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    Difference between rising damp and condensation

    thanks! The radiator wasn't giving out full heat so I have had to get a portable oil heater into the room. Clothes are also dried on the radiator. So most likely condensation. I will try the kitchen foil test. But then again as you say it could still be rising damp. Is there visible signs I...
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    Difference between rising damp and condensation

    Hi there, My living room is full of black mouldy patches. It has three external walls and one internal wall. The patches are pretty much on all walls and in random places going up to the ceiling. Is there a way to tell if the damp patches are caused by condensation or rising damp. It's a...
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    Underfloor heating

    Hello, I am thinking about putting underfloor heating and was wondering how much i should expect to budget for? anyone got any ideas and tips please? Thanks
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    Taking care of wodden floor

    Thanks masona. I am not sure if I have woodworms but I would like to prevent it from coming in the future. Any ideas what sort of preventative treatments there are available and where I can get them?
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    Taking care of wodden floor

    Hello fellow DIYers I have wooden floor all around the house in my new house and can anyone tell me how I can take care to stop woodworms getting in? Also at the moment I am just wiping with a wet cloth to clean it. Is that the best way?
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    Bleeding radiators

    Thank you everyone. I have located the bleeding point. It as on the top left at the back as you suggested. Thanks again.
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    Bleeding radiators

    I have a radiator which is cold at the top and warm at the bottom. This seems to suggest trapped air which needs bleeding. But I can't seem to find the valves which are usually at the top of the radiators for bleeding. I have just moved into this house and most of the radiators don't have the...
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