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Four Conversion Ideas for Your Basement

Four Conversion Ideas for Your Basement If you’re lucky enough to have a basement in your home then you’ll know the amount of extra space it can provide, but perhaps you’re thinking your basement has some untapped potential that you haven’t explored yet. A basement conversion can add a lot of value to your house, [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Rising Damp

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Rising Damp Rising damp is a problem you may face if your home or commercial building was constructed with brick. Luckily, our team at Mercian Preservation can help you guard against this problem with damp proofing treatments. If you suspect you do have rising damp, don’t hesitate to contact us. Waiting [...]

How to Spot Rising Damp

How to Spot Rising Damp Rising damp can substantially damage your home or property. However, if you don’t have the proper experience, you may overlook early signs of its presence. You don’t want this to happen. Obviously, overlooking rising damp could cost you a lot of money in the long term if you have to [...]

How to Get Rid of a Moisture Problem

To get rid of a moisture problem in your home, you have to find out what is causing the issue. That is why you need to contact a company that handles damp issues and knows how to treat these kinds of problems.   Rising Damp: How It Can Happen One of the most common types [...]

How to Approach a Dampness or Rot-Related Issue for Maximum Effectiveness

Water simply has a way of working itself into your home and can do so in a number of ways. Water can penetrate through defective features such as gutters, window seals, and roof coverings, but it can also travel upward from the ground, and if your home lacks an effective damp proofing system, the eventual [...]

You Can Protect Your Home from Damp

No matter how well your home was built, it is still susceptible to damage from damp and rot. This does not have anything to do with the structure and stability of your home, but rather the environment and area in which you live. While you can’t do anything to change the weather in Dudley, you [...]

Damp Proofing and Wood Rot Treatment Can Help to Save Your Home

Having problems with creeping damp can really negatively impact your home. When you have damp problems it can lead to your house become a breeding ground for mould. This has the potential to make you and your family sick, so it is definitely something that you want to take steps to avoid. This same damp [...]

How to Protect Your Property from Wood Rot and Fungal Growth

Wood rot, fungal growth, and moisture issues can quickly become serious problems. If these issues are left untreated, the problem may spread throughout your property. You may even experience structural damage. Wood rot and fungal growth are often caused by excessive moisture, rising damp, or penetrating damp. The sooner you find and address the problem [...]

What are the advantages of damp proofing your property?

Damp is a common problem that many people have to deal with in their properties, especially in older properties that don’t have a modern damp proofing course installed. While it may be easy to ignore small damp patches or little clusters of dark mould on the walls, damp can quite easily become a larger issue [...]

Preserving the Past: Dudleys Historic Landmarks

The history of the Black Country is a rich tapestry and the town of Dudley is very much a part of it. As one of the main boroughs of the area, Dudley has seen its fair share of history, some of which is still visible to us today. With this in mind, we’ve made a [...]