The loft is insulated and the exterior damp course
appears to be in order.
Dampness in the wall migrating to the surface takes the salts with it, which means the damp course
is not working.
The damp course
around the third or fourth row of bricks lasts as long as the building but a common problem is bridging it.
It may be practical but you can hardly invite the neighbours round to admire the new damp course
or make themselves comfortable on the central heating.
Ensure airbricks can breath and that flower bed or paving close to the house is six inches below damp course
level and slopes away to shed water.
It now has a damp course
and new, level, floor joists.
Look around the base of the house - Ensure any soil, gravel or debris is well below the damp course
The 10-year-old, owned by Pell-Mell Partners, had five lengths to spare over Damp Course
Alan planned to put a damp course
underneath the flagstones but when he took out the cement, he found the floor was uneven and all the stones were of different shapes.
Christine's house needs a new damp course
and sister Katie said her kitchen will also need to be replaced because of problems caused by damp.
I know I will probably have to take the plaster off to the brickwork, but is there a way I could do the damp course
Basically, this enshrines your right to do things like cutting into the wall to take one end of an RSJ, or slicing all the way through it in order to install a new damp course