Penetrating Damp Skene Street

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The lower areas of these two gable end rooms were seen to be affected by penetrating damp due to a build up of debris bridging the internal and external walls. Both rooms were stripped to a reasonable height where moisture levels were clear and cleared of all debris. New treated timber framing was installed along … Read more…

Wet Rot & Woodworm King Street

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A small wet rot and woodworm treatment carried out on the ground floor of a property at the north end of Aberdeen’s King Street. The wet rot issue was due to some previously leaky pipework beneath the bathroom which had been rectified, new timbers fitted and surrounding timbers brush treated with a deep penetrating fungicidal … Read more…

Woodworm Whitecairns

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Woodworm treatment carried out on the old roof void of a property beside Whitecairns, Aberdeenshire. A mild outbreak of the common furniture beetle was found to be affecting most of the roofing timbers. These were brushed down of old cobwebs, water tanks covered in a polythene sheeting, electrical points covered in polythene also. Insulation moved … Read more…

Penetrating Damp Charleston

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Charleston Nigg Farmhouse, Aberdeen An ex-farmhouse with very little preservation work carried out, the gable end of the property was found to be affected with penetrating damp. We removed the traditional lath, plaster and ‘dooks’ that were holding up the framing and replaced it with new treated timbers and foil backed plasterboard. A simple treatment, … Read more…

Dry Rot Short Loanings

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This ground floor property is part of a tenement block in the Rosemount area of Aberdeen found to be suffering from wet rot in the main section of the room, and dry rot around the floor and sub floor areas. The cause of this outbreak was due to the lead box gutters having perished over … Read more…

Penetrating Damp Rosemount Place

We were called to investigate some damp issues in this ground floor property in Rosemount, Aberdeen. External pointing work had been carried out to the gable end of the property, prior to the occupation of the current owners, which indicates a previous issue and possible ingress of water. Visibly, various areas of the internal fabric … Read more…