly after years of not having seen any issues. This can be due to a recent rise in the water table in your area or due to a[…]