Motspur Park is a suburb in south-west London, located just south-east of New Malden. The railway station here has six trains an hour to London Waterloo making it an ideal choice for commuters, who can collect their shopping from the small parade of shops right next to the station. The athletics stadium at Motspur Park achieved fame when the world mile record was set there in 1938 and famously featured in the film Chariots of Fire in 1981, it was sold to Fulham Football Club as their training ground in 1999.
If you are considering buying a property in Motspur Park you may have been advised by your surveyor or lender to obtain a damp or timber survey, or both. A potential problem may have been found such as damp walls, springy floor or evidence of wood boring insects (woodworm). The first thing you should do is to check whether any previous damp or timber treatment carried out and, if so, is there a current, valid guarantee to cover what was done? It is important to ensure that the property is free from any damp and timber defects and, remember, that even if such defects were to be found it may be possible to negotiate a reduction to cover the costs.
Tapco HomeDry have been trading since 1971 and have carried out many pre-purchase timber and damp surveys on properties in and around London, Surrey and the Home Counties, where we are acknowledged as one of most thorough and respected specialists in treating problems with dry rot and woodworm, rising damp, penetrating damp and water damage. We are long term members of the Property Care Association (PCA), Trust Mark (Government Endorsed Standards) and an appointed Which? Trusted Trader.
If your damp or decay problem has been caused by building defects we can carry out every aspect of property maintenance including CCTV drain surveys and drain repairs, cavity wall tie replacement and structural wall strengthening. We carry out all necessary repairs and restoration and all of our work is covered by our established long term guarantee, which can be protected by Guarantee Protection Insurance giving you complete peace of mind.
Don’t take any risks – call Tapco Homedry and speak to our friendly helpful staff, we will send a qualified timber and damp surveyor to carry out a thorough survey, prior to exchanging contracts, providing you with a detailed report together with recommendations for any remedial works required to bring the property back to a sound condition and free of damp and timber decay.

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