Wednesday, June 13, 2007

354) The Professional and Home Owners Guide to Dampness in Buildings: Diagnosis, Treatment and Instrument ***

Oxley, T.A. and Gobert, E.G. (1999). The Professional and Home Owners Guide to Dampness in Buildings: Diagnosis, Treatment and Instrument. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford.
  • Introduction (ms1-5)
  • The dampness problem (ms6-10)
  • What dampness is (ms11-21)
  • Is there a dampness problem? (ms22-32)
  • Salts contamination in wall surfaces caused by rising damp (ms33-40)
  • The sources of water causing dampness: liquid water (ms41-57)
  • The source of water causing dampness: water from the air (ms58-87)
  • Diagnosis the causes of dampness (ms88-101)
  • How to monitor the drying out of a new building structure (ms102-106)
  • Moulds, fungi and wood boring insects (ms107-118)
  • Appendix:
  1. How to survey your house for dampness (ms119-120)
  2. Diagnosis (ms121-122)