Period Property Restoration

When it comes to renovating an historic property, whether  listed or not, if the property was built before the 1900s it would have been built using solid wall construction, with no cavity or damp proof course. As a general rule, the older the buildings the more basic the construction. For example, if the property was built with stone or brick floors, it was done to allow the passing of moisture, thus keeping the very base of the building dry. If a property has wooden floors, then this is to let air pass through and keep both the timber and the surrounding masonry dry. All old houses were built with moisture control in mind. If the process is interrupted by the use of modern materials such as cement, or non porous materials that are used in most modern buildings,  this will cause problems in the building's fabric, as damp gets trapped within the walls and floors resulting in decay of key structural elements. We have a wide knowledge of older buildings and the manner in which they work,  enabling us to keep any building dry and free from damp, as well as being  historically preserved and a healthy building in which to live.

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Shepperton
Middlesex
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