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by Jarek
Thu Jun 16, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Cement Over Exposed Dirt To Prevent Possible Damp?
Replies: 1
Views: 1938

Re: Cement Over Exposed Dirt To Prevent Possible Damp?

Hello
First you need to know what causing the damp. If is water from outside - rain, flooding etc. Or this is rising damp? Than you can decide about damp proofing method.
Please give more information.
Jarek
by Jarek
Wed May 11, 2016 1:38 am
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Help Needed to Identify Dark Stain on Floor Joists
Replies: 3
Views: 2169

Re: Help Needed to Identify Dark Stain on Floor Joists

Hello
If on side is external wall it might be damp. But to be sure please just use damp meter.
by Jarek
Wed May 11, 2016 1:30 am
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Are Bubbles That Have Appeared on Wall Near Chimney Caused by Damp?
Replies: 2
Views: 2116

Re: Are Bubbles That Have Appeared on Wall Near Chimney Caused by Damp?

Hello
Salt contamination is very common problem in chimney breasts. Whit any issue you need to find out what is causing problem and find proper method.
by Jarek
Wed May 11, 2016 1:12 am
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: External Damp in Brickwork in New Build 2 Year Old House
Replies: 2
Views: 2351

Re: External Damp in Brickwork in New Build 2 Year Old House

Hi
If not pipe it might be salt contamination. By mistake one of the sand bag was with unwashed sand?
Hard to say
by Jarek
Wed May 11, 2016 12:43 am
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Unknown Damp Problem In Bedrooms and Living Room in End Terrace House
Replies: 1
Views: 2952

Re: Unknown Damp Problem In Bedrooms and Living Room in End Terrace House

Hello
I think it might be either water flooding your walls from outside or salt contamination. Try to fix problem outside. There must be something wrong with lead.
by Jarek
Wed May 11, 2016 12:24 am
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Exterior Damp on Victorian Stone Property After Installing new Heating System
Replies: 2
Views: 2266

Re: Exterior Damp on Victorian Stone Property After Installing new Heating System

Hello Akker I looks like by installing new heating system you start drying process. There is always salt in water, when water moves it take salt with it. Sometimes if there is salt contamination in walls water can be just absorbed from air. If you have good DPC in your building you don't need to wor...
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