5.13 Rising Damp and Hygroscopic Moisture

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  By the end of this lesson you will have learned about… Rising (and penetrating) damp The combined effect of salts and water Magnitude and height of rising damp The rising ‘damp front’ The importance of the mortar matrix Sorptivity values of different masonry materials Remediating rising damp Hygroscopic moisture Photos of salts in masonry […]

Lesson tags: capillary action, CarbonLite Retrofit, damp, hygroscopic moisture, moisture movement, rising damp
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