Damp-proofing & Water-proofing

Apr 11, 2019

Presence of moisture or standing water can cause damage to the structure of building and health of people living in it. Measures to mitigate the causes of dampness at the time to designing and construction can prolong a building’s life.

DAMPNESS

Structural dampness is the presence of unwanted moisture in the structure of a building, either the result of intrusion from outside or condensation from within the structure.

Such dampness is a big threat to building as it has severe effects on the structure of building, furniture, hygiene, as well as the health of the occupants.