Damp Specialists Wakefield

Our work takes us all over the Wakefield area. As part of our wide range of damp proofing Wakefield services, we offer:

  • Damp proofing quotes and surveying.
  • Damp course installation.
  • Specialist basement tanking and plastering systems.
  • Cavity drainage membrane systems.
  • Cellar waterproofing and conversion.

Visit our services pages to discover our full list of damp-related solutions. Alternatively, you can call us at our Wakefield offices on 01924 637 337. We have a friendly customer services team who would love to chat about your requirements and talk through your questions. You could also complete a contact form and we’ll be able to get back in touch with you!

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Damp Proofing

Rising damp and penetrating damp can cause untold damage to any building. Whatever the extent of the problem, we offer a full complement of expert services to suit all needs and all property types. Therefore, you’ll be in safe hands with our damp proofing Wakefield specialists.

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Dry Rot

Dry rot poses a serious risk to your home and your safety. It inevitably leads to the weakening of any timber which it affects, causing eventual collapse. If you’ve discovered dry rot, you should have our experts take care of it quickly.

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Woodworm

Woodworm

Where your home is affected by woodworm, rely on our team of qualified technicians to cure the problem. Tackling a woodworm infestation quickly prevents expansion of the infestation and prevents further damage being caused.

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Property Surveys

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, or simply need to identify problems in it, our CSRT Surveyors will provide the expert advice that you need. Contact us about our no obligation surveys today.

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Damp Proofing

Rising damp and penetrating damp can cause untold damage to any building. Whatever the extent of the problem, we offer a full complement of expert services to suit all needs and all property types. Therefore, you’ll be in safe hands with our damp proofing Wakefield specialists.

More on damp proofing

dry rot

Dry Rot

Dry rot poses a serious risk to your home and your safety. It inevitably leads to the weakening of any timber which it affects, causing eventual collapse. If you’ve discovered dry rot, you should have our experts take care of it quickly.

More on dry rot

Woodworm

Where your home is affected by woodworm, rely on our team of qualified technicians to cure the problem. Tackling a woodworm infestation quickly prevents expansion of the infestation and prevents further damage being caused.

More on woodworm

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Property Surveys

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, or simply need to identify problems in it, our CSRT Surveyors will provide the expert advice that you need. Contact us about our no obligation surveys today.

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Damp proofing specialists

We have been providing high-quality property repair and improvement services for over 40 years. Wherever you are in Wakefield or Yorkshire, you can trust Allerton Damp to solve your condensation or damp problems with efficiency and confidence. Such is our confidence in our work that we offer a 20-year guarantee with our damp proofing work.

Types of Damp

There are two types of damp that can affect your home: rising damp or penetrating damp.

Rising damp

Rising damp is one of the most common and affects houses throughout Wakefield. It is a process in which water penetrates the material of your walls from the ground upwards. It occurs more often in older buildings which might lack protection against damp.  Water can rise as a result of ‘capillary action’ and make its way onto the internal surfaces of walls. When moisture has affected a wall in this way, it can spread to other nearby plasterwork and timber.

Penetrating damp

Penetrating damp affects a property in a similar way to rising damp, but rather than moisture coming from the ground upwards, it moves horizontally through brick and stonework. It is most common in basements and cellars which have walls surrounded by damp earth. Without a suitable damp proofing system, water will soak through the brickwork and cause damage over time.

Damp Treatments we use

Allerton ALL DAMP DPC Gun
CHEMICAL DAMP PROOF COURSE

Our chemical damp proof course, exclusive to the ALLDAMP range, is suitable for most properties throughout Wakefield. This 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.

RENDER ADDITIVE

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.

DAMP PROOFING MEMBRANE

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.

FOUND DAMP?

Act now

When damp is discovered, it pays to act fast. If left untreated, any source of damp can cause considerable damage to a home such as the ruin of timber flooring or internal decoration. Getting in touch with us now will help you to protect your home from further damage.

Speak to a member of the team now on 01924 637 337 or click the button below to get an online quote.

Reviews

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Allerton were exceptional at keeping in touch with me from the first phone call, right through to the quality control visit after work was completed. All the team were friendly, professional and ensured the disruption to the rest of my home whilst works were ongoing were kept to a minimum. They cleaned the site daily and ensured we were happy with progress throughout the project. Pleasure to work with.

Rebecca T

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Allerton provided a highly professional service from start to finish and did a quality job. Their expert visited the property and explained the proposed solution to condensation in a clear way. The information provided on e-mail was clear and comprehensive with an efficient e-payment system.

Richy M

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Allerton’s carried out damp treatment work on our property. They were quick, efficient and tidy. Changes to our requirements were dealt with well and nothing was too much trouble. Indeed we appreciated the hassle free way we were dealt with, the fixed quote with no “hidden extras” or later additional costs that we weren’t expecting. A great service and good work.

David H

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Very professional and reliable company to deal with, after being let down by others not turning up, it was refreshing to deal with Allerton, from arriving to survey and quote through to the finished job. The team of two who carried out the work, were very professional, polite and friendly and did a great job of the work itself and cleaning up afterwards.

Jane H

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Me and my partner cannot recommend Allerton enough. From day 1 they were professional and the level of communication from the start of the job to the final day was exceptional. Constant messages asking questions and for reassurance. A great Company for all damp proofing works but also for the additional works as well, like plastering, boarding, electrics etc.

Greg M

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Excellent service all round! We had damp proofing and a new floor installed. The communication via email beforehand was very useful. Also, the team arrived on time every day and got the job done with great results. I would recommend! Thanks again

Angela P

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Our Process

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SURVEY

An experienced and professional Allerton Surveyor will visit your home to see the problem and discuss your needs

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REPORT

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

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YOUR PROJECT

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

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AFTERCARE

Our service doesn’t end when our damp solution Technicians have left. We issue a 20 Year Guarantee with our qualifying work!

WHICH? TRUSTED TRADERS

Everyone’s seen the Which? mark on their favourite consumer products, but now Which? is applying its expertise in product testing and rating to recommend outstanding tradesmen.

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.

Contact Us To Book A Survey

When it comes to all forms of damp proofing in Wakefield, the name that you can trust is Allerton Damp. Our team of highly-trained CSRT Surveyors and PCAQ Technicians are experts in identifying the cause of damp in homes and carrying out the necessary repairs to ensure a lasting solution to the problem.

 

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With local knowledge and (just as importantly) local people on our team, there’s a reason we’re the popular choice…

OUR WAKEFIELD OFFICE

Langham House,
140-148 Westgate,
Wakefield,
West Yorkshire
WF2 9SR

01924 637 337

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FAQs

How much does damp proofing Wakefield cost?

Damp proofing work varies considerably in price, which is why it is always sensible to have an expert inspect the areas in need of treatment first. At Allerton Damp, we will always provide a full quotation or estimate to you prior to carrying out any project. Additionally, our staff are always happy to discuss the range of options available to you as, more often than not, there is more than one solution to any damp problem.

How long does damp proofing Wakefield take?

This depends on the size of the project, but generally, if a project is reasonably small, it might be possible to complete within 2-5 working days. Thereafter, we recommend that any walls which have been treated and replastered are left to dry out for a good period of time before redecoration.

Why Choose us?

40

Years In business

30,000

Satisfied customers

5

Star rated

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