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Welcome to Peter Macdonald's Web Site


Peter is an independent specialist damp and timber surveyor with over fourty years of experience investigating damp and timber problems in a vast range of properties. On this site you will find information about Peter's independent damp and timber survey service as well as a wealth of information about rising damp, woodworm, dry rot, wet rot and condensation. We hope that you find the site informative and thank you for visiting.


Independent Damp and Timber Survey Service

home-page-image-01Peter, who is based in the North West, has over fourty years of experience in the building restoration industry and he makes this available to you by offering a specialist independent damp and timber survey service.

Peter has no affiliation with any contracting companies, manufacturers or suppliers which means his inspections are truely independent. Because Peter has no interest in whether or not remedial work is necessary you will receive an objective opinion devoid of any external influences. Click here for more information about Peter's independent damp and timber survey service.



home-page-image-03Woodworm, Dry Rot, Wet Rot, Rising Damp and Condensation

The menu buttons on the left reveal a large selection of topics that will be of interest to anyone with a rising damp, woodworm, wet rot, dry rot or condensation problem in a property.

The questions and answers section is very popular and informative. Since you have found this site it is likely that you have an interest in a property with a damp or decay problem so why not submit a question yourself - we may be able to help you. Click here to view questions and answers or to submit your own question.


Please use the contact page for any queries that you may have

or telephone Peter directly on:


015242 71794

Office Hours Only Please



Information on my web site, answers to emails, questions and telephone enquiries is freely provided. I support the Raynaud's and Scleroderma Association charity and if you feel that the information or advice provided has been of benefit to you I ask that you to consider making a donation to the charity by way of appreciation.

To donate please click on the RSA logo below and this will take you to my ‘Just Giving’ donation page.
Thank you for your generosity.

Kind regards


P.S If you tell me you will make a donation - please follow through - thank you



If you have benefited from what you read on this web site or from speaking with Peter

then by way of appreciation please consider making a donation to the RSA charity.

Just click on the RSA logo above and you will be taken to Peter's 'Just Giving' page


"£512 raised so far by generous donors - a BIG thank you!!"


Legal disclaimer

Contact Peter: Email - info@dampdecay.co.uk - Telephone: 015242 71794