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How to Stop Condensation

Properties in the UK can become damp for a wide variety of reasons. We are often asked how to stop condensation in flats and houses and the answer is more simple; humidity control. However controlling humidity and condensation does require positive input from those living in the property

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Damp Proofing Portsmouth

Damp proofing Portsmouth & Southsea’s Victorian houses. For years residents of the UK’s only island city have been counting the cost of damp proofing Portsmouth and Southsea’s Victorian houses. Many homes have been treated with high-pressure injection fluids and tanking slurries in the attempt to fight rising damp; but it keeps coming back!

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Treating Damp Basement Walls in Southsea

Treating damp in basement walls has been an essential part of utilising space in many Southsea homes for many years. Large sea-front properties are generally positioned just a few feet above sea-level and have large half-cellars, which have formed part of the living area since construction way back in the 1860’s. Of course most of […]

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Treating Woodworm in Chichester Cottage

Woodworm in Chichester and in many of the old buildings in areas surrounding it is rife. PermaFix have recently completed an extensive programme of timber preservation and wood replacement to get rid of wood boring insect infestation and wet rot decay in a fabulous old thatched cottage in Chidham, West Sussex.

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Wall Tie Installers Overlook Portsmouth

Sat on the peak of Portsdown Hill sits a dozen prestige properties with stunning views that overlook Portsmouth and its historic harbour.  ‘Millionaires row’ might be sat on one of Hampshire’s most sought after locations but the exposure of the buildings to high winds and sea air offers little by way of protection from a […]

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