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Rainwater Splashback

Rainwater bouncing back from the ground or the plinth is another source of moisture that affects all buildings, especially older buildings built of more porous, water-absorbent materials.This can be recognized by a green discoloration occurring towards at the base of…

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Rerendering Old Buildings

As mentioned earlier, the ideal solution to the problem of driving rain in older buildings is a rendering system that is both waterproof and breathable.The technology of a traditional rendering system that fulfills both of these criteria originates from ancient…

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Wind Driven Rain

Wind driven rain is a major problem especially in coastal areas, as it can saturate the building fabric, leading to staining, spoiling of internal decorations, even to structural damages long-term.Salts dislodged by driving rain from the fabric can be deposited…

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The Effect of Salts

The Effect of Salts The presence of saltssignificantly impact the condition and appearance of the building fabric. The effect of salts is largely unknown to many builders or building professionals. Due to their importance, during the past few years a…

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