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Post by p5aul789 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:07 pm

Hello, My bathroom has damp plasterboard on one wall which doesn't want to dry out.

There is a storage room next to the bathroom, and the wall facing the bathroom also has damp plasterboard, which won't dry.

Would it be best to replace the damp board? Which I am tempted to do, or could i get away with applying some kind of damp proofing liquid to the walls.

Presumably, the plasterboard would be fixed on both sides to a timber frame?

Many thanks.
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Post by Gadget » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:18 pm

You seem to have a serious problem there, get someone in to have a proper look at it.
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Post by OchAye » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:24 am

It looks like the wet stuff is coming from the bottom up. Not good :-(
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Post by p5aul789 » Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:04 am

Thanks for your comments.
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Post by Rorschach » Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:23 am

If its not drying it means the source of the water is still there, fix that and it will dry.
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Post by wine~o » Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:36 pm

Must be a source of water there. maybe one of those CH pipes is leaking ? Check when cold.
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