Penetrating damp

In buildings Penetrating dampness will lead to masonry decay, wood rot in structural timbers, woodworm infestation, and an unhealthy atmosphere. A survey should be carried out to find the extent of the damage caused.

Some signs of penetrating damp

  • Stain marks on external walls
  • visible damp patched on walls and ceilings
  • wet and crumbling plaster
  • Erosion of masonry

Some patterns of penetrating dampness in older property’s

 

Penetrating dampness in some modern buildings

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