The higher the moisture content in timber the higher the chance of wet rot decay.
Dry rot is the term given to brown rot decay caused by certain fungi.
The term ‘woodworm’ is used to describe most common species of wood boring insects.
Condensation is one of the most common causes of dampness in properties.
Approved Sovereign Contractors & Suppliers
Founded in 1965, Sovereign has long been acknowledged as the respected name in the field of chemical products for the building and construction industry. The company is the acknowledged leader in chemical damp-coursing throughout the UK.
Sovereign offers an extensive range of both remedial and general building products as well as an unrivalled specifications and technical service. At Sovereign we pride ourselves on offering only top quality products manufactured at our Barrow-in-Furness site to our own exacting formulations.
We are committed to continually improving both our product range and service levels to ensure we can best service the demands and requirements of both existing and new customers.
Endorsement of the quality of Sovereign products can be seen from the fact that the company was awarded the Royal Warrant in 1987 as a result of its building chemicals being used with great success in several Royal residences.
To be awarded British Standards Registered Firm status is one of the highest accolades that any company active in the industry can hope to achieve. The company must satisfy the demanding requirements of BS EN ISO 9001/9002 as it applies to manufacturing systems and product quality.
Sovereign was the first company in the damp-proofing field to gain BSI approval for its whole range of products.