Building Preservation

2203, 2018

New Case Study: Churchill Road, Bordesley Green, Birmingham

March 22nd, 2018|

We are pleased to present our latest case study featuring Damp Proofing works to a domestic property in Birmingham.

411, 2016

On Site: Barn Conversion – Structural Anchoring, Waterproofing and Timber Treatment

November 4th, 2016|

Over recent months, Protectahome has been heavily involved in several stages of work to convert this unused barn in rural Monmouthshire into a countryside B&B getaway. Protectahome has completed Structural Repairs and Waterproofing on the project and we're now due to return for a third stage of works involving Timber Treatment.

2210, 2014

How NOT to Install a Remedial Damp Proof Course

October 22nd, 2014|

As damp proofing specialists, over the course of our 35 years trading, we have come across countless jobs where incorrect installation has been attempted by a non-specialist contractor or a contractor claiming to be a damp proofing specialist.

710, 2014

The Importance of Protecting Your Home as Wet Weather Arrives in the UK

October 7th, 2014|

The expected wet weather in October will place extra importance on maintaining Waterproofing and exterior drainage systems.

1604, 2014

Timber Treatment Work Completed at The Pantheon, Stourhead

April 16th, 2014|

Timber treatment work was completed at The Pantheon at Stourhead recently as part of an urgent repair project being undertaken by the National Trust. This important structure, set in the grounds of Stourhead House, was designed by famous architect Henry Flitcroft.

2811, 2013

Eradication of Dry Rot Completed At New Wetherspoons Site

November 28th, 2013|

Protectahome have recently completed the eradication of dry rot on a new Wetherspoons site in Pwllheli, Gwynedd, called the Pen Cob. The building, on Station Road, is a four storey mid-terraced property that is approximately 80 years old.

1809, 2013

Millions Complain of Damp in Privately Rented Accommodation

September 18th, 2013|

A recent survey shows that as many as 2.5million privately rented tenants are suffering from damp in their homes. The survey, undertaken by Shelter and British Gas last month, highlighted the increasing numbers of tenants that suffer from damp.

409, 2013

Barn Conversions Become Accessible As Planning Permissions Relax

September 4th, 2013|

Relaxation of planning rules for barn conversions and agricultural buildings will allow for an effective use of buildings that have become redundant due to the changes in modern farming systems.

2103, 2013

Dry Rot discovery leads to closure of Scottish Castle

March 21st, 2013|

A severe Dry Rot outbreak has been discovered at Thirlestane Castle in Scotland. Set in the Scottish Borders at Lauder, the castle originates back to the 13th century. It has extensive parklands and attracts thousands of visitors each year.

1403, 2013

Tenants of newly converted flats experience worryingly ‘springy floors’

March 14th, 2013|

Protectahome recently investigated a dry rot infestation at a former school in Cowbridge. The school had been turned into luxury apartments and, shortly after the renovation had been completed, one of the apartment owners contacted Protectahome to carry out an inspection.