Is Heavy Rain Causing Damaging Damp In Your Home?

heavy rain causing damp and mould problems

Does your home tend to suffer from damp spots after stormy weather, heavy rain and wind, you live in a unsheltered area or one exposed to wind driven rain? If yes, It could be down to two possible causes, either your home is a solid wall construction, and the moisture is seeping through to the […]

Removal Claims: Cavity Wall Insulation & Japanese Knotweed

Housing Disrepair Removal Claim Cavity Wall Insulation Japanese Knotweed

Has your home suffered damage from faulty cavity wall insulation (CWI) or Japanese Knotweed (JKW) encroaching on your home? You can make a removal claim Housing Triage, cover two types of claims that could be affecting your home, CWI which was inappropriately installed in many homes and now is causing problems with damp and mould. […]

Cavity Wall Insulation – Can it Add Value or Reduce Value to your home?

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In this post we look at how in some cases you can add value to your home through the installation of Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI) but also look at how in some circumstances it can actually end up reducing the value as well as causing problems to your beloved home, that could end up costing […]

Why A Cavity Wall is Important and its Advantages and Disadvantages.

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What is A Cavity Wall? A Cavity Wall is a type of wall construction, where there is an empty gap or cavity left between two layers of brickwork, it is also known as a Hollow Wall. The gap between the two layers of brickwork known as the inner leaf and outer leaf. In modern constructions […]

Cavity Wall Insulation Removal – Does it Add or Reduce Value of Your Property

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In this post we discuss the reasonings as to why you Cavity Wall Insulation removal may be beneficial from your home, looking at the possible problems that some homeowners may face after they have had it fitted. What is Cavity Wall Insulation? Cavity Wall Insulation is the number one way of reducing heat loss from […]

6 Amazing Alternatives to Dodgy Cavity Wall Insulation.

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A Brief Outline of Cavity Wall Insulation A Cavity is a gap or empty space, in this case its between two layers of a brick wall, the interior and exterior. Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI) is the process of filling this gap with cavity wall insulation materials such as, blown mineral fibre, Polystyrene beads / granules […]

Cavity Wall Insulation, Are All Homes Suitable for Installation?

faulty cavity wall insulation

What is Cavity Wall Insulation? Cavity Wall Insulation is the filling of the gap between the internal wall and external wall of your home with insulative material, usually a polystyrene or wool based filling. Houses built in the last 10 years will have been built with insulation, similar to the insulation in your attic, big […]

Cavity Wall Insulation The Positives and Negatives

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What is Cavity Wall Insulation? Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI) is the process of filling the ‘gap’ or cavity between two layers of brickwork with an insulative material, sometimes a foam board or sometimes a material made up of beads is injected into the wall. The material used depends on whether the building was built with […]

Condensation Problems After Cavity Wall Insulation Installed

mouldy damp wall

Why this has happened Cavity Wall Insulation is the insulation between the wall inside your home and the wall outside. Houses built in the last 10 years will have been built with insulation, similar to the insulation in your attic. Older houses were built with a solid wall. However, houses built after the 1920s were […]

Removing Cavity Wall Insulation – A Great Idea or Not?

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We look at the signs that you should look out for in case your Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI) isn’t working properly and consider whether it is the best cause of action is removing cavity wall insulation? What Are The Benefits of Cavity Wall Insulation? After loft insulation, CWI is the next best thing in terms […]