Damp and Mould investigation in Wiltshire

Damp and Mould investigation in Wiltshire

Assessing the indoor air quality In this article, we discuss our most recent project where we were instructed to carry out an assessment of the indoor air quality in relation to selected biological contaminants. The building we were called to assess was a two storey terraced town building which was built back in the 1970’s [...]

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Assessing Indoor air quality in relation to biological and non-biological contaminants

Assessing Indoor air quality in relation to selected biological/non-biological contaminants

Is indoor air quality contaminated? Most recently we travelled to Somerset where we were asked to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality in relation to selected biological and non-biological contaminants. The property was a residential building which dated back to the 1930’s. The current owners had occupied the property for approximately 13 years. [...]

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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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Assessing the extent of water damage in Newcastle

Assessing the extend of water damage in Newcastle

Dental practice suffering from water damage Newcastle was home to our next project, a dental practice which was suffering from water damage and damp. We were called in to assess the extent of the water damage, identify the root cause of the damp and recommend suitable remediation measures.  The dental practice we were assessing, was [...]

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Indoor Air Quality Assessment in Keighley

Indoor air quality assesment in Keighley

Implications of poor indoor air quality Our clients choose us because of our professionalism and high standards of quality within our work. Clients understand that the indoor air quality of their properties is extremely important. There are numerous contributors to poor air quality such as chemicals, mould, particulates and poor ventilation, and the improvement of [...]

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Conducting a damp survey in Birmingham

Conducting a damp survey

Evidence of damp in a residential property From our experience it is very common for residential properties to suffer with damp and mould. This can be for many reasons including; poor indoor air quality, water damage from leaks and as a result of building materials not drying properly for example plastering. Our next client contacted [...]

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Mould contamination due to building structural failure

Old period buildings often suffer from small structural failures due to ground subsidence, timber sagging or material deterioration. These common failures are usually quickly recognised and repaired by the property owners. The situation get sometimes a bit more complicated if properties are tied in long term maintenance contracts. Even though the maintenance companies are trying [...]

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Hidden mould and severe respiratory irritation

My recent investigation into indoor air quality problems has lead me to a very nice residential property. The family living in this rented property have been experiencing respiratory problems since they moved into the property some 6 months before. Particularly affected were two young children who were suffering with severe respiratory irritation to the point [...]

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Hidden mould in ceiling cavity

My recent investigation into indoor air quality problem took me to a nice Victorian London property. The family living in this rented accommodation has been suffering from respiratory irritation since they moved into the property about four weeks prior my visit. Main concern was regarding their  daughter’s health who was suffering with severe coughs, eye [...]

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