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Dampness in Buildings - T. A. Oxley

Paperback Published: 20th May 1994
ISBN: 9780750620598
Number Of Pages: 138

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This book explains the nature of dampness in buildings, how to diagnose a dampness problem before it gets out of hand and how to deal with it. It covers the problems of rising dampness and condensation (and how to distinguish them), which are generally
not fully understood, even by many professional surveyors.
The book stresses the need to use a moisture meter to obtain reliable and comprehensive information. Dampness in Buildings will be of immediate practical use to surveyors, architects, builders, housing managers and health inspectors. It will be equally valuable to house owners and potential purchasers.
* Answers common problems in a simple way
* Immediate practical use to professionals
* Immediate practical use to house owners and potential purchasers

Introduction
The dampness problem
What dampness is
Is there a dampness problem
Salts contamination in wall surfaces caused by rising damp
The sources of water causing dampness: liquid water
The sources of water causing dampness: water from the air
Diagnosing the causes of dampness
How to monitor the drying out of a new building structure
Moulds, fungi, and wood boring insects
for the practical and concerned householder
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780750620598
ISBN-10: 0750620595
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 138
Published: 20th May 1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.42 x 13.34  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition

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