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Rising Damp

Rising damp is caused by:
Moisture rising up the wall by capillary action which is made possible by the damp course damaged, incorrectly installed or omitted entirely.

Evidence of rising damp:
Visible signs of blistering paintwork, hygroscopic plaster and efflorescent salting.

Treating rising damp

Treatment of rising damp typically involves injecting of a waterproofing chemical to the affected areas.