Damp and blocked cavity

Second hole

At one of our recent workshops we were alerted to a damp problem in an Edwardian house in North Shirley. The side (SW facing) wall had cavity insulation fitted approximately 20 years ago. The damp is just above the skirting  running the length of the hallway which is adjacent to the south west wall. There … Read more

Damp solid floor


Typically in larger Victorian and early 20th century properties there was a room at the back of the house called the scullery. This was where a maid would do work such as laundry, washing up etc. Due to the amount of water from spillage and condensation, these rooms usually had solid concrete floors, as timber … Read more