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Damp Proof Course Tag

Cleaning and sealing tips for concrete and masonry. With the longer days and the chill of winter long gone, a lot of people get into the spring-cleaning mood. It’s almost like it is part of a yearly ritual, rooted in tradition. The sense of satisfaction...

Rising Damp is a phenomenon where moisture from the ground is wicked up through the masonry and building materials by capillary action, resulting in moisture appearing to rise from the ground.  It is worth noting that Rising Damp only occurs on ground floor levels because...

THERE ARE 3 MAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMPNESS: Penetrating Damp, Condensation and Rising Damp. Many of the visual signs of the three main categories of dampness in buildings may look quite similar to the untrained eye. This is why penetrating damp and condensation can be mistaken...