Allerton Damp have been serving York for over 40 years. We are experts in damp proofing and have the local knowledge to quickly get to the root of any problem.
We offer a full range of damp solutions, including:
With over 172 days of rain a year, damp proofing in North Yorkshire is essential. There are numerous ways that water can enter your building and cause damp, some of the most common are:
Without proper damp proofing, water can enter your home and begin to spread through walls via capillary action. This damp in your home can cause wood rot, attract woodworm and cause a whole host of other costly damage.
Rising damp, the most common type of damp in York, is the process of water entering a home by soaking in an upward direction, through brickwork and mortar. Certain building materials are porous, such as brickwork and stonework, which means that they can absorb moisture, which transfers to other nearby building materials via capillary action. Consequently, when rising damp occurs, it can damage large areas of your property.
Penetrating damp occurs when water enters a building by passing horizontally through building materials. It’s most common in basements as the earth surrounding the external walls always holds some degree of moisture. As this moisture can spread throughout your property, it’s important to get this treated immediately.
The key signs of damp are:
Our chemical damp proof course, exclusive to the ALLDAMP range, can be used retrospectively on properties throughout York. This intelligent damp treatment adds a water-resistant quality to the mortar between your property’s brickwork.
We’re so confident in its damp proofing ability that, 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, prventing 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.
Perfect for all projects, including waterproofing basements, the ALLDAMP damp proofing membrane creates a barrier and cavity between the existing brickwork and wall surface. The membrane can be plastered over and works effectively to prevent future damp penetration.
Both rising and penetrating damp can damage structure’s integrity and, if left untreated, cause extremely costly repairs. Condensation and the mould which forms because of it, can also threaten your health.
Dry and wet rot damage woodwork, floors, and timber in properties, causing floors to collapse if left untreated. They make the building dangerous and can lead to expensive repairs in the future.
If you see any signs of damp, get in touch with a damp proofing expert immediately. The sooner you speak to a damp proofing specialist the sooner you’ll have peace of mind that your building’s structure has not been compromised.
Allerton Damp have been damp proofing York for over 40 years and are industry leading experts in the area. Our CSRT Surveyors and specialists provide high-quality property repair and improvement services throughout the York area. With us, you know that your home or property is in safe hands. Don’t just take our word for it; discover what our customers have said!
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.
Whatever your needs, a member of our Customer Care Team will be happy to hear from you. They are trained in all areas of our work from damp proofing to cellar conversions and will aim to help you as far as possible at the initial stage. They’re friendly, approachable and they always have time to discuss your property needs.
With local knowledge and (just as importantly) local people on our team, there’s a reason we’re the popular choice…
OUR YORK OFFICE
Popes Head Court Offices,
01904 295 337
How much does damp proofing cost?
The cost of damp proofing will vary depending on the size of your project, damp issues and treatment required.
For the most accurate price get in touch today. We’ll have a damp expert survey your property and give you a transparent quote.
How long does damp proofing take?
Damp proofing takes varying amounts of time depending on the size of your property. A small project can take anywhere from 2-5 days to complete. For the most accurate project timeline, have an expert survey the location and provide you with a precise timescale.
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