dampcourse


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dampcourse

(ˈdæmpˌkɔːs)
n
(Building) a horizontal layer of impervious material in a brick wall, fairly close to the ground, to stop moisture rising. Also called: damp-proof course
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dampcourse

[ˈdæmpˌkɔːs] nstrato m isolante antiumido inv
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QMY HOUSE is very old and I believe the walls are mass concrete with no dampcourse. Every winter there are pools of water on the floor under the windows.
My house is very old and I believe the walls are mass concrete with no dampcourse. Every winter, the floor under the windows gather pools of water, which I have to mop up constantly.
PENSIONERS in Wirral are being warned to watch out for cowboy dampcourse companies which are preying on the elderly.