Damp Proofing In Northern Ireland

Are you home owner, home buyer, builder, damp proofer or DIYer and are worried about the condition of a property? If YES, our team has put together their most frequently asked questions about damp proofing in Belfast and throughout Northern Ireland to our fully qualified surveyor Patrick Toner C.S.R.T | C.S.S.W.

How much does a DPC cost in Belfast and Northern Ireland?

The average cost of a (DPC) damp proof course treatment, installation and associated works in Belfast and through out Northern Ireland would approximately be £3,750 for an average sized property.

What happens if rising damp is left untreated?

If rising damp is left untreated the effected walls and skirting boards will continue to deteriorate and get worse creating uninhabitable properties. Mould growth can germinate and structural timbers may become infected by wood rot causing risks of hazard. 

Is a damp survey worth it?

Yes, as having a damp survey carried out by a specialist C.S.R.T damp surveyor from Toner Damp Proofing Ltd would determine what type of damp a property is effected by and what type of remedial works is required preventing unnecessary works and costs.

Where do damp surveyors check for damp?

Qualified specialist damp surveyors from Toner Damp Proofing Ltd would inspect low down on load bearing walls and skirting boards for signs of rising damp and through out a whole property including roof spaces depending on what type of damp the specialist surveyor diagnoses.

How does DPC Cream (damp proofing cream) work?

(DPC) Damp Proofing Cream works by injecting into the pre drilled 12mm diameter holes spaced at 4 inches a part, once injected the active ingredient in the DPC cream spreads through the pores and capillaries of the mortar and cures to create a barrier against rising damp.

Can you sell a house with rising damp?

When selling a property suffering from rising damp the new buyer may want the rising damp works fixed before the purchase or the cost of the rising damp works to be deducted from the house purchase price.

Can rising damp be fixed?

Yes rising damp can be fixed. A specialist company like Toner Damp Proofing Ltd can diagnose and fix all types of damp defects.

Can DPC be injected into brick?

Water based DPC fluids are injected into the brick work and DPC cream is installed into the mortar bed off the walls to be treated.

What is the best DPC Cream?

No Hydro Damp Proof Cream and Dryzone Damp Proof Cream are the best DPC creams to use for the treatment of rising damp.

How long does a damp proof course (DPC) last?

Using products that Toner Damp Proofing Ltd use – No Hydro Damp Proof Cream or Dryzone Damp Proof Cream a damp proof course should last approximately 25 years.

What do I do if I find rising damp?

If you find rising damp contact a specialist dampproofing company like Toner Damp Proofing Ltd with a fully qualified surveyor dampness in buildings for advice on the actions needed to treat the rising damp

Damp Proofing In Northern Ireland

Toner Damp Proofing Ltd have carried out damp proofing in Northern Ireland homes for over a decade, our surveyor is fully qualified through the industry’s widely recognised trade body The Property Care Association (PCA) and are Trustmark registered.

Toner Dampproofing Supplies Ltd – One Stop Damp Shop

Toner Dampproofing Supplies Ltd, supplying the industries most effective products to the public and commercial companies.
We are based in Belfast, Northern Ireland and offer technical advice on all our products and the installation of the products as well as consultation services in the design of below-ground waterproofing systems. CAD drawings are available on request.