Dampproofing

Dampproofing

The special preparation of a wall to prevent moisture from oozing through it; material used for this purpose must be impervious to moisture.

dampproofing

dampproofing, 3
1. A treatment of concrete or mortar to retard the passage or absorption of water, or water vapor, either by applying a suitable
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Sub-bid categories for the larger project include the following, however, only fire protection is requesting statements of qualifications at this time: masonry; miscellaneous and ornamental iron; waterproofing, dampproofing and caulking; roofing and flashing; metal windows; glass and glazing; tile; acoustic tile; resilient floors; painting; *Fire Protection; plumbing; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; and electrical work.
Mr Reynolds said: "The inside of her flat did need redecorating but when it was viewed later, the work which included dampproofing, fitting lighting and two heaters was valued at PS1,900 to PS2,000.
Wilcote was established in 1990 and is a leading South African provider of specialized building solutions, including waterproofing, dampproofing, swimming pool renovations and ecological paints.
HSVs give details on the general condition of the property; major repairs, possible damage to timbers, results of damp tests on the walls, and the condition of drainage, insulation and dampproofing.
This may have bypassed the damp-proof course (DPC) or the dampproofing may be defective.
The PCA, which represents the structural waterproofing, wood preservation, dampproofing, flood remediation and structural maintenance sectors, has drawn up a five point checklist of the costeffective things property owners can do to stop future problems in their tracks.
And Jack's Cottage has been given a "from the ground up" overhaul to include dampproofing and insulating, not to mention new external windows and doors.
It's still full of all the junk we shoved in there when we moved in almost a year ago, and the radiator is still disconnected from some dampproofing we had done before Christmas, but we're getting there.
At Whitby magistrates, where he admitted charges of attempting to obtain money dishonestly, he said bosses at Complete Dampproofing Services made him "fix" test results to show damp in dry walls.
The biggest job was the dampproofing for the gable end, because water was getting in.
At HRH Construction, we keep a master list of 88 different trades--everything from demolition to asbestos abatement to dampproofing to kitchen cabinets to lobby fixtures--each of which has to be factored into the overall estimate.