Damp can be very dangerous for your property as it can rot your wooden home from its foundation. It can also create unhealthy environment inside your house and can ruin all the interior designing and decoration. Constant dampness can make your entire house smell real bad as well as can trigger the growth of mold in your house. Identifying the reason behind the dampness in your house can be really frustrating. So in that case you can prefer to have damp survey in your house. There are many damp proofing companies which can help you with your damp problems.
Why is it important?
Damp proofing is a simple long term solution that is used to prevent your house from any kind of moisture which enters in your house with broken walls or from the basement. It prevents moisture and water from entering in your property which results in dry interior with no molds and pleasant natural smell.
There are many reasons which can cause dampness in your house and if not treated at the correct time can also lead to foundation damage or rotten wood.
- Condensation: Condensation is the process of transforming the water vapors into the water droplet form. You can see it happen on your windows especially in the winter season. Same phenomenon happens on your walls, but you can see the condensation happen. You will only see the damp walls full of moisture.
- Penetrating damp: Penetrating damp can happen when the water enters forcefully through the walls of the basement. The extreme pressure inside the water pipelines can make the water penetrate the wall and enter your house.