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Rising damp and how to fix it?

Remember rising damp will be found in all boundary walls on your property. Municipal by–laws do not allow the fitting of DPC (reason being is that homes have 4 walls to bind the property and boundary walls don’t). Face brick and unplastered walls are not as badly affected as plastered walls. The presence of efflorescence salts can normally be washed down with a high pressure cleaner on unplastered walls. The only method to cure the problem on plastered walls is to tank the walls to between 1.3...

Treating rising damp with Dampzero Plasterguard

Rising damp is moisture present in your walls as a result of water in the ground underneath or next to your walls rising up through the fabric of the wall, whether it be brick, block or stone. The water travels upwards through the wall as a result of capillary action (where water is sucked through a small opening such as a tube or hole) through the tiny holes in the brick or stone. The water stops rising at a height where gravity counteracts the upwards force of...