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PostPosted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 3:16 pm 
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Thanks for those, although the photos do not tell me if there is a DPC fitted at all!
Is it apparent any where on the dwelling that one has been fitted?
I am just concerned that this may be a main part of your problem.

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the yard concrete is too high,its above any existing DPC and level withor above the inside floor level.. render contact with the concrete has to be broken. how do you now you've got adjustable telescopic vents?
look at the wall inside below the window nr the outlet for damp showing.
i think youve got to strip all the rotted woodwork from wall and maybe more flooring to see extent of rot..
howw deep is the void?

high yard level an maybe lack of ventilation in the void could be causes.
someone applied render to cover earlies damp penetratin.
lookin throgh the window is house on a hillside?


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davyp1 wrote:
Thanks for those, although the photos do not tell me if there is a DPC fitted at all!
Is it apparent any where on the dwelling that one has been fitted?
I am just concerned that this may be a main part of your problem.

davyp1


No idea about a DPC on my house. It is over 100 years old...

I think lack of ventilation is the issue.

Rafters and floorboards are intact near the other three vents (which are open as they should be).

If I do remove bricks, will that cause any other issues - again, sorry I can't be of help with DPC.

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the yard concrete is too high,its above any existing DPC and level withor above the inside floor level.. render contact with the concrete has to be broken. how do you now you've got adjustable telescopic vents?
look at the wall inside below the window nr the outlet for damp showing.
i think youve got to strip all the rotted woodwork from wall and maybe more flooring to see extent of rot..
howw deep is the void?

high yard level an maybe lack of ventilation in the void could be causes.
someone applied render to cover earlies damp penetratin.
lookin throgh the window is house on a hillside?


* The yard is higher but by about half a foot - the photos are deceptive.

* The vents are not adjustable but are of telescopic. There is no plastic - just bricks missing in a 'telescopic' way. I saw them when other flooring was up.

* No damp inside - just rafters/flooring affected.

* The void is a few feet long and a foot across. Not much space.

* No - the house is not on a hillside.


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telescopic vents are plastic adjustable vents mostly.dont use an insect screen it could cause problems.
depth of void is how deep from floor to soil, can you get under the floor? take out all afected joists an flooring andd wall woodwork and take a photo after.
once the high yard bridges the dpc thenyouve got amp problems


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are your other posta about yard gullies or wc drainage connected to this post?


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wes56 wrote:
are your other posta about yard gullies or wc drainage connected to this post?


Thankfully not - totally different sides of the house!


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