penetrating damp

Walls of shame

Examples of misdiagnosed rising damp – rising damp is exceptionally rare. Yet most damp properties have previously misdiagnosed and mistreated for rising damp. In each case the source of the water was something simple to fix, but expensive if left untreated.  The typical loss caused by misdiagnosed rising damp is £5,000 – £10,000. Please upload …

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Penetrating damp

Rainwater falling onto a building or ground next to building can penetrating the walls causing internal dampness. Penetrating damp represents about 10 – 15% of dampness found on damp surveys. Top tips for identifying penetrating damp Penetrating damp is typically accompanied by a tea bag stain like discolouration (as do some mains water leaks). Typically …

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