Rising Damp

Rising Damp from Burnham Surveying Services Ltd

By: Burnham Surveying Services Ltd  17/09/2014
Keywords: Damp Proofing, Rising Damp, Damp Control

Generally rising damp is often first noticed by the damage it can cause to buildings. The unwanted moisture enables the growth of various fungi in wood, causing rot. Plaster and paint deteriorate and wallpaper loosens. Stains from the damp, salts and from mould, marks surfaces. Externally, mortar may crumble and salt stains may appear on the walls. Steel and iron fasteners rust. It may also cause respiratory illness in occupants. In extreme cases, mortar or plaster may fall away from the affected wall. For Inspections, Reports, Quotations or Advice Call 0117 230 2050

Keywords: Damp Control, Damp Proof Course, Damp Proofing, Damp Treatment, Rising Damp

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