Thousands of homeowners have experienced damp, cold and mould despite getting cavity wall insulation
Problems have arisen from a government scheme to retro-fit properties with cavity wall insulation to save energy
A large number of property owners have reported substandard installations leading to problems with damp and damage to their homes
This could add up to as many as tens of thousands of homes nationwide
It is possible to claim back money for damage caused by improperly installed cavity wall insulation, using companies like Cavity Wall Claims.
Experts predict that cavity wall compensation could top PPI as the next big claim