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The damp house : a guide to the causes and treatment of dampness

Author: Jonathan Hetreed
Publisher: Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire : Crowood, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dampness can become an enemy when it invades our interior space, when it persists, when it spreads and damages our domestic fittings, finishes and furnishings, when it encourages the growth of moulds that threaten our health, and when it stimulates the spread of fungus and decay in the structure of our houses. A major industry has developed with specialist contractors that sometimes concentrate on a single treatment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hetreed, Jonathan.
Damp House : A Guide to the Causes and Treatment of Dampness.
New York : Crowood, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Hetreed
ISBN: 9781847974037 1847974031
OCLC Number: 793510985
Description: 1 online resource (310 pages)
Contents: Introduction and acknowledgements --
Chapter 1. Definitions and diagnosis --
Chapter 2. Rising damp --
Chapter 3. Penetrating damp --
Chapter 4. Condensation --
Chapter 5. Leaking services --
Chapter 6. Remedying the effects of damp --
Chapter 7. Living with damp.
Responsibility: Jonathan Hetreed.

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Dampness can become an enemy when it invades our interior space, when it persists, when it spreads and damages our domestic fittings, finishes and furnishings, when it encourages the growth of moulds  Read more...

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