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The A- Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd

A is for…… Anobium punctatum – The Common Furniture Beetle (Woodworm)

In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists, A is for…… Anobium punctatum – The Common Furniture Beetle (woodworm). Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd recently sent our timber specialist surveyor to survey a local...

N is for Nitrates and Rising Damp

In this installment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd, N is for Nitrates and Rising Damp. In the vast majority of cases we use our experience and moisture profiling techniques to determine whether the dampness in your home is, in fact, rising...

O is for Owners Can Help

The A-Z of Damp & Timber from Atlantis Damp Proofing Specialists... O is for Owners can Help Themselves In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, O is for Owners can Help Themselves. With the long weekend ahead of us, we...

Q is for Quality of Internal Air

In this instalment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd, Q is for Quality of Internal Air. As part of our business we deal with solving condensation problems. Most of us spend a lot of our time indoors and the toxic mould associated with...

R is for Recommendations and Referrals

In this installment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd, R is for Recommendations and Referrals. At Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists, we are very proud of the positive reputation we have built. We are committed to continuing to build...

S is for Sub-floor ventilation and condensation

In this episode of the A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, S is for…… Sub-floor ventilation and condensation. Sub-floor ventilation and condensation is one of those things you may see referred to in a Home Buyer surveyors report. It is an...

T is for TrustMark

In this instalment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing, T is for TrustMark. Through TrustMark, Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd push for greater consumer protection. What is TrustMark? TrustMark helps to bring customers and trades together. TrustMark is...

U is for Underground Waterproofing (Basement/Cellar Conversions)

U is for Underground Waterproofing (Cellar/Basement Conversions) In this installment of our A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd, U is for Underground Waterproofing (Cellar/Basement Conversions) Did you know that here at Atlantis Damp...

V is for Ventilation to Stop Condensation

In this instalment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing… V is for ventilation to stop condensation. Ventilation simply refers to the movement of air between the inside and outside of a building. It is essential for indoor air quality as you need a movement of air to...

W is for Wall Tie Failure and Replacement

W is for Wall Tie Failure and Replacement In this episode of our A-Z of Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, W is for…… Wall Tie Failure and Replacement What is a wall tie? If your home was built between 1920 and 1981, it's probably of cavity wall...

B is for…… Builders Beware

In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists, B is for…..Builders Beware. Atlantis Damp Proofing recently sent our expert surveyor to survey a local property near Knutsford, Cheshire. The property was a beautifully renovated...

C is for…… Condensation

In this installment of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists, C is for…… Condensation. Condensation is by far the most common cause of dampness in buildings. Furthermore, it probably accounting for the majority of damp problems reported. At...

D is for…… Diagnosing Dry Rot

In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists, D is for…… Dry Rot. Dry-rot fungus is often thought of as a building cancer, rampaging through buildings and rapidly destroying any timber in its path! Dry rot can lurk behind the...

E is for…… Expertise and Experience.

In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, E is for…… Expertise. We have over 20 years’ experience in the damp proofing and associated specialist plastering techniques. You can rest assured that you will find the expertise...

F is for… Freya the Female Surveyor

F is for…… Freya the Female Surveyor. In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, F is for…… Freya the Female Surveyor. We hope that you have got the strong impression from looking at our website and any direct dealings...

G is for… Garden in your Gutter

G is for..... Garden in your Gutter (causing internal damp) In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd. G is for…… Gardens in your Gutter (causing internal damp).  We recently visited a property in Northwich, Cheshire to...

H is for Hygroscopic Salts and Replastering a Damp Wall

The A-Z of Damp & Timber from Atlantis Damp Proofing and Timber Specialists Ltd - H is for Hygroscopic Salts In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, H is for…… Hygroscopic Salts and re plastering a damp wall. What are...

I is for Interstitial Condensation

I is for Interstitial Condensation  In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, I is for Interstitial Condensation. Dampness problems associated with condensation and mould growths occur in many buildings yet they are not...

J is for Jamie Watkins

J is for Jamie Watkins In this instalment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd, J is for Jamie Watkins. Who is Jamie Watkins? Hello everyone! My name is Jamie Watkins and I am owner and Managing Director of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber...

K is for Kinds of Wood Boring Beetle (Woodworm)

In this instalment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd, K is for Kinds of Wood Boring Beetle (Woodworm). How can you tell your Common Furniture Beetle from your Death Watch Beetle? Your Powderpost from your Long Horn? In our next blog, K is for……...

L is for Listed buildings

L is for Listed Buildings and the use of Electro Osmosis. In this instalment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd, L is for Listed Buildings and the use of Electro Osmosis. Today we went to survey a beautiful sandstone cottage in Tarporley,...

M is for Mortgage Reports (Pre-purchase Damp & Timber Surveys)

M is for Mortgage Report (Damp & Timber Pre-Purchase Survey). In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, we see how M is for Mortgage Report (Damp & Timber Pre-Purchase Survey). Ask yourself: Has dampness been noted on...

P is for Property Care Association (PCA)

P is for PCA In this episode of the A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, P is for…… Property Care Association (PCA). As members of the Property Care Association (PCA), we assure you that we are fully qualified to investigate, survey and...

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W is for Wall Tie Failure and Replacement

W is for Wall Tie Failure and Replacement In this episode of our A-Z of Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, W is for…… Wall Tie Failure and Replacement What is a wall tie? If your home was built between 1920 and 1981, it's probably of cavity wall...

read more

S is for Sub-floor ventilation and condensation

In this episode of the A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, S is for…… Sub-floor ventilation and condensation. Sub-floor ventilation and condensation is one of those things you may see referred to in a Home Buyer surveyors report. It is an...

read more

V is for Ventilation to Stop Condensation

In this instalment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing… V is for ventilation to stop condensation. Ventilation simply refers to the movement of air between the inside and outside of a building. It is essential for indoor air quality as you need a movement of air to...

read more

T is for TrustMark

In this instalment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing, T is for TrustMark. Through TrustMark, Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd push for greater consumer protection. What is TrustMark? TrustMark helps to bring customers and trades together. TrustMark is...

read more

R is for Recommendations and Referrals

In this installment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd, R is for Recommendations and Referrals. At Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists, we are very proud of the positive reputation we have built. We are committed to continuing to build...

read more

Q is for Quality of Internal Air

In this instalment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd, Q is for Quality of Internal Air. As part of our business we deal with solving condensation problems. Most of us spend a lot of our time indoors and the toxic mould associated with...

read more

N is for Nitrates and Rising Damp

In this installment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd, N is for Nitrates and Rising Damp. In the vast majority of cases we use our experience and moisture profiling techniques to determine whether the dampness in your home is, in fact, rising...

read more

O is for Owners Can Help

The A-Z of Damp & Timber from Atlantis Damp Proofing Specialists... O is for Owners can Help Themselves In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, O is for Owners can Help Themselves. With the long weekend ahead of us, we...

read more

B is for…… Builders Beware

In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists, B is for…..Builders Beware. Atlantis Damp Proofing recently sent our expert surveyor to survey a local property near Knutsford, Cheshire. The property was a beautifully renovated...

read more

C is for…… Condensation

In this installment of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists, C is for…… Condensation. Condensation is by far the most common cause of dampness in buildings. Furthermore, it probably accounting for the majority of damp problems reported. At...

read more

D is for…… Diagnosing Dry Rot

In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists, D is for…… Dry Rot. Dry-rot fungus is often thought of as a building cancer, rampaging through buildings and rapidly destroying any timber in its path! Dry rot can lurk behind the...

read more

E is for…… Expertise and Experience.

In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, E is for…… Expertise. We have over 20 years’ experience in the damp proofing and associated specialist plastering techniques. You can rest assured that you will find the expertise...

read more

F is for… Freya the Female Surveyor

F is for…… Freya the Female Surveyor. In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, F is for…… Freya the Female Surveyor. We hope that you have got the strong impression from looking at our website and any direct dealings...

read more

G is for… Garden in your Gutter

G is for..... Garden in your Gutter (causing internal damp) In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd. G is for…… Gardens in your Gutter (causing internal damp).  We recently visited a property in Northwich, Cheshire to...

read more

H is for Hygroscopic Salts and Replastering a Damp Wall

The A-Z of Damp & Timber from Atlantis Damp Proofing and Timber Specialists Ltd - H is for Hygroscopic Salts In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, H is for…… Hygroscopic Salts and re plastering a damp wall. What are...

read more

I is for Interstitial Condensation

I is for Interstitial Condensation  In this episode of The A-Z of Damp from Atlantis Damp & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, I is for Interstitial Condensation. Dampness problems associated with condensation and mould growths occur in many buildings yet they are not...

read more

J is for Jamie Watkins

J is for Jamie Watkins In this instalment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd, J is for Jamie Watkins. Who is Jamie Watkins? Hello everyone! My name is Jamie Watkins and I am owner and Managing Director of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber...

read more

L is for Listed buildings

L is for Listed Buildings and the use of Electro Osmosis. In this instalment of A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Specialists Ltd, L is for Listed Buildings and the use of Electro Osmosis. Today we went to survey a beautiful sandstone cottage in Tarporley,...

read more

P is for Property Care Association (PCA)

P is for PCA In this episode of the A-Z of Atlantis Damp Proofing & Timber Proofing Specialists Ltd, P is for…… Property Care Association (PCA). As members of the Property Care Association (PCA), we assure you that we are fully qualified to investigate, survey and...

read more