Why DIY Damp Proofing Is a Bad Idea

There are various signs to look out for when inspecting your home for damp. Flaking paint, bubbling wallpaper, water stains and mould growth. There’s also a distinct musty smell that accompanies damp and mould – we know you know what we’re talking about!

Aside from the familiar (awful) musty smell, mould is actually pretty dangerous to leave untreated. You might risk your home’s structure rotting and collapsing. If that’s not enough, mould affects your health and can cause respiratory illness. The only solution is damp proofing your home.

DIY damp proofing might sound like a good idea and there are millions of how-to videos available online. But the truth is, if this is your first damp proofing gig, chances are you won’t get the results you’re aiming for. Which means you’ll probably need to hire a damp proofing specialist to redo it anyway.

On top of that, there is a 99.9% chance you’ll have to invest in the right tools for the job, costing you much more than anticipated. A professional already own all the tools needed to damp proof your home plus since this is their day job, it will take much quicker than if you have to do it in your free time. You know what they say, time is money! So will DIY damp proofing really cost you less?

Before you make your decision, why not get some quotes from professional damp proofing contractors like H2nO first? You might be surprised! We know how tight the economy is right now and that repairs are not high up on everyone’s priority list. Which is why we offer our services are competitive prices. Our primary goal is to offer you quality damp proofing services at affordable prices because you deserve the best!

Let us take the stress off your shoulders and get rid of damp for good. For a free quote, speak to the team at H2nO damp proofing Johannesburg today!

3 Reasons Why You Should Hire H2nO for Damp Proofing Your Home

Did you know that damp doesn’t only affect properties in coastal areas? Damp is a widespread issue that affects many South Africans. You know that familiar musty smell in an old home? Well, damp is the cause and while the musty smell isn’t great, the repercussions of damp go much deeper.

Damp causes mould growth which can cause serious respiratory problems, especially in children and older people. Mould will also ruin your walls, floors and furniture. Which is why you need to get damp proofing professionals like H2nO in Johannesburg as soon as you discover damp in your home.

  1. We Are Experts in Our Field

There are many types of damp and if you don’t know how to treat your specific problem, you might do more good than harm and never get rid of it completely. The team here at H2nO have all the experience and skills needed to eradicate your damp problem so you can have peace of mind for years to come.

  1. Our Prices Are Extremely Affordable

We are no advocate of always opting for the lowest price. But we also know how tight the economy is right now which is why we offer our services at competitive prices.

  1. We Are Reliable

When we make promises, we actually keep them. There are so many fly by night contractors who promise you the moon and the stars but never deliver. That’s not us! We take great pride in offering our clients foolproof solutions to their damp problems.

Don’t let damp ruin your home and your life when the solution is right in front of you. Whether you’re faced with rising damp, penetrating damp, lateral damp we have the knowledge and the tools to offer you damp proofing for your home or business in Johannesburg and surrounding areas.

Get in touch with the team for a free quote today!