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    Damp in gable end. Damp walls and floor

    The previous owners have tried to remove the sloping soil but not enough. We are going to remove more soil and level the whole area and concrete over it to make a car port. I will try and get some outside photos tonight if it is still light. Below is the report from the surveyor: "The walls...
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    Damp in gable end. Damp walls and floor

    The surveyor, the plasterer and the builder all just said that there was damp, they did not tell me what kind of damp it is. I probably need to get a specialist company out to have a look and tell me exactly what the problem is but now I am a little scared that they will just tell me to fix the...
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    Damp in gable end. Damp walls and floor

    The cupboard was plastered 10 August
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    Damp in gable end. Damp walls and floor

    I haven't measured just yet but i think only an inch or two at most.
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    Damp in gable end. Damp walls and floor

    The surveyor said that there was a little damp in the front room but when I moved in I noticed that the cupboard under the stairs smelt badly of damp and there was a half foot high tide mark from the ground up the wall. By mistake I got a plasterer in who replaced the plasterboard and said he...
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    Damp in gable end. Damp walls and floor

    Hi I have just bought an end of terrace house that was built 1890’s. It has been confirmed that there is damp in the lower gable wall where is meets the ground, damp is also coming in through the floor but this is just the part of the floor which meets the wall. It obviously gets worse when it...
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