|Damp is a very destructive, it can cause a variety of problems in our homes. some of them are quite obvious and visible like
efflorescence, the white fluffy powder we see all of the time here. Other types such as rising damp and traumatic damp can actually deteriorate concrete, rust the steel reinforcing steel bars. and cause plaster coatings to fall away.
|Rising Damp: The most common type of damp is rising damp. Moisture from the ground rises, by capillary action, up the walls. The moisture often carries salts which are deposited on the face of the wall.
Penetrating Damp: This is caused by
moisture which penetrates through the roof or walls.
|Properties in Cyprus are typically built without any kind of damp
protection, there are various solutions to damp problems sometimes you need to apply one or more for effective protection.