What is Rising Damp?

All too often around South Yorkshire, we find rising damp and the effects of it in properties. This how-to guide of damp proofing and rising damp should help you in identifying rising damp in your property and limiting the effects it can have. What is Rising Damp? Rising damp is the process of moisture from …


Water Leak Damage Repair in Sheffield

Leaking Showers Mean Big Problems A water leak in a home can cause huge problems if not quickly detected. Water damage can spread quickly and over a vast amount of space in your home often without you knowing it is happening until too late. This was the case with these property owners in South Anston, …


Managing Damp in Old Properties

Damp in Old Properties In any home damp causes problems. Damp walls are said to increase heat loss by up to 40% according to Roger Hunt in an article for Green Spec. This is why it is vitally important to spot the signs of damp in any home and seek a solution as soon as possible. It …


How to Stop Condensation on Windows in Winter

How to Stop Condensation on Windows in Winter Condensation is one of the most common causes of damp. Condensation is formed from warm, moist air that comes into contact with cold surfaces, this leaves water on the surface which we see as condensation. This is usually seen as a larger problem during the colder winter …


Bathroom Fitters in Sheffield

Bathroom Fitters In Sheffield Bathrooms are one of the most used rooms in any house with all family members having access, they need to suit a variety of uses by different people. The main question you need to ask at the start of your project is whether to do this as a DIY project or …


Loft Conversion in Sheffield

Sheffield Loft Conversion Recently, Wayne and the Toucan Property Maintenance Team have completed a loft conversion in Sheffield to extend a family home, adding another bedroom. The previously unused space has now created a beautiful new bedroom. This has not only given the family additional living space within their property but has also added value …


Damp Proofing in Sheffield

Damp Proofing a Sheffield Home Toucan Property Maintenance has recently been installing a course of damp proofing in Sheffield. As damp proofing specialists in the local area we are experienced in applying damp proofing to homes around South Yorkshire and the challenges they pose. This property, built on a hill, had a large section of …


Basement Conversion in Rotherham

Toucan Basement Conversion in Rotherham Barn. Recently the team here at Toucan Property Maintenance have been working on a stunning basement conversion in Kimberworth, close to Rotherham in South Yorkshire. From the originally unusable, damp and dark cellar the property owners now have a fully functioning and cosy playroom which has expanded the living space …