Damp Proofing

Internal Replastering and Finishing AFTER DAMP PROOFING

Whilst the insertion of damp proofing course will prevent the recurrence of any further rising damp, it will not eliminate condensation and associated mould growths with in the plastered finish. To obtain the full benefit of the damp-proof course it is essential that the defective existing wall plaster be stripped back to brick and re-instatement as follows.

  1. Adjust any difference between levels of wall
  2. Take down timber skirting's architrave and disconnect radiators etc.
  3. Remove old plaster to height beyond last sign of dampness.
  4. Rake out joints and hack brick or stone work to provide adequate key.
  5. A coat of PVA applied to wall to hold back moisture.
  6. Sharp sand and cement applied leave to dry.
  7. A second coat of PVA then a bonding coat applied.
  8. A third and final coat of PVA is applied with two coast of multi-finish
  9. When dry within four to five working day paint or paper can be applied.

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