Where penetrating damp is found in brick walls we can protect the brickwork and fix the penetrating damp by applying a water repellent masonry protection penetrating coating. We repair missing damaged or poor quality existing brick mortar prior to the application of the water repellent protective penetrating damp sealer. Penetrating water repellent is able to penetrate deeply in masonry being extremely durable and does not change the appearance of the bricks and brick wall.
Signs of penetrating damp
Penetrating damp or lateral damp is the problem of rain and water penetrating g through brick walls. Signs of Penetrating Damp Damp patching on the internal side of walls and peeling or flaking paint can be a sign of penetrating or lateral damp. Mould growth of walls can be caused from many sources of moisture checking the building structure for penetrating damp is a step in assessing the cause of mould growth in a house or building.
Colourless water-repellent costings significantly improve the resistance of brick walls to penetration rain without changing the appearance of the brickwork. The treatment lines the pores with a water-repellent material which inhibits capillary absorption, so that water does not penetrate into the surface of the brick wall.