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Our surveyors and technicians have a wealth of professional experience and knowledge in dealing with property care issues such as damp proofing and timber decay. This means we offer the highest quality local property care services backed by the support, resources and innovative technologies of a national company.
The Certified Surveyors in Remedial Treatment (CSRT) and technicians of the South West London branch work closely together to provide the highest quality identification, prevention and removal or residential damp, wood rot and woodworm infestations. These are all potential issues that could arise within any South West residents household.
The Property Care Association (PCA) represents specialists who can be trusted to resolve building problems including damp, rot & water penetration.
Your local South West London branch can expertly treat the most common of commercial property care issues using up to date technology, professional equipment and years of experience. Our property care services are available to any size organisation in and around the South West London area. In order to provide your employees and customers with the safest possible environment, book a survey appointment today.
Our team of South West London surveyors and technicians aim deliver the highest quality local property care services with the full backing of a trusted nationwide company. The South West London Branch of Rentokil Property Care provides you with:
Richmond was founded with Henry VII's building of Richmond Palace in the 16th century. During the 18th century Richmond Bridge was completed and many Georgian terraces were built, particularly around Richmond Green and on Richmond Hill. As it continued to prosper and expand during the 19th century, luxurious housing was built on the streets that line Richmond Hill. These properties remain well preserved and many have listed building architectural or heritage status today. The former wharf area of Wandsworth river-front has been redeveloped and is now lined with new apartment blocks. Wandsworth Common, at the top of East Hill, is adjoined by an area known locally as "the Toast Rack" which takes its name from its toast rack shape created on a map, which has some of the most expensive Georgian townhouses in London.
Properties of any age, size or style can be exposed to the risks of damage from woodworm, rot and damp. These kinds of problems tend be more prevalent in older buildings, such as Georgian and Victorian properties or those that have been refurbished or repurposed during their lifetime. Unfortunately, the damage that can be caused is not always immediately obvious.
Flooding in the area is not something new, the River Wandle was recorded as early as 1903 bursting its banks across Wimbledon. Other notable incidents such as the heavy storms 2007 and 2014 caused surface water flooding as the sheer volume of intense rainfall cascaded down Wimbledon Hill overwhelming drainage systems. South West London remains vulnerable to surface water and sewer flooding from storm and heavy rainfall events. The large areas of impermeable surfacing (roads, roofs and pavements) and the legacy of Victorian drainage systems are not equipped to cope with intense rainfall that exacerbate the problem. Months after flood waters have retreated, damp may no longer be visible in a building. Yet moisture levels in some timbers within a property, can remain high enough (above about 20%) for dry rot to decay the wood.
"I have been with Rentokil for four years, having previously studied Building Surveying at university. I was an area surveyor for three years and was promoted to Branch Manager at the start of 2016. I always aim to provide the best level of service and advice to provide the best and most economic level of service to our customers."
Any building can be exposed to the risks of wood boring insects, wood rotting fungi or rising damp. Unfortunately, damage caused by these problems is not always immediately obvious. Our team are professional Certificated Surveyors in Remedial Treatment (CSRT) and are experienced in understanding how woodworm, rot and damp problems can affect a property of any age, period or size and can offer the most effective ways to treat them. They also appreciate how traumatic wood-boring beetles, rising damp or wet rot issues can be, and how important a quick response is to eliminate a problem with the minimum of upheaval to your family or business. For additional peace of mind our treatments come with a 30 year guarantee.