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    Efflorescence on plaster

    Well thats not very fair is it lol what warrants such a special ranking?? ‍lol:baaa:
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    Efflorescence on plaster

    Thanks for the reply! That makes a lot of sense to me as been reading how to put in a french drain this morning. Time to get me boots on then and grab a shovel haha. Hopefully that cures the problem by redirecting the rain away from the house. All guttering is working as it should and been...
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    Efflorescence on plaster

    Previously it was board dabbed straight onto that brick wall as you can probably tell. Would there be any benefit to putting a sand cement mix over the brick first?
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    Efflorescence on plaster

    I’m hoping so. The roof has now been repaired anyway so ridges have all been pointed and chimney. No signs of penetrating damp there. I do plan on digging out a french drain at front of house though too to preven any damp running toward house as garden slopes toward it. The question is do I need...
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    Hi There

    I posted it in the DIY part its about efflorescence... maybe I posted it in the wrong place lol cos lets be honest, I’m most likely not going to do it myself cash waiting though ready to be spent for the right man for the job
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    Hi There

    Banter... yeah I can take it and give it all day ‍♂️
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    Efflorescence on plaster

    Thanks for the reply. I’ve just been reading loads online and only from what I’ve found it just seems there is always two different answers... either the side that says rising damp is a load of s**t or that I’d need DPC putting in etc. Like I said I don’t know a lot at all, hell, I most...
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    Hi There

    Lolol probably the funniest welcome I’ve ever had on a forum. Thanks for a warm welcome maybe i’m not old but I bloody feel it if anyone could help me with my post about my walls I’d be more than grateful
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    Efflorescence on plaster

    Ok so I’ve been doing a ton of research on this subject and found two different answers. I have just moved into a house I’ve just bought and there was suspected rising damp.... There was no obvious damp or mould on plaster just the salts on top of finished paint surface and causing paint flake...
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    Hi There

    Haha!! I am quite old tbf 36!!
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    Hi There

    I’m Louie just joined to get tips on DIY really. Hope I don’t become a nauze haha
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