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Myth #7: Damp Proof Courses Never Go Bad

Fact: this is incorrect.Damp proof courses, just like everything in nature, is subject to aging and degradation over time - a natural physical law. Why would damp proof courses be an exception and violate this universal law?Let's look into this in…

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Myth #3: Rising Damp Is Condensation​

Fact: rising damp is not condensation.Rising damp is a combination of several phenomena, condensation just being one of rising damp's sub-stages. (shown on stage 3)Water vapours move into the dry capillary and get deposited onto the capillary walls, initially as one…

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The Single Source of Rising Damp Controversy

There is a considerable amount of confusion online about the topic of rising damp. Some say it does exists, others say it's very rare, while some others categorically deny its existence.If you have been doing research on how to tackle dampness in old buildings,…

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