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Whether you have issues with rising, penetrating or hygroscopic damp, the Newtonite Damp Proofing System can provide an effective solution.
The Types of Damp
Rising damp is when water from the ground rises through the capillaries of brickwork, stonework or mortar. This results in dampness to the internal wall finishes which can be unsightly, unhealthy, and lead to hygroscopic damp problems.
Rising damp is most common in houses built pre-1925 when damp proof courses were not commonly installed. Penetrating damp is the result of water penetrating horizontally from the exterior through the fabric of a wall. It can occur in any building and, as well as lowering the thermal performance of the wall, it can cause serious problems such as frost damage.
All forms of damp can cause problems to internal wall finishes and contribute to a damp, unhealthy environment. A permanent solution, which combines the correct products to combat the source of the problem, is therefore essential.
The Newton Newtonite Solution
Regardless of the scenario, the correct combination and application of Newton’s System 800 damp proofing membranes will provide you with a comprehensive solution for rising damp.
The application of Newton 807 BKK eco will also prevent penetrating damp from entering through the fabric of the wall.
Specialist Damp Proofing Contractors
Newton’s nationwide network of Specialist Contractors (NSBCs) are an elite group of contractors who work in partnership with Newton to provide the highest quality waterproofing products, design and installation.
NSBCs can also provide insured installation guarantees for their work and take on full design liability on your project, fulfilling the role of waterproofing specialist as recommended by BS 8102:2009.
Our staff are able to provide guidance for projects of all sizes, whether you require some general advice about damp or waterproofing, or support with technical drawings and specifications.