Violet Cottage

The Dampness ProblemHere is a short overview of the dampness problem and some of the works done on the cottage, as described by the customer’s own words:“The cottage is a worker's semi-detached Lovelace Cottage (so Listed).  Built in 1863 of…

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Paxton Cottage

Paxton cottage, a Grade II listed 17th century timber frame Tudor cottage, is described in The Report of the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments as follows:A 17th century timber frame cottage with whitewashed brick infill; ground floor and gable of…

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Cottage with Lots of Cement

This 150 year old cottage has just been purchased recently and the new owners were looking froward to a full refurbishment. The past owners spent only the bare minimum on repairs and maintenance, so a lot of work was needed…

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Residential Building with Cellar

Here is a typical 150 year old, Victorian end-terrace house. The lady owner had some dampness problems in the cellar which she used as a gardening shed. We have done a full survey of the building and here are the…

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Atholl Cottage

This 100+ year old cottage had dampness problems for years and it felt very cold. The building didn't have a damp proof course (DPC) and the presence of rising damp was suspected.
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Thatched Cottage

This beautiful old thatched cottage from Hampshire dating back 1528 has been extensively and meticulously refurbished using sympathetic restoration methods.
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