In this section we would like to present the most relevant information about rising damp, based on a very extensive study of the scientific literature, as well as an extensive practical hands-on experience on the subject.

We organized the information into 2 distinct sections:

1. BASIC CONCEPTS: for the less scientifically minded, who just wants to read about the key facts of rising damp in plain English without the added complexity of science. Relevant photos, drawings and illustrations have also been added to facilitate the understanding of key phenomena.

2. SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION: presenting the key scientific concepts underlying the most important phenomena of rising damp - for those who want to delve more into the topic. The scientific information has been selected from various research papers which have also been listed in full on a separate page for those who wants to consult the original sources in details for a more in-depth understanding.

Hope you find the information presented here useful.