Waterproofing System Project

It’s been Premier 1st for Property Care’s absolute pleasure to assist this client over the weekend with their required waterproofing system, helping them get their waterproofing system project back on track. This client had been working with a previous contractor, who left the site and the client in despair. The rogue builder tried to convince the […]

March 18 2019 0Comment

The Basement in Bath Needed to be Watertight to BS Standards

For 100% peace of mind, our CSSW-qualified surveyor recommended the installation of a Cavity Drained Membrane System to the basement for maximum waterproofing and protection against ingress. The British Standard identifies that a drained cavity system is the safest method available for those seeking maximum assurance against system failure. This is because ground water is […]

March 08 2019 0Comment

Emergency! Tenant can’t move in.

This social housing in London was meant to have a new tenant but was clearly not fit for habitation, so the Premier experts were called in.                                       Our timeline ran like this: Contact from owner Tuesday afternoon Survey 8.00 […]

March 01 2019 0Comment
Rising damp plaster damage

Rising Damp Causing Plaster Damage

As rising damp brings moisture from the ground into a wall, it carries with it soluble salts which may be deposited in the wall fabric and plaster as the moisture evaporates. Certain of these salts, in particular chlorides and nitrates, are hygroscopic; that is to say, they are capable of attracting and absorbing moisture from […]