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Type A Waterproofing

Type A waterproofing is a crucial technique used to protect buildings from water damage, and it plays a vital role in preserving the structural integrity of properties. This method involves using waterproof membranes and water-resistant coatings. London Damp Solutions specialises in Type A waterproofing services, ensuring that your property remains dry and secure from damp issues arising. By applying these techniques, we help safeguard your investment, preventing water ingress and the potential issues associated with dampness.
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What Is Type A Waterproofing?

Type A waterproofing is an important aspect of construction and building maintenance, particularly in regions prone to heavy rainfall or flooding. This method of waterproofing is designed to create a barrier against water ingress from the outside, ensuring that the structure remains dry and free from water damage. Type A waterproofing typically involves the application of waterproof membranes or coatings to the external surfaces of a building or structure, effectively sealing it against moisture penetration.

One of the primary objectives of Type A waterproofing is to protect the structural integrity of the building by preventing water from seeping through walls, foundations, or other vulnerable areas. This method is commonly used in basements, underground structures, and below-ground constructions, where the risk of water infiltration is high. By creating a waterproof envelope around the structure, Type A waterproofing safeguards against a variety of potential issues.


The Type A Waterproofing Process

Type A waterproofing is a process designed to shield buildings from water damage. It involves preparing the surface, applying waterproof membranes and water-resistant coatings, setting up drainage systems, and sealing potential entry points for water. The goal is to create a robust barrier against moisture. Regular inspections and maintenance are crucial to ensure the long-term effectiveness of the waterproofing system. This method is essential for protecting properties from the challenges of moisture and water.

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Why Choose Us

London Property Preservation is a local and trusted firm in the areas in and around London. With a strong passion for helping our customers combined with our great attention to detail, you can rest assured that your property is in the right hands.
Damp Solution Specialists
Our team of staff is highly knowledgeable when it comes to finding and removing dampness from your home. With many years of experience in providing damp solutions and proofing services, our team is the go-to company for any damp problems.
A Family-Run Business
London Property Preservation is a close-knit, family-run business of which we are openly proud. With open communication between the team, our services are seamless, efficient, and reliable.
Solutions That Are For The Future
At London Property Preservation, we understand that dampness can be a reoccurring issue if the root issue is not amended effectively. Our mission is to protect our customers’ homes from dampness, in the present as well as the future.

What Our Customers Say

James was very professional, kind and courteous! His expertise helped put our minds at rest regarding our enquiry. Should we require anything further in the future we will not hesitate to contact James and Co.
Cliff Tate
Cliff Tate
James arrived on time, was very thorough in his investigating and informative. We would definitely use again if need be.
PA Jones
PA Jones
We have used London Property Preservation Ltd on a couple of occasions recently and have had a very positive experience. Everyone is so helpful and polite, appointments kept and any concerns always answered immediately. The work that was carried out was done to a very good standard and the properties have been left clean and tidy at the end of the job.
patricia wolf
patricia wolf
Terribly disingenuous, do not use! We asked London property preservation to sort a bit of damp in our lower ground in 2020. I did not want much upheaval as I had tenants in the house. They promised us all would be sorted with little disturbance and they would guarantee the work. I got a quote, accepted it (not cheap, but o they offered a guarantee). Once they arrive on site they told me there were additional works. They showed a video, again, we agreed and paid, no questions asked. Water started coming in again... it took ages for them to answer emails (the server was apparently down), I then had to pay for them to look at the damage and now they are coming up with every excuse in the book to wiggle out of repairs. It clearly is the area they repaired, the same problem as before. I paid, I kept all reports and videos. These are not honest trades men. Don't use them.
Brijesh Patel
Brijesh Patel
Excellent customer service from Denise from the start to the end. Work was done to a high standard & also would like to mention surveyor James who pinned pointed the cause of damp. Thank you all.
Dilith Nanayakkara
Dilith Nanayakkara
LPP, specifically Jim, provided exceptional service, promptly resolving my damp issue. Highly recommended for their professionalism and expertise.
Richard Chapman
Richard Chapman
Must say thanks to Jim and his team for doing a fantastic job on my dry rot issue. They were always on time and very courteous. The work was of a very professional quality. Will definitely hire them again.
Jack Robins
Jack Robins
I noticed a damp patch on my wall and contacted a few local damp companies to come and carry out a quote. I chose to go with London Property Preservations recommendations due to their fair price and above average customer service, they answered any and all questions and concerns I had. The works were done within schedule & the operatives were clean, tidy and polite. I'll definitely use them and recommend them to others.

Our Process

The team at London Property Preservation understands that finding dampness in your home can be a worrying and distressing time. This is why we put great importance on providing a service that is efficient, simple, yet still accurate and reliable.
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The first step for anyone worried about dampness in their home is to get in touch with a friendly member of the team. From there, they can help you arrange a free damp survey, based on your date and time requirements.
A Specialist Will Survey & Investigate Your Home For Damp
Once the damp survey has been scheduled, one of our damp specialists will be around on the specified date to begin the investigation process. This will be as hassle-free as possible, to ensure there are minimal disruptions in your home.
A Plan For Damp Removal & Damp Proofing Will Be Put Together
After our specialist knows exactly what work needs doing and what the cause of the dampness is, they can then put together a plan. This will go through what method of damp proofing needs to be taken, as well as extra recommendations to avoid any future issues.

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Buildings Requiring Type A Waterproofing

Type A waterproofing is primarily required for buildings and structures that are at risk of water infiltration, especially those that have below or ground-level floors. This includes basements, cellars, underground parking garages, retaining walls, podium decks, and below-ground spaces like utility rooms. These areas are particularly vulnerable to moisture and Type A waterproofing acts as a protective shield against water damage. Whether it’s to safeguard your home’s cellar or basement or to ensure the longevity of underground structures like subways, Type A waterproofing is essential in preserving their structural integrity and preventing potential issues caused by water infiltration. Trusting specialists with experience is the key to ensuring your property remains safe and secure.


Benefits of Type A Waterproofing

Type A waterproofing offers several advantages for property owners. First and foremost, it provides a defence against water infiltration, ensuring your building remains dry and structurally sound. By preventing moisture from entering the property, it safeguards against the potential development of mould, mildew, and other water-related issues that can harm both the building’s integrity and indoor air quality. Additionally, Type A waterproofing can increase the overall lifespan of your property, saving you money on extensive repairs and maintenance in the long run. It also enhances the resale value of your property, as prospective buyers are more likely to be attracted to a building with a proven waterproofing system in place. Whether it’s protecting your basement, cellar, or other below-ground spaces, the benefits of Type A waterproofing are far-reaching, providing peace of mind and preserving your investment.

Types of Damp Proofing

Basements are more prone to receiving dampness than other areas in a home, and therefore, basement waterproofing is a popular process for the team here. Rejuvenate your basement into a usable or living space by damp proofing.
Our plastering and replastering services allow your walls to be revived from dampness. There are many possible causes for dampness occurring on your walls, which is why we put such a strong focus on providing leading-quality plastering services.
We specialise in providing solutions and treatments for any wood or timber surfaces that are struggling with dampness. Utilising the latest techniques and equipment, you can rest assured that London Property Preservation will take care of your dry rot treatment requirements.
Rising damp, although rare is very important to treat sooner rather than later. This type of dampness can cause structural damage in the long run and should be looked at by professionals as soon as possible.
Basements are more prone to receiving dampness than other areas in a home, and therefore, basement waterproofing is a popular process for the team here. Rejuvenate your basement into a usable or living space by damp proofing.
Condensation is one of the biggest causes of dampness in UK homes, which is why condensation control solutions are crucial if your home is struggling with the correct levels of ventilation.

Signs of Water Damage

Identifying signs of water damage is crucial for property owners to address issues promptly and prevent more extensive and costly repairs. Common indications include visible stains, peeling or bubbling paint, musty odours, warped materials, sagging drywall, mould growth, water stains on ceilings, foundation issues, standing water, and unexpected spikes in water bills. These signs may vary in severity, but early recognition is essential to mitigate further damage. Ignoring these warning signals can lead to structural problems, compromised indoor air quality, and increased repair expenses. If any of these signs appear in your property, it’s advisable to consult with professionals who can assess and rectify the underlying water damage issues.

Frequently Asked Questions

Waterproofing is of utmost significance in London due to its consistently high levels of rainfall and humidity. Effective waterproofing plays a pivotal role in shielding your property against water-related issues, such as damage, dampness, and mould growth, ultimately safeguarding its longevity and structural stability.
Damp proofing predominantly addresses concerns related to moisture and rising damp, while waterproofing is primarily concerned with fortifying structures against water infiltration. Both are indispensable to maintain a dry and healthful environment within your property.
Absolutely, London Property Preservation offers its services for a wide range of properties, including residential and commercial. Our professionals possess the knowledge and experience to address the distinct needs of various types of buildings.
The timeline for a typical project can fluctuate depending on factors like the size of your property, the scope of work involved, and the specific services required. Following our initial assessment, we will provide you with a comprehensive project timeline to keep you informed.

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At London Damp Solutions, we invite you to connect with us for all your damp-proofing needs. Our team of experts is ready to provide tailored solutions, ensuring your property remains safe and dry. Whether it's damp surveys, dry rot treatments, or plastering, we are just a call or message away. Don't let dampness compromise your property's integrity. Reach out today for professional assistance.

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