Damp Investigations

I am not a contractor, I am an independent CSRT surveyor of damp, timber and structural waterproofing for specs and litigation.This has been my occupation for 46 years.I mostly cater to problems that others don't seem to be able to solve or understand. I can save you hundreds from inexperienced contractors . My reports are legal documents. My fees are £160 in most instances Or £40 for WhatsApp consultations. I can help argue home buyers reports . More than 10,000 surveys completed .


  1. Damp Proofing

About Damp Investigations

Surveying the following conditions :
More than 10,000 surveys completed .
Above and below ground waterproofing.
Damp proofing.
Condensation control.
Rain water penetration.
Dry and wet rot
Damp investigation with reports and recommendations for pre purchase to buyers and litigation/court cases.
80% of Damp at skirting level is not rising damp but accounts for 70% of works carried out !


-CSRT - Certificated Surveyor of Remedial Treatments.
-Dip.Dam.Prod.Man.- Diploma of Project Management.
-Certified contractor for polyurethane resin injection to underground structures.
-Accredited contractor for the application of torch-on roofing.
-Certificated for the application of Delta cavity membrane drainage system.
-Court recognised Expert Witness.

Latest reviews

  • Damp patch in a bedroom

    We are very satisfied with the assessment and report. We consider Mr Plastow to be an experienced expert who came up with a straightforward solution to a very long term, persistent problem. Highly recommended.

  • Persistent damp

    Very helpful and Chris's experience is invaluable. He sent me a full report the same day. Much appreciated!

  • Damp investigation

    Chris is very knowledgeable and communicates all his advice with accuracy, and a sense of humour. His expertise will save you money and trouble. Gold standard service and value. Highly recommended.

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