Finding the root cause of reoccurring rising damp

Finding the root cause of reoccurring rising damp

Dental practice with a history of rising damp Our next client contacted us as their property had a history of long term rising damp. It was our job to then attend the property and conduct an assessment of the indoor air quality and a damp survey in order to find the root cause of the [...]

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Indoor Air Quality assessment and damp survey

Indoor air quality assessment and damp survey

Contaminants in the indoor atmosphere In today’s article we discuss a recent project where we conducted an assessment of indoor air quality and a damp survey. Our client contacted us as the occupants of a flat had reported strong damp related odours, these odours were strongest in the master bedroom en-suite. The occupants had also [...]

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Mould investigation at a development site

Mould investigation at development site

Evidence of mould contamination  A large developer contacted us and requested us to evaluate an occurrence of mould contamination on a new development site. The development is a former large factory which is being refurbished into a combination of retirement residential apartments, care units and a range of welfare facilities for the elderly. Due to [...]

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Damp and Mould survey in Cardiff

Damp survey in Cardiff

History of damp at a dental practice Cardiff was home to our latest project. There were concerns regarding damp so we were invited along and asked to evaluate the extent of the water damage to the property, identify the root causes of the damp and to recommend the most suitable remediation measures.  The investigation would [...]

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Assessment of Indoor Air Quality in a residential property

Assessment of Indoor Air Quality in a residential property

History of poor indoor air quality Our next project took us to Northampton where we were invited to a residential property and instructed to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality in relation to selected biological contaminants. The property itself is a two-storey residential property with external brick walls and a pitched tiled roof. [...]

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Damp and Mould survey in Sheffield

Damp and Mould survey in Sheffield

History of reoccurring mould We were invited to a Dental practice and instructed to carry out a mould inspection and damp survey in Sheffield. The practice staff have reported musty and damp related odours in the kitchen area. The purpose of this inspection was to evaluate the extent of the water damage in this area. [...]

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Mould survey and damp investigation in Keighley town centre

Mould surveys in Bradford

We were off to Keighley, Bradford for another mould survey.  A two-storey, end terrace town building with traditional stone external walls was suffering from damp and mould contamination is several areas. The building was made up of several clean rooms, equipment storage rooms, a small but welcoming reception, toilets, and a staff room. The building [...]

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Water condensation on concrete ceiling causing mould contamiantion

Mould to ceiling

Our journey took us to Wiltshire on this mould investigation. We inspected a three-storey town building which had been converted into a dental practice for damp, mould contamination and air contamination. This building has a long-term history of humidity and mould problems on the ceilings throughout the property. Although none of the staff working in [...]

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Mould contamination of neglected army flats

mould contamination in neglected flats

I have carried out a mould investigation in a series of neglected army flats which were due to refurbishment. Concerns have been raise by the redevelopment contractor that the levels of mould in the flats exceed to what is generally considered acceptable. The employees working on this project were concerned that their health might be [...]

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Mould contamination in rented property

mould due to leaky window

Every person is entitled to decent and healthy living conditions. This is particularly true in rented accommodation where the landlords have a duty to ensure that their properties are fit for purpose and do not represent a health risk to their occupants. I have recently inspected a London apartment where the landlord seriously neglected his [...]

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