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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: Damp patch on exterior wall
PostPosted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 2:05 pm 
Help,

I have a damp patch on an exterior wall and I cannot find the cause. Its driving me mad. The house is newly built and I moved in March 2008. The wall is coated in K-Rend.
I first noticed this patch in November 2008. There is not a leak in the roof as far as I can see and the guttering is fine. There is no damp at all on the interior of the ...

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 Post subject: Damp on bedroom wall
PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 4:36 pm 
I have a damp patch on the bedroom wall up near the ceiling and one half way down.

Ihave been up in the loft and the chimney is dry all round, their are cowl's on the chimney pots to help stop the rain entering.

How can the damp show through such a long way down from the chimney?

Thanks

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 Post subject: Brand new roof leaking
PostPosted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 1:21 pm 
Hi,

I've had my roof replaced with the following :
Slate
Breathable membrane
25mm air space below
Kingspan between & under the rafters
plasterboard

On new years day we discovered 2 damp patches on the wall where the wall meets the roof in the room that's built into the roof.
These disappeared within a few days, then reappeared a few days later.

Picture of the damp patches
http://i553.photobucket.com/albums/jj36 ... 12ed86.jpg ...

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 Post subject: Damp patch on out side of exterior wall
PostPosted: Thu Jan 08, 2009 8:23 pm 
Is a damp patch on the exterior surface of a brick wall a cause for concern? its on the extrior of the flat below mine. it on the wall where there was once a chimney breast long removed. (we looked at both flats and went for upstairs one the wall has a patch that looks like its had some work done before (black mortar) should i be concerned?

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 Post subject: Condensation/Damp on bedroom windows and sills
PostPosted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 4:40 pm 
Hi All,

I've noticed that I get a fair bit of condensation on the windows in my 3 bed end terrace house bedrooms.

We have the heating on for 2-3 hours in the morning and then for longer in the evenings.

At the moment there are no vents/airbricks that I can see so I was thinking of installing a vent into the ceilings of the bedrooms that would go into the loft space.

We do ...

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 Post subject: Cold walls
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 4:44 pm 
Hi, My daughters bedroom which is very small has two outside walls which get very cold and so there is a big problem with condensation, are there any ways to warm up the inside walls, ventilation is hard because the bed has to be up against these two walls. Thanks. http://www.diyuniverse.com

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 Post subject: scary black damp - please help
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 2:15 pm 
I wonder if someone can help. my mum's got a damp problem which she's asked me to fix. Now, I can do general DIY around the house but have no experience of damp, i've taken lots of pictures which i can send out.

it all started with a leak in the roof but i think all the water got in between the walls and is now seeping through. however i am no expert, the damn ...

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 Post subject: Condensation problem on windows
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 1:27 pm 
I live in a two bed garden flat in London, which is the bottom half of a converted terrace house. I have a big problem with condensation in two rooms in the house with water running down the windows and doors and gathering on the woodwork and even dripping from the windows onto the floor and waking us up in the bedroom.

1. Front bedroom, two very large floor to ceiling windows which have double ...

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 Post subject: Damp issue
PostPosted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 4:00 pm 
Hi All

Looking for a bit of advice. Bought my house about a year ago and since then I have noticed patches of black damp forming in the upstairs rooms and around the doors downstairs. The bathroom is the worse effected. The mold will appear on the roof, around the windows beading/wall contact, around the bath (around the sealeant / tiles). We also have it in the bedrooms, mostly appearing in the upper corners.

Its ...

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 Post subject: Collapsed bay window (kind of)
PostPosted: Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:30 pm 
Hi all,

I'm back with my 3rd now-home-owner drama (let's hope there's some truth to things coming in 3s!)

In our upstairs bedroom we have a nice bay window looking out along a straight road to a tree lined river, and beyond to farmland and hills. Lovely!

Apart from the fact that there's a wacking great crack in both corners of the bay window when you look from the inside - it turns out that ...

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