damp-proof

damp-proof

vb
(Building) to protect against the incursion of damp by adding a dampcourse or by coating with a moisture-resistant preparation
adj
(Building) protected against damp or causing protection against damp: a damp-proof course.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

damp-proof


Past participle: damp-proofed
Gerund: damp-proofing

Imperative
damp-proof
damp-proof
Present
I damp-proof
you damp-proof
he/she/it damp-proofs
we damp-proof
you damp-proof
they damp-proof
Preterite
I damp-proofed
you damp-proofed
he/she/it damp-proofed
we damp-proofed
you damp-proofed
they damp-proofed
Present Continuous
I am damp-proofing
you are damp-proofing
he/she/it is damp-proofing
we are damp-proofing
you are damp-proofing
they are damp-proofing
Present Perfect
I have damp-proofed
you have damp-proofed
he/she/it has damp-proofed
we have damp-proofed
you have damp-proofed
they have damp-proofed
Past Continuous
I was damp-proofing
you were damp-proofing
he/she/it was damp-proofing
we were damp-proofing
you were damp-proofing
they were damp-proofing
Past Perfect
I had damp-proofed
you had damp-proofed
he/she/it had damp-proofed
we had damp-proofed
you had damp-proofed
they had damp-proofed
Future
I will damp-proof
you will damp-proof
he/she/it will damp-proof
we will damp-proof
you will damp-proof
they will damp-proof
Future Perfect
I will have damp-proofed
you will have damp-proofed
he/she/it will have damp-proofed
we will have damp-proofed
you will have damp-proofed
they will have damp-proofed
Future Continuous
I will be damp-proofing
you will be damp-proofing
he/she/it will be damp-proofing
we will be damp-proofing
you will be damp-proofing
they will be damp-proofing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been damp-proofing
you have been damp-proofing
he/she/it has been damp-proofing
we have been damp-proofing
you have been damp-proofing
they have been damp-proofing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been damp-proofing
you will have been damp-proofing
he/she/it will have been damp-proofing
we will have been damp-proofing
you will have been damp-proofing
they will have been damp-proofing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been damp-proofing
you had been damp-proofing
he/she/it had been damp-proofing
we had been damp-proofing
you had been damp-proofing
they had been damp-proofing
Conditional
I would damp-proof
you would damp-proof
he/she/it would damp-proof
we would damp-proof
you would damp-proof
they would damp-proof
Past Conditional
I would have damp-proofed
you would have damp-proofed
he/she/it would have damp-proofed
we would have damp-proofed
you would have damp-proofed
they would have damp-proofed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Translations

damp-proof

[ˈdæmppruːf]
A. ADJhidrófugo, a prueba de humedad
B. VTaislar contra la humedad
C. CPD damp-proof course N = damp course
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

damp-proof

adjfeuchtigkeitsbeständig; damp-proof courseDämmschicht f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

damp-proof

[ˈdæmpˌpruːf] adjimpermeabile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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You ideally need to re-lay the floor with a damp-proof course, but the easiest solution is to simply lay porcelain tiles directly on the concrete as these are waterproof.
Product areas include: rising damp, replastering, damp-proof coatings, condensation and mould, rain penetration, masonry repair, basement drainage, and tanking and waterproofing in general.
The study revealed that all the sampled professionals considered the failure to use damp-proof membrane as the main cause of rising damp with a total weight of 163 and a Relative Important Index (RII) of 0.836.
A I would check that you haven't bridged your damp-proof course.
If there is no obvious pipework behind the wall, which I doubt, then I would check the outside ground level, as it's common when installing driveways or landscaping for the ground level to rise and bridge the "damp-proof course", which causes low-level dampness.
If your home doesn't have a damp-proof course, or it's defective, you'll need a damp specialist to install one.
Normal construction using such elements as damp-proof courses, damp-proof membranes, lead flashings, cavity walls and suspended floors reduce moisture penetration into buildings.
If your home's damp-proof course is being prevented from doing its job properly, this can also cause damp.
An Post spokesman Angus Lavery said: "We plan to remove the post box and see if it can be made damp-proof and slug-proof in the hope that the lovely old Victorian box can be retained."