Are you looking for a damp proofing specialist in Ipswich? Ipswich weather is notoriously rainy and damp, mostly all year round. This kind of humidity means that Ipswich rarely stays dry for long, so without suitable damp proofing, excessive moisture can become the source of a many problems; from minor inconveniences, like decorative finishes such as flaking and bubbling paintwork, to more serious issues, like potential health problems and weakening the structural integrity of the building itself. Damp problems are not always visible. While mould is always an obvious way to tell whether your Ipswich property is in need of a repair, buildings that are exposed to cold and wet conditions for prolonged periods might develop problems that can go unnoticed until it is too late.                                                                  

 Are you noticing wet patches on your walls or ceilings? Is there a musty smell in your Ipswich home? If your Ipswich house is suffering from a damp problem, it means there are unwanted moisture and water inside or outside, in the walls, ceilings or floors. A damp problem can occur for a number of reasons, including as a result of leaking pipes, broken or missing roof tiles, moisture rising up from the soil or as the result of bricks that are porous. A small patch of damp on a wall initially might not seem too bad, but if it’s not dealt with promptly, it can increase and cause numerous problems to your Ipswich property. Plus, it can affect your health too and exacerbate health issues such as asthma. If you are noticing any of the following in your Ipswich home or Ipswich office then it may be time to call in the Damp Proofing Specialist:

  • Wet patches or stains on walls or ceilings
  • Plasterboard and paint flaking off
  • Wooden skirting boards, windows and windowsills flaking
  • Visible black mould growth inside your home
  • Icy cold rooms
  • Musty smell
  • Moss growing on external walls


How do we fix your damp proofing problem?

Tackling and treating damp to ensure long term protection of your Ipswich property requires a high level of technical expertise and experience. Whether the problem is rising damp, penetrating damp or condensation our local Ipswich damp proofing specialists at DPS can help. We pride ourselves on giving all our clients, from homeowners to builders and landlords, honest and professional advice on all damp proofing and control matters. Our solutions will not just treat the immediate problem in the right way but our damp Ipswich proofing specialists have the expertise to recommend the solutions to give long term protection to your Ipswich property.

  • Our experienced surveyors conduct an onsite survey to find the root cause
  • They assess any resulting damage (timber decay, dry rot, woodworm, etc.)
  • Our skilled operatives carry out works with minimum levels of risk and disturbance
  • We use only the best materials and techniques to ensure years of protection

How much does damp proofing cost?

Damp is an issue that affects many Ipswich homes, and causes untold amounts of worry for homeowners, who think that solving the problem will involve complex, messy, and costly work. Thankfully, many cases of damp can be addressed with simple and inexpensive fixes – as long as your tradesperson knows what they’re looking for. If you do require more extensive work carried out, to address rising damp for example, then the price can vary depending on what work is required. We provide all our customers with free surveys and no-obligation quotations. We are always happy to explain in detail what the problems are and how they are to be solved. Arrange your FREE Ipswich Survey It is easy to arrange your no-obligation Ipswich damp proofing & remedial services survey. Call us on 07814 708 313 during and outside office hours, one of our local Ipswich team will arrange a convenient appointment for one of our qualified damp proofing technicians to visit your Ipswich property. Once your survey is complete, we will discuss any required work in detail and provide a comprehensive quotation. If you prefer you can email us directly at To understand further about damp proofing and the work that needs to be completed please see the linked video by property care association here and for more general information about damp proofing please see Wikipedia’s description here

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