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What are the different types of damp?

Posted by Ashvini Vyas on January 12, 2012 (0 Comments)

We love our homes a lot and do everything to make it beautiful forever but our home walls are always prone to rising damp. Many of you might not be aware of damp that counted as enemy of your home walls. Actually, rising damp caused due to ground water that moves up through the walls. But you can protect your home walls by inserting a damp-proof course, and it’s an application of horizontal plastic or slate strip inserted into the walls. In case you forget to insert that then your home walls or surrounding walls may suffer from rising damp. There are different kinds of damp mainly three types such as rising damp, penetrating damp, and condensation. Suppose, you plan to work out to treat the damp that is affecting your home walls then you need to realize the type of damp which is affecting your walls. No doubt you will not be aware of such information but your reputable damp specialist can help you out.

Usually, you must have come across damaged skirting boards and floor boards, crumbling or salt stained plaster, and peeling paint and wall paper etc. are some most common symptoms of rising damp. Penetrating damp caused due to water leakage through the walls, and at times by structural problems also such as faulty guttering or roofing in buildings. But damp expert believes that condensation is one of the most common types among them, and is caused due to moist air condensing on walls. You will find such type of damp mainly in winter season. So, if you really love your home and want to protect your property then just grab some valuable information about types of damp and do the much needed acts required to shield your home walls.

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