Rising Damp

By: County Preservation Ltd  19/01/2015
Keywords: Damp Proofing, dry rot, basement waterproofing

Moisture from the ground that enters the walls of the building through capillary action. Additional damage may be caused through salts carried in the water that are left behind, and may cause continuing problems with internal humidity.

Keywords: basement waterproofing, Cellar Waterproofing, Damp Control, Damp Proofing, dry rot, Timber Decay

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