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  • Damian Mercer

The great cavity wall calamity. (Jan 2017)

1.5 million homes are blighted by damp after cowboy builders cash in on a Government insulation drive

Full Article Here: 1.5million homes blighted by damp by 'cowboy builders' | Daily Mail Online

Millions of homeowners persuaded to sign up to scheme with promise of cheaper bills by call-centre staff and salesman trying to meet targets

  • The Government scheme was meant to make homes energy efficient

  • But experts claim homes were not suitable for cavity wall insulation

  • Victims left with houses riddled with damp and mould from botched fittings

Millions were persuaded to sign up to the scheme by the promise of cheaper bills from call-centre staff and door-to-door salesmen employed by energy firms obliged to meet Government targets.

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