Rising Damp: Causes & Treatment
Duration: 1 hour
Rising damp occurs in a high proportion of old buildings, where water rises up from the ground through the capillaries of bricks and mortar. Carried salts can cause damage and further damp problems.
The webinar offers a detailed insight into rising damp and the modern-day treatments available. Details of the nature and causes of rising damp are given, including references to it throughout recent history and its worldwide occurrence. A thorough understanding of how rising damp operates and the related problems with hygroscopic moisture are also included.
The seminar evaluates all the varying types of rising damp treatment methods available and their individual merits and effectiveness. A review of replastering methods and their crucial role in an effective rising damp treatment completes the seminar.
In the hour, you’ll find out about:
- The symptoms of rising damp
- Problems caused by rising damp
- What causes rising damp?
- Methods of rising damp treatment
- Replastering options