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Sheet membrane roofing springy or spongy to walk on

  • Damage to the substrate and/or framing due to water entry through the membrane or through adjacent wall claddings 

    How to repair

  • The substrate material is not thick enough to span rafters/joists

    How to repair

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Cavity brick or concrete block veneer – crumbling bricks

  • Ground moisture being absorbed by bricks and moving up the wall due to deteriorating or missing damp-proof membrane, or plaster or soil bridging the damp-proof membrane

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  • Frost causing expansion of moisture in bricks

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Rising damp or damp in brick walls

  • Ground moisture being absorbed by bricks and moving up the wall due to deteriorating or missing damp-proof membrane, or plaster or soil bridging the damp-proof membrane

    How to repair

Solid stone – rising damp or damp in walls

  • Ground moisture being absorbed by stone and moving up the wall due to deteriorating or missing damp-proof membrane, or plaster or soil bridging the damp-proof membrane

    How to repair

  • No damp-proof membrane at base of the wall

    How to repair

Earth construction – damp walls

  • Rising damp due to lack of damp-proof membrane at base of wall

    How to repair

Straw bale construction – moisture entry in walls

Tiling around showers, baths – sign of water leaks