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Damp proof treatment in Slough

Following our clients purchase of a property, Kenwood were called to carry out treatment for Rising Damp. Rising Damp is caused when the damp proof course become defective or bridged. Older properties were built with a slate damp proof course, which while impervious to moisture, can over time crack and allow moisture to rise up.

 

Wall plaster removed

Damp Proof course installed and walls replastered

Wall plaster removed Damp Proof course installed and walls replastered

 

Treatment for Rising Damp is carried out in three stages; firstly the removal of the wall plaster to remove contaminates and to reveal the brick work. The mortar course is then injected at intervals until impregnated with a chemical damp proof course. The walls are then replastered and skim finished, after a period of around a month the walls can be redecorated using non-vinyl paints.

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