Damp specialists in Kent & South East

Welcome to the J.H. Garlick Limited

We at J.H. Garlick Limited has been involved in the building industry for over 125 years and has been an established specialist contractor in a Timber Preservation and Damp proofing field since 1967.


Wood Treatment

Timber treatments – woodworm, water based, low odour preservatives & structural repair & replacement

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Damp Proofing

Damp specialists in Kent – Damp-proof course systems, Replastering, Structural …

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Basement Waterproofing

Basement repair/conversion
adapting areas for habitable use and into dry and liveable spaces.

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Dry and Wet Rot

Timber and Masonry treatments, all associated stuctural repairs & Replastering.

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Whilst being a family run company in this specialised industry, we have built up a well-respected reputation. Our reputation has been well founded upon our expertise, service and workmanship that we have provided to all our clients and their buildings and homes. Our specialist damp surveys are carried out by our own CSRT qualified surveyors who submit their observations, recommendations and specifications for remedial treatments and repairs that may be required. Get in touch for damp specialists Kent based.

Subsequently work is carried out by our own trained operatives and technicians. We offer a quality assured service at every level and importantly we offer highly competitive cost to our treatments. This company offers long term guarantees for specialist treatment work undertaken. We are members of the P.C.A & GPI and therefore are approved contractors.


Our services include:

Surveying – specialist damp & timber survey and report writing

Damp proofing – damp proof course installations. Structural waterproofing/tanking, cavity drain systems and cementitious. Wood treatments (Timber and masonry) – woodworm, dry and wet rot.

Structural repairs – timber replacement, brickwork renewal/repair, joinery repair and renewal.

Basement waterproofing, conversion/repair – therefore adapting areas for habitable use and into dry and liveable spaces.

Drainage systems and sump pump installation – All systems designed to specific needs and requirements.

Basement conversions from start to finish – Including all building works all under one roof

External maintenance:

Including guttering, roofing, brickwork repair If you have any enquiries please feel free to Contact Us.

Ancillary Services:

Carpentry – for the removal and replacement of skirting boards and the repair of damaged floorboards, joists and lintels


For the removal, relocation or replacement of radiators to allow damp proofing and re-plastering works

Electrical works:

To isolate, relocate or install sockets and light switches when these are affected by our damp proofing and structural waterproofing treatments