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28 Nov
Understanding Condensation and Vapour Pressure

Vapour pressure in buildings The following article talks about vapour pressure in buildings large and small. Last time we talked about condensation and relative humidity, how this is expressed as a proportion of how much moisture air can hold at a given temperature, and how 'dew point' temperature, is the exact temperature where vapour condenses […]

26 Nov
How Does an Injected Damp Proof Course Work?

How Does an Injected Damp Proof Course Work? In the majority of cases, an injected DPC will involve drilling the mortar beds in a wall, and inserting a cream, which carries materials which are considered to be a PORE LINER. These pore lining materials are typically silane/siloxane, derived from silicone. How do they work? If […]

26 Nov
Rising Damp - How Does Water Actually Rise by Capillary Action?

So you may have heard that there is no such thing as 'rising damp'. The reasons why could be a lengthy post in itself, commenting on everything from the role of unscrupulous contractors who specify works not necessary, through to those that vocally denigrate and seek to position themselves as saviour against such contractors, seeking […]

19 Nov
Damp Chimney Breasts and Hygroscopic Salt Contamination.

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