Damp Proofing Harrogate

Allerton Damp Proofing have been offering high quality damp proofing services to Harrogate since 1983.

  01423 275 337

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More than 35 years in business to-date

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Harrogate’s Damp Proofers

Allerton Damp Proofing are experienced and trusted damp proofers working throughout Yorkshire. We’ve been established since 1983, so have been working in Harrogate homes and properties for over thirty-five years, bringing our expert advice to hundreds of families and people.

  • Damp proofing quotes and surveys
  • Installation of long-lasting chemical damp proofing solutions
  • Cavity draining
  • Condensation control
  • Basement and cellar waterproofing

If you want solutions to damp, rot or condensation that work, call Allerton Damp Proofing on 0330 111 3377 or fill out a contact form and one of our friendly customer service team members will be in touch!

Harrogate is a beautiful area of North Yorkshire with a long history. This means there a lot of older houses in the city. Over time homes and properties naturally wear down, developing cracks in the internal workings of the walls and other problems that lead to damp.

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Terrace Houses suffering from damp


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Rising Damp

Rising damp develops as water from the ground below a property infiltrates the material. As walls age, cracks naturally develop in the brickwork. These cracks form small capillaries which draw water up from the ground through a process known as ‘capillary action’, pulling moisture into the internal structure of a wall. Once water is in the wall, the material including brick, wood and plaster all absorb the moisture, creating a long-term damp problem. The moisture is spread throughout the wall, increasing the problem as time goes on.

If damp is left, it can permanently damage the structure of walls and threaten the safety of occupants in the building.

But this isn’t a reason to worry: there are damp proofers in Harrogate ready to help! Our CSRT surveyors are trained and qualified to deal with damp, and are able to give you an accurate quotation and time estimate for every job. Our PCAQ qualified technicians pride themselves on doing the best work while respecting your property and space. If you’re in Harrogate and struggling with damp problems, talk to us today.


Penetrating Damp

Penetrating damp is another variety of damp that causes the same problems as rising damp to home in Harrogate. Rather than water being drawn up from the ground, with penetrating damp, moisture infiltrates walls from other sources that surround the material. This form of damp is particularly common in basements and cellars that have walls surrounded by ground.

It can also occur in above-ground rooms. Broken guttering, for example, causes water to leak onto walls and can enter through pores in the material – particularly in older homes.

Don’t let penetrating damp affect the comfort of your home or your own health, get in touch with Allerton Damp Proofing.

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Penetrating damp in a Harrogate basement conversion

You can now meet us in Harrogate!

If you’d like to meet with us in Harrogate to discuss your damp proofing needs, you can arrange to do so at:

01423 275 337

Allerton Damp Proofing Harrogate

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Chat to our friendly experts on 0330 111 3377 or click to book your survey

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Our accreditations

Below, you’ll find the logos of the organisations with which we are accredited.  Click on them to find out more information.

The logo of the Property Care Association PCA

The logo of CHAS

The logo of Constructionline, a UK Giovernment Certification Scheme

Trustmark logo, a UK Government Scheme


Act now

Act now

When you realise your property is suffering from the effects of damp, it’s vital you act straight away. The longer damp is left, the bigger the problem becomes and the more time and expense it takes to sort it out. If left, it can damage timber, flooring and even cause woodworm.

Harrogate's damp proofing experts

Harrogate's damp proofing experts

You can trust Allerton Damp Proofing to effectively tackle any damp-related problem. We make your home comfortable and safe again. Damp can lead to serious health problems, including asthma, lowered immune systems and other respiratory problems. Talk to Allerton for no-nonsense and friendly solutions that get the job done.


How much does damp proofing in Harrogate cost?

The cost of damp proofing varies a lot according to the size and scale of the problem. The longer damp is left, the more chaos it causes and the more time it takes to tackle! When you come to us with your damp problem, we’ll send out one of our friendly and qualified surveyors who can give you an accurate quote based on the real needs of your property. We will always do this before any work is undertaken so there are no surprises. We want you to be 100% happy with our service from start to finish.

How long does damp proofing take?

If you’re looking to damp proof your home in Harrogate, it will depend on the size of your property as to the time it takes. If a project is reasonably small, it might require 2-3 days. After our damp proofers have completed the treatment, we recommend that you let the wall dry out completely before plastering and decorating to ensure there’s no risk of the damp returning.

Damp Proofing
Service Type
Damp Proofing
Provider Name
Allerton Damp Proofing,
Copthall Bridge House, Station Bridge,Harrogate,North Yorkshire-HG1 1SP,
Telephone No.01423 275 337
Allerton Damp Proofing provide expert damp proofing services in Harrogate, remedying the effects of rising damp and penetrating damp.

Please note that, as a provider of essential services, we are still open for business, with some restrictions. As a new or existing customer, you can continue to call us to discuss new or existing projects.

Please note that we have had to restrict our work in occupied homes considerably, due to the risk that this might pose to our customers and workforce. However, our work in empty homes and properties continues largely as normal.

If you would like to speak to a member of our team about anything to do with our work during the COVID-19 crisis, please contact us, as normal, using any of the contact details on this site.