UK Centre for Moisture in Buildings UKCMB

The UK Centre for Moisture in Buildings (UKCMB) Last Wednesday I was in London for the launch of the UKCMB. The launch was at the Roberts Building, University Collage London. About 100 interested parties were invited along to hear about the UKCMB and find out how they could get involved with its work. I was […]

Goodbye Mould and condensation – with Bpec training

    The reason behind the course – it’s not just about mould and condensation.   Mould and condensation go hand in hand. As an experienced damp surveyor many of the calls I receive are about mould.   Its smelly, spoils decorations and can aggravate poor health conditions. Of course, as I’ve written before, much […]

Thermal imaging for damp diagnosis – basic competance required

  Thermal imaging for damp diagnosis – basic competence   …or, getting into building thermography – a review of the TCL (Thermographic Consultancy Ltd) category 1 training process.     Thermal imaging is fairly new to me. I was introduced to the concept of thermal imaging for damp diagnosis in 2011, via the Property Care […]

Damp Specialist or Anti-Damp-Specialist Damp Specialist?

  Thank you for looking in Paul – I appreciate your input. I’ve looked at your site from a damp specialist view and there is lots of great information there – well done. (for those who don’t know Paul he replied to another post and raised a point about the moisture meter debate… here).   […]

My council house is damp – what can I do about it?

This post is a very basic guide I have written to help tenants and homeowners with mould related damp problems. You don’t need any technical knowledge to understand this stuff. I meet lots of people who are pulling their hair out over mould and really – once you have a handle on why it happens […]

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