Damp Proofing Specialists

MEA African Excellence Awards Winner – Best Damp & Water Proofing Experts 2023 Gauteng

Damp Proofing Specialists is a market-leading damp proofing & waterproofing company that specializes in services such as damp proofing, rising damp, basement waterproofing and waterproofing services.

Our Services

Rising Damp Repair

Damp Proofing Walls

Torch-On Waterproofing

Tile Roof Repairs

Concrete Roof Repairs

Basement Waterproofing

Polyurethane Waterproofing

Dam Waterproofing

Shower Waterproofing

Leaking Balcony Waterproofing

Best Damp & Water Proofing Experts 2023 – Gauteng

Introduction Damp Proofing Specialist Pty (Ltd) is the leading provider of Waterproofing services in Gauteng. This means always having the best and most efficient facilities, processes, and people. To achieve this, Damp Proofing Specialist Pty (Ltd) is investing in many ways that will pay off in competitive advantages for its customers. The company’s overall strategy will be based on a continuing improvement process of setting objectives, measuring results, and providing feedback to facilitate

APPROVED DERBIGUM CONTRACTOR – Damp Proofing Specialists are professionals who have been certified to use Derbigum products and techniques. Derbigum is a well-known brand in the waterproofing and damp-proofing industry, providing solutions for roofing and building protection.

These contractors are specialized in applying Derbigum’s waterproofing membranes and systems to protect buildings from moisture and water damage. Being an approved contractor means they have undergone specific training and have the expertise to install Derbigum products according to the manufacturer’s guidelines, ensuring high-quality and durable results.

In summary, an APPROVED DERBIGUM CONTRACTOR specializing in damp proofing offers the following:


  1. Certification: They have been trained and certified by Derbigum.
  2. Expertise: Specialized knowledge in applying Derbigum waterproofing systems.
  3. Quality Assurance: Adherence to manufacturer’s installation standards.
  4. Experience: Proven track record in damp proofing and waterproofing projects.
  5. Product Knowledge: In-depth understanding of Derbigum products and their applications.

Waterproofing & Damp Proofing Services

plaster damage damp proofing

Damp Proofing

Rising damp is the presence of unwanted moisture in the structure of a building, either the result of intrusion from outside or condensation from within the structure. Rising damp can cause health issues and is best treated by a damp proofing specialist to ensure working results.

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Waterproofing Services

Roof leaks on flat roofs, broken tile roofs or even corrugated iron roofs are a cause for concern due to rain and weather hazards. Having a professional waterproofing company address the roof leak and waterproofing situation is crucial for the long-term health of your building.

plaster damage damp proofing


Polyurethane is a UV waterproofing rubber-like treatment used in concrete foundations, retaining walls, showers, balconies, ponds, reservoirs, planters, parking decks and roof slabs.  It is also a corrosion prevention product that seals and protects piping and roofs.

Why should you consider Damp proofing specialists?


  • Top quality damp repairs guaranteed.
  • Internal walls treatment.
  • Highly trained specialists.
  • No other company in South Africa make use of our technology.

How do you identify rising damp?


Rising damp on walls is the common term for the slow upward movement of water in the lower sections of walls. The effect of rising damp can easily be seen by simply placing a brick in a shallow tray of water and observe how the water is absorbed and transported above the water line.

Rising damp can be identified by tide marks on the lower section of the affected damp walls. These tide marks are caused by soluble salts particularly nitrates and chlorides) contained in the groundwater.

What is damp proofing?

Damp proofing is a generic term to describe the variety of damp proofing processes and treatments used to prevent damp affecting your property.  Damp proofing is also known as a type of waterproofing for constructed walls where a damp proofing barrier (commonly known as a damp proof course or DPC) is placed in walls or floors.

Damp Proofing Specialists with our fully qualified team of experts have all the expertise to solve even the worst damp problems on all types of properties.  Using only the highest grade damp proofing applications and tools you may rest assured that Damp Proofing Specialists will resolve your damp problem and eliminate any further health risks that may arrise due to damp and mold.


Years Experience

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We’ve Been Waterproofing For Over 25 Years

Damp proofing specialists are a market leading waterproofing company. We specialize in damp proofing, basement waterproofing and waterproofing services. Rising damp can cause major structural damage and if you notice peeling paint, it is important to get in touch with us. 

Damp proofing and waterproofing are some of the most important measures that can be taken to ensure that a property remains in prime condition. It is especially important to when taking into account the South African climate. Because damp can penetrate a property in a number of different ways, it is important to determine the source of the problem.  

All our services offer a 10-year guarantee. Our suppliers also guarantee all damp proofing and waterproofing products. Our guarantees are backed by our insurance company against failure due to possible human error. If you consider buying, selling or even building a property? Feel free to call us for an assessment regarding any of our services. All our assessments are done by one of our qualified surveyors.

Client Testimonials

“Working with Martin was a breeze.  He helped us understand exactly what we required.”

Johann R.

“Damp Proofing Specialists really exceeded my expectations.”

Arnold V.

“No more leaks and its raining cats and dogs.  Good job!”

Liza R.

Some clients Damp Proofing Specialists has had the privilege to work with