At Allerton Damp we provide professional damp proofing services across Yorkshire, and have been doing so since 1983. With over 40 years of experience of damp proofing Selby, you can trust us to provide you with exceptional services in your property. If you are in North Yorkshire and looking for a solution to any condensation problems, damp walls or rot issues, then you have come to the right place.
Working in Selby is a pleasure, the area is filled with interesting architecture and historic properties that we are more than happy to work on. We have an extensive range of services that we offer to the people of Selby, ensuring that all jobs are professionally undertaken and finished to the highest quality. Our services include:
If it’s a long lasting solution to damp problems that you are looking for, then get in touch with Allerton Damp today. We have a friendly and professional team on hand to answer any questions you may have. We also offer a completely free of charge damp proofing survey, so we can find the source of the damp problem and offer you a solution before you make any commitments.
Having damp in your property can lead to problems for both the building and those who spend an extended amount of time there. As soon as damp is noticed, it is important to call in the experts. The longer that damp is left, the worse the problem can become and therefore you are much more likely to see the detrimental impacts.
When damp gets into your property, if not treated in a timely manner, it can begin to spread into woodwork and plaster. This will cause crumbling plasterwork, which can eventually lead to the structure of your wall deteriorating. When the damp has successfully entered your property, the surrounding material can also begin to absorb the moisture. This includes wooden materials, which can lead to wet rot decay setting in, if left untreated. Damp walls greatly reduce the ability for them to insulate the building effectively. This means that it will take more energy, time and money to heat your property.
A damp home can provide an ideal environment for fungal microbes to thrive, which can cause mould to grow on walls and ceilings. Various types can develop, though it is black mould in particular that can be damaging to your health. This is especially dangerous for those who are more vulnerable such as children, adolescents, elderly people and those with existing health conditions. Black mould can aggravate asthma and other respiratory problems. As well as this, it can negatively impact your immune system which makes you more susceptible to other dangerous illnesses.
Rising damp is an issue we come across commonly when damp proofing Selby. Rising damp occurs when a building is in contact with the ground and the dampness from this is drawn up into the walls. This happens through ‘capillary action’ which describes the natural movement of moisture on a microscopic level via a porous material. This moisture is then absorbed by adjacent brick and plaster, leading to damp spreading to further areas.
Penetrating damp is another variation of damp that impacts buildings throughout Selby. Most commonly this is a problem in cellars or basements that have earth retaining walls which can cause the adjacent brickwork to absorb water from the surrounding ground. This will eventually reach internal wall surfaces, causing damage to plasterwork.
Our chemical damp proof course, exclusive to the ALLDAMP range, is suitable for most properties throughout Selby. The intelligent damp treatment can be applied retrospectively and adds a water-resistant layer between your building’s brickwork.
When installed by Allerton we can guarantee its effectiveness for 20 years.
A specially-formulated render additive which acts as a water inhibitor and plasticiser. When carrying out plastering inside homes, our staff use ALLDAMP Render Additive, turning their plasterwork into a damp proof barrier to future water ingress.
ALLDAMP Render Additive is used in most Allerton repair projects. With this system, homeowners can redecorate and furnish with the confidence that damp will not return in future.
A specially-designed wall covering, which creates a damp proof surface over which plasterboard and plaster can be applied. The ALLDAMP damp proofing membrane creates a damp proof barrier and cavity between the existing brickwork and wall surface, preventing future damp penetration.
ALLDAMP Damp Proofing Membrane is an incredibly versatile product which is suitable for use above and below ground. It is our go-to product for carrying out basement waterproofing projects.
When you spot damp in your home or business, call damp proofers in Selby as soon as possible. The longer you leave damp untreated, the more likely it is that the problem will spread. Not only this, but it also becomes a lot harder to treat, taking more time and therefore costing you more money.
Speak to a member of the team now on 0330 111 3377 or click the button below to get an online quote.
An experienced and professional Allerton Surveyor will visit your home to see the problem and discuss your needs
Your Surveyor will provide a clear, plain English report to you describing the problem, showing what we propose to do about it and telling you what it’ll cost
Your project is handed over to our knowledgeable Project Management Team who’ll hold your hand from the start to the finish of the work
Our service doesn’t end when our damp solution Technicians have left. We issue a 20 Year Guarantee with our qualifying work!
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We invited Which? to assess our working practices and our standards of customer service. As part of the Which? assessment process, we had to pass a series of rigorous tests conducted by trading standards experts. We are proud to say that we passed our assessment with flying colours and so we became Which? Trusted Traders.
As a Which? Trusted Trader, you can expect the highest standards of service and customer care from us. To see what our customers say about us, please visit our testimonials page.
At Allerton Damp, we are professional damp proofing Selby experts with years of experience and expertise that cannot be beaten. When you choose us to fix your damp issue, you can be confident that your property is in safe hands. Our professional team will do everything they can to resolve the problem, whilst respecting your home and completing the project as quickly as possible.
With local knowledge and (just as importantly) local people on our team, there’s a reason we’re the popular choice…
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How much does damp proofing Selby cost?
Cost varies when it comes to damp proofing Selby, depending on the damage as well as the size of the property. Having your property professionally surveyed is essential when you are suffering from a damp issue. This means that you will get an accurate quote for the work that needs to be done, as well as allowing the professionals to come up with an effective plan of action.
How long does damp proofing Selby take?
All work undertaken by Allerton Damp is completed as quickly as possible. We always aim to complete all our work in the time our surveyor specifies after evaluating the property. This varies according to the size of the damage and the property, with smaller jobs taking as little as 2-5 days. There also needs to be time set aside for the further drying once the wall is plastered to ensure all the work is effective.
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