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We convert water & moisture-damaged
buildings into problem-free structures


Perma-Cure is a South African owned concern & is based in Bramley View, Johannesburg.

The PERMACOAT coating system itself, Trade Mark reference number 09703694, is a system of South African ingenuity and was designed by Vernon Kitley and leading chemical manufacturers.

This specialized coating has been S.A.B.S. certified (Test report No. 2151 / 874058 / P616A) and has been manufactured in consultation with Hoechst Germany, using the highest quality raw materials. The coating itself is stain resistant and has an elasticity of over 500 percent, completely eliminating hairline cracking on all wall surfaces.

Before, During and After

Vernon Kitley was the Vice President of DWASA (Dampproofing Waterproofing Association South Africa) from Feb 2005 to June 2010 and has gained his experience working for construction companies, building roads and houses. Vernon has been specializing in refurbishment of buildings since 1989. Vernon helps supervise each contract together with his managers and highly skilled site foremen, ensuring that the highest standard of workmanship is maintained at all times.

Perma-Cure are members of the MASTER BUILDERS ASSOCIATION as well as the DAMPPROOFING AND WATERPROOFING ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA, DWASA (Membership No. 23). We have successfully completed over 700 homes around the country.

We are proud to offer our customers a variety of PERMACOAT coating and PERMAPLAST dampproofing application systems to suit our customers needs and budget. Our future clients have the choice of 3 x PERMACOAT painting and 3 x PERMAPLAST dampproofing systems.

Company Profile

As a Master Builder, Vernon Kitley is one of the owners of this specialist refurbishment company, converting problem water damaged buildings, into high quality dry structures.

  • Vernon has refurbished over 700 buildings
  • Was the Vice President of The Dampproofing and Waterproofing Association of SA from 2005 to 2010
  • Carries out accurate Forensic Structural Water Damage surveys and reports on buildings
  • Has vast practical experience in solving problems in water / moisture damaged buildings situated in the harshest weather condition areas in South Africa,
  • Has built some of the most costly luxury homes in South Africa, and
  • Is known for the high quality standards of workmanship he and his highly trained staff produce

Company’s management and site staff have been personally trained, ensuring that the best standards of service and workmanship are maintained at all times!

Vernon Kitley specialises in:

  1. Forensic Structural surveys and Reports
  2. The best on-site advice to increase the value of your building substantially!!
  3. Ground Water Control
  4. Structural Repair
  5. Damp proofing, (8 different application systems)
  6. Waterproofing (All Systems)
  7. Seemless (OG Profile) Guttering Systems
  8. Painting/Coatings (4 different application systems)
  9. Gamma-Zenith & Stucco Plasters
  10. Tiling & Paving
  11. Ceilings, Cornices & Skirtings
  12. Carpentry, and the most stylish...
  13. Kitchens and Bathrooms

Owner Profile:

Vernon Kitley

  • Studied Building from 1986 – 1988
  • Property Estate Agents Board Examinations, with SEEFF in 1991

Areas of experience and expertise are:

  • Civils sub-surface drainage systems
  • Building
  • Domestic property
  • Roofing
  • Forensic Structural Investigations & Reports
  • Pre and Post purchase Investigations & Reports
  • Waterproofing Systems
  • Structural Experience
  • Coating/Paintings systems
  • Damp Proofing Systems
  • Damp proofing and Waterproofing Association of South Africa

Damp proofing & Waterproofing Association of South Africa (DWASA)


2001 – 2004 Disciplinary member of DWASA.
2005 – 2010 Vice President of DWASA.

Padraig Rainier (President of DWASA) together with leading construction chemical manufacturers, over many years, has given Vernon specialized theoretical training to further his knowledge.

Vernon Kitley specializes in forensic structural reports, helping clients diagnose water and structurally damaged problem buildings.

Our services include...
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