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Introduction: Welcome to The Welsh Handyman Company’s dedicated blog space, where we shed light on essential aspects of property maintenance and preservation of your home.

Today, we delve into the significance of damp – in particular Damp surveys, Is it worth getting a damp survey? Or a damp timber survey report and how our services in Bridgend, Cardiff, and Swansea can safeguard your property’s integrity and provide a cost effective solution to simple problems.

Dampness is a common issue that plagues many properties, often unnoticed until it causes significant damage. From peeling paint, failed plasterwork to mould growth and structural deterioration, the repercussions of unchecked damp can be severe for both the structure and the occupants health. Identifying the root cause of dampness is crucial for effective mitigation and prevention.


Damp can come from a number of places, whether external or internal. External factors such as weather, storm damage or flooding have a rapid effect and are easily detectable. Other issues such as non breathable materials, poor workmanship may take years or decades to manifest themselves. Ground problems, drainage issues vegetation also have hidden impacts particularly on older properties.

And finally internally condensation and the risks of this to mould, property damage and health are becoming a bigger issue with our heavily insulated modern homes. Ventilation and managing moisture in our homes in Wales is going to be an issue for many years – of which we are ready to assist! Or check out our Veteran Energy company for more on this

The Role of Damp Surveys: Damp surveys serve as a proactive measure to identify, assess, and address damp-related issues in properties. Conducted by our experienced Veteran damp surveyors whom are also experienced tradesmen & women operating in a number of rectification and retrofit roles, these surveys involve thorough inspections of various areas susceptible to damp, including walls, ceilings, basements, and crawl spaces. By pinpointing existing dampness and potential sources of moisture ingress, damp surveys enable tailored solutions to mitigate risks and prevent future damage.

How long does a damp survey take?

Typically half a day for a normal sized property, through to a full day for a larger or more complex case with challenges. Travelling time wth us based in Bridgend but covering damp surveys in Bridgend, Cardiff, Swansea and Bewport areas and the surrounding affects this as well.

Damp survey Costs

Free damp surveys / how much does a damp survey cost – no. We do not offer a free survey, as we are providing an independant professional service that can be just that and not linkled to any ongoing repairs. We do have our partner veteran and energy companies who are very good at rectifying the causes highlighted – but there is no pushy sales tactics. Free moisture / condensation surveys rely on selling products and should be avoided!

Why Choose The Welsh Handyman Company?

At The Welsh Handyman Company, we prioritise precision and reliability in every damp survey we conduct. Our team of seasoned experts possesses extensive knowledge of damp-related issues, real world experience and training and utilise advanced techniques and equipment to deliver comprehensive assessments. Whether you’re in Bridgend, Cardiff, or Swansea, our localised services ensure prompt response and tailored solutions to suit your property’s unique needs.

Our Equipment:

We use a range of equipment to assist our surveys in Bridgend, Cardiff and Swansea and the surrounding valleys areas. Kit such as our drones, thermal cameras, hygrometers and damp meters give information that allows our surveyors to make informed decisions that are right for your property.

Benefits of Our Damp Surveys:

  1. Early Detection: Our damp surveys catch damp problems in their infancy, preventing them from escalating into costly repairs.
  2. Customised Solutions: We don’t believe in one-size-fits-all approaches. Our surveys yield personalized recommendations tailored to your property’s specific requirements and your budget.
  3. Preservation of Property Value: By addressing damp issues promptly, our surveys help maintain the structural integrity and aesthetic appeal of your property, thereby safeguarding its value.
  4. Peace of Mind: With The Welsh Handyman Company’s expertise at your service, you can rest assured knowing that your property is in capable hands. All works are certified and warrantied.


Don’t let dampness compromise the safety and longevity of your property. Invest in a professional damp survey by The Welsh Handyman Company today, and take proactive steps towards preserving your property’s integrity in Bridgend, Cardiff, Swansea, and beyond. Contact us today to schedule your damp survey and embark on the journey to a drier, healthier living environment with our partners

  1. The Veteran Energy Company –
  2. The Veteran Building Company –

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