DIY DAMP COURSE SYSTEM
Stops rising damp
No electric dpc pump required
Spillage and Mess Virtually Eliminated
Consistent Application RATE
What is Rising Damp?
Rising damp in buildings may be defined as the upwards flow of moisture through a permeable wall structure, the moisture being derived from groundwater. The moisture rises through the pores (capillaries) in the masonry by a process loosely termed ‘capillarity’, which causes the masonry to act like a wick.
Undesirable eefects of rising dampness in walls include
Decreased insulation properties of the wall
Destruction of building fabric
Pungent smell and bad odour
How to fix Rising Damp?
The common method used to fix rising damp is to install a new damp-course by cutting the walls or pressure injecting or gravity feeding water repellent materials (eg. silicones) into the walls. The methods are expensive and complicated and may only be properly conducted by professional contractors.
DampTreat is a simple and economic alternative. It is an innovative silane/siloxane cream formulated as a water based cream containing 80% active silicone that can effectively form a permanent silicone damp course within the masonry walls and surfaces.
FEATURES OF DAMPTREAT
Environmentally friendly water-based formulation
Equal or better performance than pressure damp course injection
Quick and easy DIY damp proof course application
Odourless solution and minimal staining
Effective in a wide range of substrates
QUICK AND TO INSTALL
NO ELECTRIC DPC PUMP REQUIRED
SPILLAGE AND MESS VIRTUALLY ELIMINATED
SOLVENT FREE FORMULATION
Procedure to damp proof a wall
Identify the rising damp. Exclude any other types of damp that may be caused by penetrating damp or leaking pipes, roof or shower sources. These sources may required a different type of treatment.
Locate a mortar joint 150mm above the ground level, mark holes approximately 110mm apart. Avoid drilling holes directly above vertical mortar joints of bricks