Surveying for Damp Issues with Historic Buildings. Building’s fall into two categories for the purposes of surveying for damp. Modern buildings built with a damp proof course and barriers to rainwater penetration, and old buildings built prior to mid to late 19th century depending on the region of the country. Old buildings relied on the walls breathing and shedding moisture before damp became a problem.
Archive for April, 2015
If you are building a basement for accommodation or recreation You will need to achieve a Grade 3 Habitable basement to comply with BS8102 the British Standard for earth retaining structures and you will want basement waterproofing guarantees.