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This Forum is for all questions relating to Rising damp, Penetrating Damp, Basement Drainage, Cracked Masonry and Wall tie replacement.

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 Post subject: Rising Water
PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:58 pm 
Hoping someone might be able to help me.

My shed's concrete floor has damp coming up from the ground below. Actually, I don't think it's damp, not in the standard sense. I think it's moisture due to rainfall. The footings have DPC going all around but I've been told that DPC stops water vertically not horizontally. Apparently, the water is rising upwards, and then it is seeping sideways across the DPC, and then the breeze ...

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 Post subject: Install wall Vent?
PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:21 am 
Hi.
Faded grey marks have appeared on my bedroom wall. They came through autumn/winter last year as well but I then covered them as they dried out in the summer.
I guess this is due to condensation as I get some on the windows too.
I have read I could get installed a Perma Vent or a Passyfier® 230 - Sleeved Dehumidifier Vent - Rustic / Condensation Control to get rid of the problem.
What ...

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 Post subject: Please help - Black mould on soffit board
PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:41 pm 
Hi there - looking for possible cause to black mould on my soffit board. Mould is outside bathroom window and surrounding a vent. It has now started to creep inside and is visible on bathroom ceiling. Property is a Persimmon built, timber kit property and is five years old. Any information and advice would be great. Cheers.

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 Post subject: Diagnosis needed - Damp on upstairs bedroom ceiling
PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:31 pm 
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Hello,

We have a damp issue on our upstairs master bedroom ceiling. As per the images the damp manifests on the ceiling next to the external wall at the rear of the property. The double glazing is a couple of years old but we had the problem before the windows were fitted. The coving also ...

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 Post subject: Anti Condensation paint or Anti Damp paint
PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:51 am 
Hi,

I have wetness on the inside wall, below the front facing window on the 1st floor of me house. This leads to mould formation on this wall when it is cold. During the winter months, when it is very cold, the wall literally becomes wet. you can see the moisture on the wall, and it sometimes drips down the wall.

I want advise on which paint I can use to reduce this wetness on ...

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 Post subject: Vent outside house and damp
PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:36 am 
Hi, We have an issue with damp on the inside of our front external bay window. It’s strange as the marking are like drops coming down but the wall itself is not wet. The seals in the up can windows are all fine . We don’t have condensation on our windows either. We have a vent directly outside the bay window that comes out of the pavement. We’re unsure of what this. We live in ...

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 Post subject: Damp on kitchen wall - advice please
PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:16 pm 
Hi there..

For some months we have had a damp mark in our kitchen, which is on the exterior wall, rising up about 12 inches at it highest point. Outside, the bricks up to a certain point show signs of damp. Our toilet and underground drainage all operate in this area, and as a result of the damp, I dug out our gulley to find the clay pipe had cracked at the mouth of the ...

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 Post subject: Damp proof course quote
PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:25 am 
Hello. I've just had a quote for a damp proof course to be done on a wall that's 9.3m x 4.3m. It's £900 just for the course. No skirting or rads to be taken off and no plaster removed. Is this excessive?

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 Post subject: Damp patch on wallpaper joins
PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:04 pm 
Hi all,

RE: the photo's attached - in my lounge (ground floor) I have damp patches on all of my wallpaper joins. The wallpaper was put up in February 2018 and these patches have been here pretty much ever since, never getting worse or better.

Is this damp or a decorating issue?

It seems suspiciously contained to just the wallpaper joins but maybe that's what is to be expected?

It doesn't seem to make any ...

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 Post subject: Water coming in window help
PostPosted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:44 pm 
Hi guys have attached s picture just sitting in living room and heard dripping water and saw it coming in just above the window any ideas what it can be and it’s first time this has happened :help: :cb

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