Insitu | The Damp Diaries
Insitu SCP provides a full preservation and restoration service for the treatment of woodworm, structural damage, masonry repairs and timber decay in properties of all ages in the South East of England.
Woodworm, woodworm treatment, structural damage, structural repairs, timber decay
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The Damp Diaries

  • That is the million dollar question!  Basically, rising damp is the passage of groundwater rising up through a porous masonry material. The water rises through a series of

  • The term “Wood Worm” is actually a generic description used for the wood munching larvea spawned by wood boring insects. These range from the Common furniture beetle (Anobi

  • Any property can fall into this sort of disrepair if left to the elements. Mother Nature will always find a way in! Don’t let your property follow the same fate. Have

  • The great Serpula Lacrymans, aka Dry rot experiment. It started with a keen interest into how this aggressive fungal growth ticks. Everyone will tell you “That’

  • Rising Damp? I don’t think so… True rising damp is extremely rare. Penetrating damp is very common. Damp is nature and nature is clever and cunning. She has bee

  • Here at Insitu SCP, Dealing with wall tie failure is a regular occurrence. Typically the wall ties used between 1930 and 1980 were made from a galvanised steel which are pr

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