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How to deal with lateral damp problems?

The most common form of damp is lateral damp and the most common causes of lateral damp are: Flower boxes Stepped floor levels(internal) Raised external ground levels Raised paving If not properly diagnosed lateral damp can be mistaken for rising damp – the appearance seems the same i.e., blistering of paintwork, appearance of efflorescent salts, degeneration of plaster etc. It is of utmost importance that a proper inspection is conducted to ascertain the cause of the problem and not just accept that it is rising damp Waterproof...