How much does damp proofing cost in London?

How much does damp proofing cost in London?

How much does damp proofing cost?

Damp proofing costs Cost + VAT (Range low – high) Average cost
Damp proofing cost per metre £50 – £75 £60
Damp proofing course £250 – £1,500 £850
Damp proofing external walls cost £750 – £2,500 £1,500
Damp proofing cellar / basement cost – tanking £30 – £60 per sqm £45 per sqm

How do I find a good damp proofing company?

Here are a few of the things to look for when you are choosing a damp proofing company:

  1. Experience – How long has the company in question been in business?
  2. Service – What types of services do they offer?
  3. Guarantee – How long is the guarantee offered, and if so, is it backed up by an insurance scheme?

How much does it cost to damp proof a room UK?

Costs vary widely between different areas and different suppliers, but a rough average is around £70 per metre of wall being treated, or around £280 per wall. Across a whole house, the costs may then rise to several thousand pounds if you need to treat every wall.

What is the best damp proof treatment?

The most effective and economical way to treat rising damp is with a damp proofing injection cream. You can choose between complete kits or individual cartridges of cream from leading brands such as Kiesol C and Aida. The cream is injected or hand-pumped into specially-positioned holes in the mortar course.

Do builders fix damp?

Elite Builders London offers Damp Proofing services that are performed by our Builders in London in Greater London.

What happens if a surveyor finds damp?

If the surveyor believes there is a serious damp issue he will have placed a retention on his valuation. This is where is agrees the property is worth the offer you have made but would not recommend paying the full sum until the possible damp is inspected by a specialist.

How many years does a damp proof course last?

20-25 years
Typically, a physical damp proof course lasts for 20-25 years and can fail due to it not being fitted properly or deterioration. If a damp proofing course has failed then this could potentially lead to rising damp. Rising damp is the movement of moisture through the walls and floors by capillary action.