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  - Damp Problems
  - Condensation
  - Cellar Conversion
  - Timber Problems
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• Damp Proofing
• Timber Treatment
• Condensation Cures
• Cellar Conversion


Extent of inspection



Accessible timbers will be inspected for woodboring insect attack. Roof timbers will be inspected if safe access is available. This means a suitable ladder or steps and a large enough loft access trap that can be opened without damaging the surrounding decorations. Floor timbers will be inspected where accessible. This means that fitted carpets will not be lifted and furniture will not be moved, by us. Floorboards will not be lifted, unless they are loose. Staircase timbers will be inspected, except that again carpets will not be lifted and soffits to the underside often prevent inspection of those timbers. Any visual evidence of timber decay will be reported on. External joinery will not normally be inspected. Accessible surfaces of internal joinery will be visually inspected. Internal and external observations will be taken, and comments on general building defects likely to affect internal timbers will be included where appropriate, in the report, if submitted.



Types of Problems


The most common causes of damage are by the follwing 4 culprits:

Woodworms
Dry Rot
Wet Rot
Other Beetles



Inspections Damp Proofing Timber Treatment Condensation Cures Cellar Conversion
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We are experts in timber treatment, condensation cures, damp proofing and cellar conversions. We work in London and throughout the Home Counties area, mainly in Essex and Hertfordshire. We are a well-established family firm, and have built our business on our good reputation. Our work is carried out by our own staff and is usually backed by a long-term insurance-backed guarantee.   Our modern lifestyle with dishwashers, washing machines and showers, as well as cooking, adds up to a lot of moisture in the air. And our modern houses with their double glazing and draught proofing offer little opportunity for the moisture to disperse.   RegencyHDT
Suite 210 Mill Studio Business Centre
Crane Mead
WARE
Hertfordshire
SG12 9PY
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(T) 01462 459964
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