Damp surveys and Home insulation across Poole, Bournemouth, Dorset and Hampshire.

We are experienced PCA-trained damp proofing specialists working in Bournemouth, Poole, and the surrounding areas. We also specialise in all aspects of damp prevention and eradication along with basement waterproofing, condensation control, dry rot, woodworm infestation and damp & timber homebuyer surveys to give you peace of mind that your property is protected and preserved.

Our dedicated and highly skilled staff members have over 30 years of combined experience and you can put your trust in us to identify and remedy any damp problems within your home in Bournemouth or Poole. You will always receive helpful advice and a comprehensive professional service from our diligent contractors.

All of our projects will always be carried out to the highest standards, which is why we offer a guarantee of 20 years. You can therefore enlist our expertise with full of peace of mind, knowing that we take great pride in our work. With great prices, excellent customer service and a truly talented team, we will be your one stop shop for home improvement solutions.

Contact us today for a no obligation quote: 0800 068 33 87

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    Noticed a damp smell at the house that turned out to be a serious issue. Called No.1 Home who took care of it in record time. The smell is gone and I know much more now about how to avoid it. Cheers

    Mr. Hayes

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    Sorry, I’ve forgotten the names of the boys that carried out the work but please pass on our thanks to your team! They arrived early, did the work quickly and tidied the place up before they left. Fantastic service.

    Mrs. Fallon

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    What can we offer?


    Our damp proofing and other damp treatment services can be carried out in both domestic and commercial properties. If you’re looking for damp proofing or damp repairs in the South of England, we can help.

    Furthermore, if you are selling your home and are looking to repair a damp issue identified in your property survey then No.1 Home are the local experts you can rely on.

    No1 Home is a trading name of No.1 Home Limited

    No. 1 Home property preservation and damp solutions.


    We offer preventative and highly effective damp proofing solutions for your home.


    Stop rising damp in its tracks and protect your home with our rising damp service.


    Ensure your property’s structural integrity with our timber preservation service.

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    Questions & Answers


    What areas do you cover?

    Our reach extends to all across Dorset, including Bournemouth, Poole, and Christchurch. We can also cover nearby surrounding areas as well. If you live outside these areas, get in touch with our team to discuss possible availability at a slightly increased price to cover travel costs.

    Does No.1 Home provide damp proofing?

    Yes. We are industry leaders in providing damp proofing solutions.

    How can I tell if I have a damp problem in my home?

    There are several easily noticeable signs of damp if you know what to look for. Such indictors include:

    • Damp or musty smells
    • Damp mould
    • Wall coverings are stained or peeling
    • Rust marks near nails and ironworks on skirting boards
    • Rust on angle beads (corners of walls with plasterwork)
    • Water condensation on windows inside the property

    What are the causes of damp?

    The most prevalent cause of damp is insufficient or ineffective damp proof course. Others can be leaks in the roof or brickwork, cracks and gaps as well. Blocked sub-floor vents can also cause damp underfloor areas, which leads to rising damp.

    What are the risks of damp?

    Damp can cause a multitude of issues, including:

    • Stained walls and wallpaper
    • Rusted nails and angle beads
    • Poor air quality in the home
    • Damage to timber through wet rot etc.
    • Damage to plaster
    • Much more

    What is dry rot?

    Serpula Lacrymans is dry rot, which is a wood destroying fungus as it feeds on the starch within the timber. It is a brown rot and is common all across the world.

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    What clients say


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    I would like to mention the pleasant attitude and diligence of the two young men who worked here.

    A good advertisement for your company.

    Vera Hawkins

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    I have just had today, two smashing boys working here today. So courteous, clean and tidy. Johan was good as the marketing man / surveyor , explaining everything in words I understood.

    All three are a credit to your company.


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    I was very pleased with your team today, they arrived early and I am very happy with the work carried out. My property has been left clean and tidy. I would recommend this company to anyone.