Rising Damp and Leaks

Rising DampMK Coatings will help you diagnose the problem and cause of dampness. We can advise on the best course of action to take and take preventative measures. Rising damp often becomes evident in the form of stained walls, blistering and peeling paintwork as well as salt accumulation up to one meter high. Rising damp can arise for various reasons, the common causes are; failure of an existing damp proof course (DPC) and bridging due to raising of either external or internal ground levels.

Other causes of moisture include leaking water pipes, waste pipes and poor sealing at roof joints.