Domestic damp services in Portsmouth

Your home is your pride and joy. Any damage to it can be concerning. This is why our experts are fully trained to investigate a wide range of damp issues in residential properties. We focus on getting everything back to normal as soon as possible so you can get back on track. Our experts who are based in Portsmouth, have years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of issues regarding property care so you can trust us to get it right.

Damp damage reporting for Portsmouth properties

In order to resolve the issue, it’s important to have as much information as possible about the damage before the investigation is undertaken. We complete a thorough check of the property and prepare a report using our specialist software. This provides you with credible information needed in order to take the right course of action. Our experts act rapidly and provide comprehensive treatment.

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Mould damage specialists in Portsmouth

How does mould grow in the home?

Some damage will occur from building faults such as rising damp, plumbing leaks and water ingress. Other outbreaks can be caused by human activity around the home such as bathing, cooking, washing and drying clothes. Even small amounts of moisture can build up without proper ventilation that can allow condensation and damp to occur.

Mould will feed on wallpaper, adhesives, paints, fabrics and other materials in order to grow and reproduce and, some can take between 4-12 hours to germinate and 1-12 days for it to colonise the area depending on the type of mould and the prevailing conditions. Click here to see how mould can affect your health.

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How can you prevent damp and mould in your Portsmouth home?

Ensuring you have effective ventilation in your home will stop or slow down a lot of the issues caused by daily life. Speak to our experts today to fully understand the current ventilation capabilities in your home. If the issue becomes severe and you are concerned, we can help you.

What to do if you have damp or mould in your home

Cornerstone has been dealing with mould and damp in Portsmouth for many years and will be able to advise on the appropriate measures to get your property back to its former condition. We have a wealth of experience from a variety of different property issues so can create unique solutions for your issues.

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Speed and efficiency

We work hard to restore your home to its former condition so you can get back to normal ASAP.

Minimising disruption

If you’re staying in the property during work, we keep disruption to an absolute minimum.

Secondary damage prevention

Particles can potentially affect your property and personal effects if the property is severely damaged. Our expert team minimise secondary damage to your home.

Protecting your property

We provide assistance with cleaning and storing documents and sentimental items.

Health & Safety

Your safety is our main concern. Our specialists are extremely vigilant in their assessments and their practices so correct measures are conducted before, during and after the treatment.


We are consistent with communication throughout the restoration process. Our claims managers keep our clients updated every step of the way so you have peace of mind.

Mould Damage

Showering, cooking and drying clothes can all cause high moisture levels in your property. When the moist air hits a cold surface, it’s released onto the surface. This leaves the surface wet and condensation happens. Click here for more information about damp in your home.

Wallpaper, plasterboard, paint, carpets, wood fabrics and organic material can all be food sources for mould. It doesn’t need darkness to grow but is common in such dim places as behind wardrobes. It will take about 4-12 hours for the germination process to begin and then further time for development and spores to be created. Mould takes between 2 to 14 days to fully mature. Common signs to look out for is a musty smell and black spores, Click here for help on identifying mould on your property. If you need information on damp, damp proofing or mould problems in your home, get in touch with our experts today.

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Property Damp Services in Portsmouth

Our tailored package, designed to heal the source of the problem, empower landlords and prioritise occupant wellbeing.

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