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Dampness & Rot in Lower Walls

This is probably one of the most common repair items that occur in property maintenance.

Dampness has three main sources:

  • Rising Damp
  • Penetrating Damp
  • Condensation

Lower Wall:

  1. Rising Dampness
  2. Damp Course too low, at ground level or bridged
  3. Poor sub floor ventilation
  4. Condensation