We Treat Damp Proofing Walls

Water can cause damp in walls


There are many ways water could saturate house walls mainly from ground water saturating the walls from the bottom up, damp proofing refers to ways of solving wet walls when the source can not be stopped or is to expensive to stop.

This is the plinth area below floor level on the exterior house walls. In the old style of building there was face brick at the bottom of the wall ( below the internal floor level) and plaster above floor level. This is a solution to allow water under the floor of the house to escape through the exterior face brick as a means of evaporation. Now days the builders don’t use expensive face bricks, they plaster to the exterior ground level without taking the precautions! The result is blistering paint as the water tries to escape.

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Before and after damp repair

Before and after damp proofing wall treatment

Before and after pictures of showing the process of a how we damp proof the walls and getting rid of the damp in the wall

How to repair damp internal walls:

1. Strip plaster from effected areas exposing the raw brick
2. Block brush on a slurry mixture of sand and cement and waterproofing chemicals on to the raw bricks
3. Re-plaster the wall using plaster key making the plaster extremely hard
4. When dry soak wall with a water repellant technology

Remedy for Interior Damp Bubbled Walls:

How to repair the Damp damaged inside wall areas?

1. Stop the water ingress.
2. Remove this Rotten Bubbling Plaster by exposing the bricks.
3. Waterproof the bricks with Cement – latex – mix (our own house brand of waterproof ingredient fine tuned over the last 20 years – registered 2001) and adjusted to match your requirements where under ground walls like retaining walls and cellar would need a combination of coats with cure-time in-between applications for use with non-activated cement systems.
4. Re-plaster either to match the existing texture or Rhino-lite finish (here we sell a flawless invisible repair) tailored to your requirements.
5. Finished with undercoats and paint to match surrounding walls.

Damp proofing exterior brick walls

Strip plaster from the damp areas on the wall, apply a slurry cement and waterproof chemicals on to the wall .
Apply re-plastering additive preventing the transfer of salts to the surface.
When the wall dries we apply a PCT 56 water repellent technology to the previous damp wall.

After the damproofing treatment we replaster the wall and re-waterproof

Why use us how to treat rising damp on external and Internal walls?

Our strength lies in our proven know how to how to fix damp walls and waterproof your home to complement a 20 year painting life proof system.

Peace of mind with 20 years experience in fixing damp

1. 10-year written guarantee on faulty workmanship.
2. 10-year written manufacturers guarantee on products used.
3. My personal on site supervision and inspection.

How to check damp in walls

Bubbling paint inside the home at the bottom of the house walls is called Interior Damp Proofing and for the top of the walls is called a Roof Leak.

In some cases Damp Bubbles first appear up to a year or more after a burst geyser. To assess the point of water ingress please call Paul for an inspection.

Water leaks can cause damp

1. Rising Damp up from the floor from a burst geyser,
2. Burst water pipe or leaking gravity feed grey wast water pipe like shower, bath, hand wash basin or kitchen sink.
3. Punctured DPC plastic under the concrete floor slab from termites, incorrect construction decomposition.
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