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Why Rising Damp Can Cause Respiratory Problems

Rising damp is a condition that causes excess moisture to accumulate not only in the structure’s foundation but also in the rest of it. The problem with this is that the structure can suffer damage to the point of the foundation, framework and [...]

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On-Site Inspection before Mould Cleaning and Removal

Mould is a type of fungus that grows in a moist, warm environment inside a structure when there is inadequate ventilation or damp rising. Common places for this to occur are the basement or crawlspace, bathrooms, laundry rooms or kitchens, but any [...]

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Signs That Your Home May Be Contaminated With Moulds

Often times, homeowners live side by side with mould without knowing it since it can grow in hidden places as well as visible ones. If their homes are overly damp, it only takes a few mould spores for a problem with mould to grow and thrive. The [...]

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How a Subfloor Ventilation System Can Provide a Healthier Home Environment

To prevent unnecessary dampness and the negative results from it in your home, you need to take preventative measures at your house. While providing the interior of the foundation with a waterproof layer on the walls is a start, adding a subfloor [...]

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Reasons Why You Should Damp Proof Your Home

When you own a house, there are many aspects of it that require constant care to ensure that it stays in ideal condition. An example of this is the prevention of rising damp coming up the foundation walls and at times up into the other parts of the [...]

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What Happens When Rising Damp Is Ignored?

Rising damp or salt damp occurs in structures with malfunctioning or insufficient moisture prevention. The dampness will continue up the foundation and into the other parts of the house when left alone. For this reason, you must act quickly when you [...]

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Summer Weather and Subfloor Ventilation for Sydney

Much of the city took note the past week, when we finally began to feel the warm weather beginning to return to our humble city. The beaches will soon be crowded with warm bodies, the mercury will rise to uncomfortable new heights, and the dry air [...]

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Subfloor Ventilation Sydney

In the more moisture-prone areas of our fine country, the risk of mould growth is a very real concern. Thriving in damp and still environments, mould can permeate many mediums and thrives in under-ventilated and disused living areas. Mould itself [...]

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The Types and Causes of Rising Damp

Unfortunately, rising damp takes various forms and has several potential causes. Treating rising damp in Sydney depends on the nature of the cause and type of problem. At Damp Controllers, we’ve had three decades of experience dealing with [...]

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Symptoms of Rising Damp

There are few sights worse for a home owner than noticing what looks like a tidal line creeping up the walls of your house. Like a tidal line, this is residual moisture, but unlike a tide, it won’t recede naturally. The line is a sure sign your [...]

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