rising damp


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rising damp

n
(Building) capillary movement of moisture from the ground into the walls of buildings. It results in structural damage up to a level of three feet
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rising damp

rising damp

ninfiltrazioni fpl d'umidità (dal sottosuolo)
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The surveyor also found evidence of rising damp on the ground floor, along with numerous timber issues throughout the premises.
Peter Cox installed a new damp proof course using a silicone based cream, which lines the capillaries of the structure creating a barrier to prevent further rising damp, while allowing the walls to dry out.
Phil, email AIT sounds as if the bungalow has rising damp issues or no DPC.
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Winnie Byrne AWALLS get wet from rising damp, rain and, if it's a retaining wall, from behind too.
If the wall gets damp from rising damp from the ground or if it's a retaining wall then you have water from behind and rain, the wall will need to be protected.
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