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Damp Surveys Ltd

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69 Reviews

Opening Hours
Today - 09:00–17:00
  • Monday 09:00–17:00
  • Tuesday 09:00–17:00
  • Wednesday 09:00–17:00
  • Thursday 09:00–17:00
  • Friday 09:00–17:00
  • Saturday - Closed
  • Sunday - Closed

About

We are booked for 6 weeks, but can help owners concerned about a recent large quote for damp proofing treatment.
Alternatively, you may be able to solve the damp problem with reference to last months cases:

https://surveyor.tips/damp-cases-feb-21-london/

Independent surveyor, RICS qualified Expert Witness and Damp and Timber surveyor through PCA + ISSE and SPAB.....
£300 fixed fee.
Surveys take about 1 - 1.5hour
Rising damp guarantee; full service with report and fee repayment if we find rising damp.

Rising damp is from groundwater. Groundwater is pumped out below tube lines - therefore virtually impossible in London.

Rising damp is misdiagnosed as:
1. vested interest from rising damp contractors,
2. it can be hard to identifying the root cause of damp,
3. applying slurry to treat rising damp hides dampness for a while. However there is a risk of ROT or MOULD.

See Which report;
https://www.which.co.uk/news/2011/12/damp-proofing-companies-exposed-in-which-investigation-274087

What we do

  • Damp proofing and timber preservation services

    • Woodworm treatment
    • Timber treatment services
    • Injection damp courses
    • Condensation and humidification control
  • Surveyors

    • Building Surveyors

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We had been having numerous damp problems at a rental property and wanted to discover the root of the problems in order to address them so we booked a report with Damp Surveys Ltd, We were staggered at the level of detail in Simon’s report, which left no stone unturned. Simon was a delight to deal with and we found the cost surprisingly reasonable, particularly once we received the very lengthy report with numerous photos and suggestions. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Simon to anyone considering looking for expert advice on all damp issues.
Karen in Greater London Posted on 19/02/2021 , work completed 18/02/2021
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Simon was very professional, arrived promptly and observed appropriate Covid precautions. He was very efficient and a pleasure to deal with. He was very thorough and took his time inspecting the property and provided a detailed report with clear recommendations. Specialist equipment was used to photograph and record water content, temperature and relative humidity in the house. He even left me a little gadget to monitor the humidity levels over a two month period. His report gave a full explanation of the findings and origins of the problem which was excess humidity caused by insufficient ventilation. I also appreciated his independent viewpoint that you probably wouldn’t get from Builder. I cannot recommend his services highly enough.
Customer in Greater London Posted on 16/02/2021 , work completed 01/02/2021
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Simon was so prompt to help speed up our buying process, he shared his findings with me a simplistic and supportive manner and was a true professional. Jane was also brilliant in the booking process. Thank you both for your efforts. I would truly recommend Damp Surveys to anyone considering them.
Customer in Greater London Posted on 07/02/2021 , work completed 02/02/2021
Very helpful and saved us a considerable sum
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We asked Simon for a survey having had one from Kenwood as a requirement of our mortgage lender. Our intention was simply to obtain a second opinion in case there was a retention on our mortgage offer. Simon's report was both detailed and informative and while we did not have a retention on the mortgage, we have now received some very useful and cost effective advice regarding damp in the property andwe feel confident that once we move in the major issues will be solved. We highly recommend Simon.
Customer in Greater London Posted on 21/01/2021 , work completed 13/01/2021
Reliable good advice
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Simon was very professional, arrived on time and conducted a thorough survey answering any questions we had. He clearly identified the problem which was contrary to our buyers damp proof company’s review. We had a comprehensive report with full detail and costing for remedial work required.
Customer in Greater London Posted on 24/12/2020 , work completed 02/12/2020
Thorough and reassuring survey of our flat
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Simon from Damp Surveys did a survey on our lower-ground floor flat, in a 100-year old terrace. His survey was thorough and detailed, and reassuringly he said there was only minor damp caused by condensation. He also suggested remedial actions, with an estimated cost for the works involved. This was all very useful - it was reassuring that the condition of the flat was not bad, and it was also reassuring that remedial works could be done quite cheaply. He also offered to speak to our prospective buyers, and they were reassured after a conversation with him. So I recommend Damp Surveys - if you have any kind of problem with damp, this survey will be money well-spent.
Customer in Greater London Posted on 30/11/2020 , work completed 03/11/2020
Simon is professional, efficient and a pleasure to deal with
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Simon is professional, efficient and a pleasure to deal with – going above and above. I cannot recommend his services highly enough.
Customer in Greater London Posted on 26/11/2020 , work completed 10/09/2020
Excellent service, professional and friendly. Would definitely recommend.
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Following a mortgage valuation report on a property I was looking to purchase I had to engage the services of a professional damp expert for a more detailed survey. Simon was recommended to me and he did not disappoint. As an independent surveyor you have the comfort of knowing he is not going to look for unnecessary work to increase his revenue. It is a fixed fee and an objective service - exactly what I needed. He took the time and care to not only explain to me what he was going to do during the survey but also afterwards kept in regular contact and produced a very professional report with his findings, recommendations and further explanations. For anyone needing expert, independent advice on any damp-related issues I would definitely recommend Simon for the job!
Customer in Greater London Posted on 20/11/2020 , work completed 06/11/2020
Reassuring Expertise with Sound Advice
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I had been concerned for some time about the presence of mold at floor level and apparent damp patches on the ceiling suggesting either leaking roof or penetrating damp. The survey was thorough and accompanied by full explanation of the findings and origins of the problems. Various solutions presented varying from simply opening windows to installing electric fans in previously unknown cavities within the building and various ways of monitoring the situation. Reassuring and competent.
Customer in Greater London Posted on 10/11/2020 , work completed 03/09/2020
Highly recommended
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Simon and his team went above and beyond. They were super kind, courteous and helpful even before the appointment and this continued to an even higher standard for the visit and subsequent report. He was highly knowledgeable, and practical suggesting cost-effective and straight forward solutions to resolve the issues to the satisfaction of me and my neighbours. In this day and age is it is truly rare to receive such good service.
Customer in Greater London Posted on 04/10/2020 , work completed 10/09/2020