The Truth about Toxic Black Mould: Why Damp Proofing is a Must for Your Home

February 28th, 2018

There is nothing scarier in the world of a homeowner than finding traces of toxic black mould in their home. Black mould can bring out an absolute panic in a homeowner, particularly if they have small children in the house. Black mould, as you are going to soon find out, is a very real threat […]

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Prevent Moisture and Moulds with Subfloor Ventilation

February 14th, 2018

At Damp Controllers, we have made it our mission to help set our customers up for success by helping to prevent issues of damp and mould. Located in Sydney and servicing the rest of the metropolitan area, we’ve made it our business to educate customers on the importance of subfloor ventilation. Today, we are going […]

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Reasons Why Subfloor Ventilation Installation Is Critical and Not a DIY Job

January 30th, 2018

If a professional has determined that your house needs a subfloor ventilation system installed in your house, you may think that you can DIY it to save some cash. The truth is that this is a job that only professionals should tackle to ensure that the results are as functional as necessary to protect your […]

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Risks Involved When You Don’t Have Subfloor Ventilation

January 22nd, 2018

If you consider your home your kingdom, wouldn’t it make sense to do everything in your power to keep the building in great shape? At Damp Controllers, we believe in setting up our customers to succeed. One of the easiest ways to help someone succeed is by teaching them what problems they can avoid with […]

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Different Dampness Protection Methods in Building Construction

December 8th, 2017

Moisture safeguards exist to create impervious shells around buildings. If that dampness protection system operates as designed, there’s no chance of an ugly leak running down an interior wall, and there’s certainly no way the water can drip-drop through a ceiling. Still, walls are built to stop the bright sun and the cold wind, not […]

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Subfloor Ventilation and Its Benefits in Home Construction

December 4th, 2017

Here at Damp Controllers we understand that you are going to eventually run into problems with your home. If you live in an area that is particularly prone to moisture, then you need to start considering the possibility of damp getting into your house. A damp floor can lead to moisture build-up which eventually will […]

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Why Rising Damp Can Cause Respiratory Problems

November 7th, 2017

Rising damp is a condition that causes excess moisture to accumulate not only in the structure’s foundation but also in the rest of it. The problem with this is that the structure can suffer damage to the point of the foundation, framework and walls weakening, but also your health may be negatively affected since this […]

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On-Site Inspection before Mould Cleaning and Removal

November 1st, 2017

Mould is a type of fungus that grows in a moist, warm environment inside a structure when there is inadequate ventilation or damp rising. Common places for this to occur are the basement or crawlspace, bathrooms, laundry rooms or kitchens, but any area of the house can be a breeding ground for mould when conditions […]

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Signs That Your Home May Be Contaminated With Moulds

October 22nd, 2017

Often times, homeowners live side by side with mould without knowing it since it can grow in hidden places as well as visible ones. If their homes are overly damp, it only takes a few mould spores for a problem with mould to grow and thrive. The issue with this is that mould can contaminate […]

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How a Subfloor Ventilation System Can Provide a Healthier Home Environment

October 11th, 2017

To prevent unnecessary dampness and the negative results from it in your home, you need to take preventative measures at your house. While providing the interior of the foundation with a waterproof layer on the walls is a start, adding a subfloor ventilation system enhances your damp-proofing efforts in a highly efficient fashion. In fact, […]

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