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BSI - BS 6576

Code of practice for diagnosis of rising damp in walls of buildings and installation of chemical damp-proof courses

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Organization: BSI
Publication Date: 16 November 2005
Status: inactive
Page Count: 18
ICS Code (Waterproofing): 91.120.30
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This standard covers how to diagnose and treat rising damp, and how to install a damp-proof course. It emphasizes the need to differentiate between rising damp and other causes of damp conditions. It gives recommendations for the chemical treatment of rising damp in existing buildings with solid walls, cavity walls (unfilled or filled) and random rubble-filled walls. Essential precautions and procedures for installing chemical damp-proof courses are also indicated.

Document History

November 16, 2005
Code of practice for diagnosis of rising damp in walls of buildings and installation of chemical damp-proof courses
This standard covers how to diagnose and treat rising damp, and how to install a damp-proof course. It emphasizes the need to differentiate between rising damp and other causes of damp conditions. It...
BS 6576
November 16, 2005
Code of practice for diagnosis of rising damp in walls of buildings and installation of chemical damp-proof courses
This standard covers how to diagnose and treat rising damp, and how to install a damp-proof course. It emphasizes the need to differentiate between rising damp and other causes of damp conditions. It...
February 28, 1985
Installation of Chemical Damp-Proof Courses
Recommendations for the chemical treatment of rising damp in masonry walls of buildings. Describes procedures for diagnosing rising damp and for installing chemical damp-proof courses.

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