Welcome to CK WALKER.CO.UK - Preservation Specialists for Derbyshire & Nottingham - Contact us on DERBY 01332 960160 or MATLOCK 01629 352019


CK Walker Damp & Timbers is a small family run preservation company situated near Ilkeston in Derbyshire. Due to our location on the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire border, we can serve both Derby & Nottingham and the surrounding areas with our services.


Established in 1991, we have over 28 years of experience in the damp proofing, condensation control and timber treatment industry. We have worked hard to promote ourselves as an honest, reliable and knowledgeable company and this can be shown by our impressive accreditations and testimonials.


We are full members of the Property Care Association (PCA), Trustmark and the Derbyshire Trusted Trader Scheme.To gain membership of these organisations, we have had to prove that we have qualified staff (CSRT, CSSW & PCAQT) and that our company is run to a very high standard.


Below, you can meet the team, see our accreditations,latest news and the services that we offer.


STOP PRESS - AWARD WINNING EMPLOYEES - CK Walker Damp & Timbers is proud to announce that two of our employees have won awards at the Property Care Association (PCA) 2018 Awards Evening. One member of our team won the PCA award 'Employee of the Year' and another won the award for 'Technician of the Year'. Read more about our employees success here.


About Us

Meet the Team


News & Articles

Over 230 Verified Reviews

A Huge Amount of Reviews Showing Years of Quality Service

Before contacting us, you may want to browse some of our impressive reviews. We have over a decades worth proving ongoing excellent customer service for all those years and more. All our reviews have been submitted & checked by Derbyshire Trusted Trader. We haven't seen any other local damp proofing firms with such impressive feedback. Click on the link below to find out more.

Our Services


CK Walker Damp & Timbers work throughout Derbyshire & Nottingham, providing domestic and commercial clients with a comprehensive range of high quality services, including:

Our surveys are carried out by one of our Directors. He holds the CSRT and CSSW surveying qualifications .These have been awarded by the Property Care Association which is an industry body.


Contact us on  DERBY 01332 960160 - MATLOCK 01629 352019 or our online contact form to discuss any of your damp or timber problems.


Damp Control

Damp control works for Rising Damp, Salt Contamination and other damp related problems such as Penetrating damp.



Condensation & Ventilation Systems

Condensation Control & Indoor Air Quality Solutions (Ventilation & Thermal Upgrades)  include the use of Positive Input Ventilation (PIV Units), Extractor Fans/ Units, Air Vents and Improving Thermal Properties of surfaces.



Condensation Data Logging

Data Logging for condensation & mould problems. Get a real insight into whats really happening in your home.



Water Repellent Treatment

Water Repellent Treatments to protect walls from penetrating dampness.’


Woodworm Treatments

Woodworm Treatments and Associated Timber Repairs.



Wet & Dry Rot Treatment

Wet & Dry Rot Repairs including Replacement Timbers when needed.


Survey Request

COVID-19 Working Safely Guidelines - Considerations for Surveying Occupied Properties


Before our surveyor attends a property, the residents should be aware of a list of preconditions that must be met and agreed to before the survey takes place. These must be observed during the process of inspection.

Instruction, agreements, conditions, and any terms of engagement will be communicated to the occupant and the party instructing the surveyor (if different). This correspondence will be retained by the surveyor. If the occupant fails to acknowledge their responsibilities, or is unable or unwilling to observe their obligations, the survey should not take place.

The residents or occupants must be prepared to strictly observe the Government’s guidance on social distancing.

For the duration of the surveyors visit, the occupants could be asked to either leave the building or wait in the garden. Alternatively, social distancing rules should be observed.

The occupants will be asked to open all internal doors, access hatches and void access points (To areas where the surveyor needs to go) before the surveyor enters the property.

If the investigation requires any opening up to determine the cause or extent of a defect, this should be done by the occupant before the surveyor attends site. If this is not possible and opening up has to be performed by the surveyor or other trades, then a separate risk assessment may be necessary to determine if and how these operations can be performed safely.

Before attending the property, we will contact the occupant by email or telephone and ensure they are aware of the surveyors’ requirements in preparation for their visit.

In line with Government advice, we would not advise visiting any property to undertake a survey if the building is occupied by people who are 75 years old or older (regardless of medical conditions) or under 70 but have an underlying health condition. Similarly, if occupants are ill, have tested positive for COVID-19 or have recently displayed symptoms regardless how slight, any non-urgent visits should be delayed.


Read all about the different types of surveys offered by CK Walker Damp & Timbers by clicking the link below.


Survey Options


Decided which survey you require, then please get in touch.


Our contact form is a quick and easy method of requesting a survey from us. Please enter as many details as possible, which will allow us to arrange and carry out your survey quickly.  The form will be sent directly to the main email of CK Walker Damp & Timbers.

Areas Covered by CK Walker Damp & Timbers


Derbyshire & Derby City

Nottingham & its immediate surrounding areas.


The shaded area on the map below shows the areas we cover.


Call us on:


DERBY - 01332 960160


MATLOCK - 01629 352019



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CK Walker Damp & Timbers have been providing: Damp Proofing, Condensation Control, Re-Plastering, fungal decay & Woodworm solutions throughout Derbyshire & Nottingham since 1991. CK Walker LTD trading as CK Walker Damp & Timbers – Company Number 9072842 - Registered Office – Old Church Institute, Main Street, Mapperley, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 6BY All images and text on this website are protected by copyright. 2021 For all your damp proofing & timber treatment needs in Derbyshire & Nottingham, Call us on 01332 960160 or 01629 352019