What Are The Effects Of Damp On A Building?

Damp is known to cause extreme damage to buildings. The unwanted moisture enables the growth of various fungi in wood, causing rot or mould, these can lead to health issues.

Common effects of damp include:

Plaster and paint deteriorating

Wallpaper becoming loose

Stains from water, salts and mould

Concentrations of airborne mould that once inhaled can cause serious health effects on humans and pets

External mortar and brickwork crumbling

Indoor air quality becoming very poor which in turn may cause respiratory illness in occupants of the property