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The Importance of Salts in Rising Damp

The Importance of Salts The importance of salts in rising damp can not be overstated. Salts are an extremely important but often much neglected aspect of rising damp. The rising water flow draws up diluted salts from the ground, depositing…

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How Salts Damage Old Buildings?

What are Salts?The problem of moisture movement in old buildings are accompanied by the migration of salts, the moisture problem becoming a dual problem of water and salts.By salts we don't only mean common table salt. In the wider context…

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Atholl Cottage

This 100+ year old cottage had dampness problems for years and it felt very cold. The building didn't have a damp proof course (DPC) and the presence of rising damp was suspected.
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