The exterior walls of your property are intended to provide superior levels of protection from the elements; specifically moisture. However, you might have noticed that they have recently been soaking up large amounts of water. Why is this the case? Should you be concerned? What potential damages can occur if left unchecked? Finally, why is […]
The exterior walls of a home are meant to stand up to a great deal of wear and tear over time. In fact, they represent the first and most important barrier between our families and changing weather conditions. Unfortunately, cracks in outside walls can and will appear from time to time. These cracks are unsightly […]
There is no doubt that hidden dangers within a home will often cause the greatest concerns. One perfect example of this observation is dampness. A damp environment can lead to mould growth, it can exacerbate allergies and it can cause physical damage to materials such as wood and upholstery over time. This is why spotting […]
While we should never judge a book by its cover, the simple fact of the matter is that the exterior of a home or an office will have a massive impact upon its overall visual appeal. Still, beauty is more than skin deep. Modern exterior wall coatings are associated with a wealth of interesting benefits and some are more apparent than others. What are the main benefits and how can these dramatically impact your property?
Take a few moments to consider some of the main physical threats to your home. Situations such as floods, fires and burglaries will likely come to mind. It is therefore ironic that some of the most profound long-term risks arise from factors that could very well be invisible to the naked eye. Excess moisture can […]
Causes of dampness and mould can simply be caused by excess fluids of moisture that can’t escape. All homes, despite their age contain moisture within. Building materials should allow moisture to move downwards and spread out from wet to dry areas to prevent dampness build ups. Dampness can be avoided by increasing ventilation and increasing […]