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Title: Damp-proof courses

Ref Code: DG380

Abstract1: Water penetration is the prime cause of deterioration in building structures and materials. The presence of excess moisture encourages the growth of moulds and wood-rotting fungi. This Digest discusses moisture exclusion, selection of materials, and installation of damp-proof courses in walls and chimneys.



Year Published: 1993

ISBN: 978-0-85125-564-4


Pages: 8


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