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  1. Steve773

    Decorating over damp but wall to be as breathable as possible

    Hi guys, (Skip to the end if you want a TLDR) I moved into a home last month, it was built in 1920s so quite old. A current issue is that the outside rendering has cracks and therefore there's some damp across some areas of the house. I'm looking to get this render looked at and fixed or...
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    Moisture in cupboard under stairs

    Ohhh OK thats useful to know. Also picture of the outside isn't possible as it's joined onto the neighbour. The other wall is the living room wall (so internal). I'll add pictures for context. Funnily enough the living room corner next to cupboard did have rising damp issue which was looked...
  3. Steve773

    Moisture in cupboard under stairs

    OK man great, I'll look into this. Thanks. Just for your information in case you're interested in other suggestions, there's also been some good replied on another thread I posted for this moisture issue: http://www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk/forum1/viewtopic.php?t=105388
  4. Steve773

    Moisture in cupboard under stairs

    Thanks for the help man. The post regarding electrics is this to see if the electrics could be Impacted due to damp/moist in the same room?
  5. Steve773

    Moisture in cupboard under stairs

    I cannot see anything that looks particularly odd. That pipe you mentioned I'm not actually sure what that is for, it has some kind of screw/unscrew section at the top. Yeah you're right about the capped off pipe in the back left corner. I've felt around the pipe itself and cannot feel any...
  6. Steve773

    Moisture in cupboard under stairs

    OK great I'll do that soon as possible. Thank you.
  7. Steve773

    Moisture in cupboard under stairs

    I have attached an image of the nearest radiator, from what I see it seems the associated pipes do not cross underneath the cupboard. That's a good idea asking neighbours etc I'll give that a go.
  8. Steve773

    Moisture in cupboard under stairs

    Hey thanks for the reply man. Yeah possibly, I'm really hoping there isn't anything serious. I was thinking maybe its concentrated to the left due to that being where the entrance is and there's nothing securing the joining between the laminate in the hallway to the flooring in the cupboard...
  9. Steve773

    Moisture in cupboard under stairs

    Hi guys, Recently bought a home, been here around 1 week and noticed an earthy smell inside the cupboard under the stairs. This is where the electrics is located. My knowledge isn't great with this however the texture under the laid down flooring feels like cement, parts of it feel slightly...
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