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Rising Damp Treatment In London

Secure your London property against damp with our proven damp proofing solutions tailored to London's unique climate.

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PCA Damp Inspection Proofing Specialists London

About Rising Damp

We stand at the forefront of rising damp solutions, led by our team of PCA Qualified experts.


With a keen understanding of the unique challenges posed by London's climate and building structures, we offer tailored rising damp treatments designed to restore the integrity of your property and ensure a healthier, more comfortable living environment. 

Work with us to tackle your rising damp head-on, delivering reliable solutions that stand the test of time.

Why Work With Us

  • PCA Qualified Professionals: Our team comprises PCA Qualified experts, ensuring that your rising damp concerns are addressed by qualified professionals.

  • Innovative Techniques: We employ cutting-edge techniques and technologies to combat rising damp effectively. From advanced moisture detection methods to innovative damp-proofing treatments, we provide you with the most efficient and long-lasting solutions.

  • Customer Satisfaction Guarantee: With a focus on customer satisfaction, we ensure transparent communication, reliable service, and attention to detail throughout.


For Same Day Emergency Services Call Us Now On: 020 7733 3533

Rising Damp Proofing Techniques

  1. Damp Proof Course (DPC):

    • A physical barrier typically installed during construction to prevent rising damp from ascending through walls. DPCs are commonly made of materials such as bitumen felt, plastic, or slate.​

  2. Chemical Damp Proofing:

    • This technique involves injecting chemical solutions, such as silicones or silanes, into the masonry to create a damp-proof barrier. These chemicals penetrate the pores of the masonry, forming an impermeable layer that prevents moisture from rising.

  3. Electro-Osmotic Damp Proofing:

    • Electro-osmotic damp proofing utilizes an electrical charge to repel moisture and prevent rising damp. A series of electrodes are installed in the affected walls, and a low-voltage electric current is applied, causing water molecules to move away from the wall surface.

  4. Surface Coatings:

    • Surface coatings, such as waterproof paints or cementitious coatings, are applied directly onto the interior or exterior surfaces of walls to create a waterproof barrier. These coatings effectively seal porous surfaces and prevent moisture ingress.

  5. Cavity Wall Insulation:

    • In cavity wall construction, an insulating material is placed within the cavity between the inner and outer walls. This insulation not only improves thermal efficiency but also helps to reduce the transfer of moisture, mitigating the risk of dampness.

  6. External Tanking:

    • External tanking involves applying a waterproof membrane or coating to the external surface of below-ground walls or foundations. This technique prevents groundwater from seeping into the structure, effectively waterproofing the below-ground areas.

  7. Land Drainage Systems:

    • Land drainage systems, such as French drains or perimeter drains, are installed around the perimeter of a property to redirect groundwater away from the building foundations. By efficiently managing surface water, these systems help to prevent dampness in basements and lower levels.

  8. Ventilation Improvements:

    • Proper ventilation is essential for controlling moisture levels and preventing condensation-related dampness. Installing mechanical ventilation systems, such as extractor fans or passive air vents, helps to improve air circulation and reduce humidity levels within the property.

What Our Clients Say


Tiles were letting by water in bathroom causing damp issues below. New shower cubicle and tiles installed. Was extremely happy with the work carried out. The office kept me up to date and the engineer was extremely knowledgeable and very pleasant to communicate with. Defo recommend.

Louise F

I'd spoken to various companies about the ongoing damp issues in my flat, but nobody was really able to get to the source of the problem until Redring sent over a damp specialist. Finally the issue has been fixed and my walls and ceilings look as good as new. Highly recommend.

Jack B

I met Stephen of Redring this week, by coincidence, a situation popped up where he could help the following day. He and Redring have been knowledgeable, quick to attend and swift in follow up - I couldn't have asked for more. Thank you Stephen and everyone at Redring for such great service.

London Areas
We Serve

Brixton, Camden, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth and Westminster.

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All Damp Services

  • Damp Diagnosis and Inspection

  • Damp Proofing

  • Rising Damp Treatment

  • Condensation Control

  • Penetrating Damp Repair

  • Basement Waterproofing

  • Cavity Wall Insulation

  • Mold Remediation

  • Timber Decay Treatment

  • Dehumidifier Installation

  • Ventilation Solutions

  • External Wall Coatings

  • Gutter and Drainage Maintenance

  • Property Surveys and Reports

  • Damp Prevention Advice

  • Leak/Damp-Related Repairs

  • Damp Guarantees and Warranties

  • Humidity Control

  • Structural Drying

  • Damp Education and Awareness

  • Extractor Fan Installation

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