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Rising damp.

Christine Sparks

Rising damp.

by Christine Sparks

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Published by Coronet in Sevenoaks .
Written in English

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  • Fiction in English.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination(192)p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15006061M
    ISBN 100340255420

    Rising Damp is a term coined by the British damp industry to help them sell chemicals. These people are members of a chemical industry association called the Property Care Association, or PCA for short. Their website is flashy, and deliberately, desperately tries to make them look professional. They even help their fraudulent con artist members to write blogs and websites which try to make. Treatment of rising damp. The original damp proof course is a water proof layer in the wall or both walls (if cavity wall is seen), about 6 inches from the outside ground on the external wall and under the raised timber floor or near the concrete floor on the internal wall, .

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    The rising damp myth This book is indispensable reading for house-sellers, buyers, surveyors, property professionals and construction students. It describes how “rising damp” has been promoted as a marketing device by the chemical damp-proofing industry, and explains the simple steps that every home-owner can take to make sure they are not. The destructive effects of rising damp. The effects of rising damp will hurt your home in two major ways: Health. Firstly, it will harm the inhabitants of your home. As capillaries in the porous masonry suck the moisture out of the ground, the brick becomes heavily loaded with liquid. This turns the dark, damp lower areas of your home into a.


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Rising damp by Christine Sparks Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a great book on one of the all time great comedies, a true classic, rising damp, packed with info on the series,the actors, an episode guide, and lavishly illustrated with colour, and black and white photos of stills from the episodes their selves, this is a must have for all fans of rising damp/5(6).

Left untreated, rising damp is a threat to the structural integrity of your home, your health and the health of your family. Rising damp occurs when your home’s porous masonry structure has sucked up too much moisture from the ground. Rising damp. book Stone, mortar and/or brick. Rising Damp & its Control 5 Rising Dampness Rising damp in buildings may be defined as the vertical flow of water up through a permeable wall structure, the water being derived from ground water.

The water rises through the pores (capillaries) in the masonry by a process loosely termed ‘capillarity’. In other words the masonry acts like a Size: KB. Jeff Howell went on to write his book – The Rising Damp Myth.

Both books are on sale at the RICS book shop: Diagnosing Damp‘Diagnosing Damp provides you Rising damp. book the knowledge and tools to understand the causes of dampness in buildings and is packed full of features, diagrams and photographs to aid correct diagnosis’.

Rising Damp: The Complete Scripts is a pays tribute to what made the show one of the great British comedies of the twentieth century, a classic that continues to thrill audiences twenty-five years on.

To read the scripts is to re-enter the world of Rising Damp, and it is certainly to laugh out loud/5(10). To add to this a friend of mine in the professional world is Jeff Howell who once wrote a book called ‘The Rising Damp Myth’. Jeff and I once produced a training video discussing the issue.

Apart from setting the record straight for my part in this article it is important that the issue of rising damp.

1 RISING DAMP ITS CONTROL Contents Preface 2 Part 1 – Rising Dampness 4 Part 2 – Assessment of Dampness in Buildings 10 Part 3 – Treatment of Rising Damp 16 Part 4 – Replastering Following Insertion of a Damp‐proof Course 30 Part 4A – Replastering System No Dryzone Express Replastering System 36 Part 4B – Replastering System No Dryzone Damp-Resistant Plaster This book on rising damp is well known in surveying circles, even though most surveyors have never read it.

After many years of prevarication, I finally took the plunge and read ‘The Rising Damp Myth’. In this book, Jeff Howell attacks the assumptions that have given rise to a multi-million-pound industry. Rising Damp: Things That Go Bump In The Night. Rising Damp Treatment Rising damp can cause severe structural damage to floor and roof timbers and cannot be left untreated.

A large number of properties, particularly those built in the pre-war era, have – or have had – rising damp issues. Rising Damp occurs in buildings when water from the ground rises up through the bricks and mortar of a building by capillary action, in the same way that a sponge will soak up water from the floor.

Rising damp can cause serious structural damage to buildings. The name 'Rigsby' was quickly found in a local phone book and 'Rising Damp' became the new name of the show.

A mine of useless information, that's me. The four series flow beautifully and the characters remain true to themselves throughout. Richard Beckinsale is not in the last series and Frances de la Tour is missing for some of the second Reviews: Rising Damp is a comedy film based on the British situation comedy Rising Damp, which aired on ITV from to The television series was, in turn, adapted from Eric Chappell's stage play The Banana ll adapted the play to television, and wrote the screenplay for this feature film's director was Joseph McGrath.

Leonard Rossiter plays Rupert Rigsby, the middle-aged. What is rising damp. Rising damp is an issue that has troubled builders and homeowners since Roman times. Rising damp is the term used for the slow movement of water from the lower parts of walls to higher parts of the structure.

It is a common problem affecting older homes as well as newer buildings that may not have been correctly constructed. Rising Damp is as destructive as the more common forms of damp and requires very specific attention and treatment.

As opposed to regular dampness, rising damp is a specific condition whereby ground water rises vertically through the pores of a wall structure, leading to deterioration of the solid structure. Rising damp is a well known, but misunderstood, damp problem that can affect ground floor walls in buildings of any age.

If left untreated, rising damp can create a damp and unpleasant environment in the home. In some cases the added moisture can even result in wet rot or dry rot.

Rising – Rising ground moisture is normally associated with missing or ineffective damp-proof courses or damp-proof membranes. It can also result from bridging of these defences by earth or ground works externally, or by thermal bridging through the structure.

Discover rising damp causes & treatments at Prokil. Stop rising damp & book a free* survey for an affordable rising damp solution that's fast & efficient.

COVID Update - Find out more. Damp and Timber Specialists for 50 years. Book a Survey. Our Services. Damp Services. Carrying out a quick-fix for rising damp, (e.g. repointing or painting over the damp) will just make the job more expensive in the long term and will mean you need to do the job all over again at a later date.

If you’ve established that your rising damp is caused by a blocked cavity wall, unblock your cavity as described in the section above.

The Rising Damp Quiz & Fact Book Rigsby is back in this original, interesting and fun book which celebrates one of the most popular British sitcoms of all time - Rising Damp. The goings on at Rigsby's place have been addictive viewing ever since the front door of his dilapidated boarding house opened in.

Rising damp may cause rot to the lower timber wall framing if a damp barrier has not been fitted during construction. Further investigation would be highly recommended to determine if moisture barrier’s have been fitted.

Rising damp may also cause deterioration not only to the walls and possibly stored items in the garage, may also attract.In particular Jeff Howell's book, 'The Rising Damp Myth' and Stephen Boniface, former Chair of the RICS Building Surveying Faculty, has also gone on record to state his belief that rising damp is a myth.

Whilst I understand the sentiment behind their extreme view, it is perhaps a backlash to a DPC industry that promotes rising damp as a common.Rising Damp. Rising damp is a situation where water rises from ground or below ground level. Failed damp course in the wall can allow water to pass higher than it normally would causing the ingress of water and or dampness.