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Apex Damp & Timber Control


Over 25 Years ExperianceProtecting and Treating Your Home

Apex Damp & Timber Control has been established in the city of Norwich since 1981 and provides all works with regards to Rising-damp / Wood-worm / Dry & wet rot eradication. We cover mainly the Norwich area and suburbs but please contact us to check that we cover your area. We provide free estimates and survey reports to the Norwich area with a fast efficient service, we try to arrange surveys to reports in the post to you within five working days. All works come complete with a 30 year fully approved guarantee with insurance backed guarantees available if required. We provide these services for the general public / estate agents / building societies etc. We have found our pricing to be very competitive over the years with a high percentage of works agreed after the initial survey.

Our Goals

  • To Provide a first class service to ALL our customers at a very competitive price
  • To use only environmentally friendly chemicals 
  • To help Norwich and its surrounding areas to keep hold of its beautiful older properties in there original glory by keeping as many of the original features and treating them with our first class service

Chemical Information

Damp Proofing

For the injection process we use a chemical called Ultraflow 2000 this is a aqueous solution of Potassium and Methylsiliconate.

We then use a Render mix during the re-plastering phase. Render Mix 3in1, this is a Waterproofer, Mortar Plasticiser and a Salt inhibitor.

Timber Treatment

For timber treatment we use Woodzone.

For details of the way we use this chemical please see our Timber Treatment section below.

Our Suppliers

Our chemical suppliers and guarantees are all provided by the top chemical providers BIOKIL CROWN who are PCA (Property Care Association) Registered + BWPDA (British Wood Preservation & Damp-Proofing associastion) Registered.

Timber Treatment

For the timber treatment side of the business there are various areas picked up on home buyers surveys reports, these normally being wood boring beetle (anobium punctatum) insect attack to either the floor boards and joists / stairs / first floor timbers / roof void timbers / garage timbers and sometimes to the really older properties death watch beetle can be active. The services we provide for this type of work are as follows

  • Remedial treatment only.
  • If required we can also lift and relay floorboards as required.
  • Removing and relaying of loft insulation materials.
  • All timbers are treated under pressure using specialist spraying equipment

Damp Proofing

  • Carefully remove skirting boards and set aside for reuse if suitable.
  • Hack off plaster to a height of one metre.
  • Drill 10mm bore holes at approximately 75mm centres.
  • Inject the d.p.c chemical under pressure.
  • Replaster walls in sand/cement mix incorporating the plaster additive.
  • Apply plaster finish coat.
  • Place back skirting boards.
  • And importantly to leave the work areas clean and tidy

Free Surveys in the Norwich Area

Contact us for further information


17 Sunny Close


07702 368 432