• Damp,  Demolition,  Walls

    Dining Room Plaster Removal 31/07/2017

    This is how the room looked after buying the house in May 2015 (the electric fire insert has been removed and carpet corners lifted) You can see the signs of damp in the alcoves halfway up the wall – starting to blister off the vinyl patterned wallpaper. The skirting board in the alcove to the right was completely missing & had been replaced by a hastily moulded concrete creation! This corner is in the right alcove where it abuts the external wall. You can see the cement render on the right, some kind of silver ‘waterproofing’ or damp-stop paint, various white salts escaping the wall particularly where the gypsum joins…