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Postby Rolfey » Mon Dec 08, 2008 2:37 pm

Can anyone help me out? I live in Swindon, Wilts and I think I need a damp course. Does anyone know of anyone who can help me with a repetable company who wont rip me off and do the job quicly and efficiently who gives free quotes for the job? :(
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Postby TheDoctor4 » Mon Dec 08, 2008 4:55 pm


If you visit the DIY Projects area and click on any of the damp projects : they are presented by a company called Property Repair Systems. They have many years experience in damp issues and should be able to provide you with a solution.

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Postby Rolfey » Wed Dec 10, 2008 1:17 pm

Thank you to gardnico1307 for providing me with some help.
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Postby candy ball » Fri Jan 16, 2009 1:25 pm

I would greatly appreciate you advice on the above. How long after a damp proof course is completed can I decorate, and what is the best way. I just want my walls painted. The decorated used lining paper, however due to problems we have ceased decorating. He is due back to finish, and I need to inform him on how it should be done. I hope to hear from someone soon. Kind regards, Candy Ball
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Postby the specialist » Sat Jan 17, 2009 6:11 pm

New plaster after remedial dpc should be left bare for a minimum of 6 weeks. Then only a matt emulsion should be used to allow the wall to continue drying. After 12 months you can decorate how you wish.

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