Step 2: Renovating After Rising Damp

The Main Challenge - SaltsAfter the installation of a damp proof course, renovation is the second major phase of handling rising damp.The main challenge in renovating after rising damp is the presence of GROUND SALTS.Walls affected by rising damp contain…

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Renovation Plasters

Older walls in need for replastering need special handling in any of the following cases: Building age: for walls older than a 100 years Rising damp: the building has/had rising damp, there are signs (at the bottom of the walls…

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Traditional vs Modern Plasters. Which Lime?

In the previous section we covered a brief history of plasters, highlighting the various types of plasters and how plasters have evolved and changed over time. Let's see now the main type of plasters, how they compare and what factors determine their…

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Top 5 Renovation Mistakes

Here are some common renovation mistakes which are often done on old buildings that result in the failure of plastering or a significantly shorter lifespan of the finishing and decoration. If your walls fall into any of these categories: older…

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