In buildings Penetrating damp in 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