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by Chris-J
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Damp Along Edges of Concrete Shed Floor
Replies: 3
Views: 2923

Re: Damp Along Edges of Concrete Shed Floor

Do you mean like this:

[img][img]https://i.imgur.com/YSAjOr8.png[/img][/img]

Would the position of the fillet above solve the problem or does it need to be flush with the base of the external block?
by Chris-J
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Damp Along Edges of Concrete Shed Floor
Replies: 3
Views: 2923

Re: Damp Along Edges of Concrete Shed Floor

Thank you for the advice

Much appreciated.
by Chris-J
Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Damp Along Edges of Concrete Shed Floor
Replies: 3
Views: 2923

Damp Along Edges of Concrete Shed Floor

There's damp along both edges of my concrete shed floor. No moisture, not actually wet to the touch, just damp. We used DPM, both under the entire floor, which we poured concrete over and also under the footings. There's a slight issue with rainfall not completely draining away outside, but I'm alre...
by Chris-J
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Newly Rendered Wall Letting in Water
Replies: 6
Views: 4557

Re: Newly Rendered Wall Letting in Water

Hi No worries - In terms of Tyrollean, essentially this is really just a form of render and often used to cover poor quality existing render or brickwork (more on this here: m) It may be the case that a good couple of coats of paint will resolve the issue, but unfortunately this won’t be known unti...
by Chris-J
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Newly Rendered Wall Letting in Water
Replies: 6
Views: 4557

Re: Newly Rendered Wall Letting in Water

There's a lip along the front and side edges and a gradient to the back of the roof. The guttering is at the back and it seems to be working as it should.
by Chris-J
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Newly Rendered Wall Letting in Water
Replies: 6
Views: 4557

Re: Newly Rendered Wall Letting in Water

Hi On looking, it looks like possibly a roof leak so probably worth giving the roof area a really good going over just to check and make sure there's nothing causing the leak anywhere. Also, check over the render very carefully for any cracks, no matter how small they may be. If you do find any, yo...
by Chris-J
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Damp and Damp Proofing Forum
Topic: Newly Rendered Wall Letting in Water
Replies: 6
Views: 4557

Newly Rendered Wall Letting in Water

Hello all First post here and I am really hoping someone can help me. I've just had an external wall rendered on a shed I am having built. The render went on over a week ago and all seemed fine. Recently we have had heavy rainfall and I have noticed there's quite a bit of wet coming through one of t...
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