BSI - BS 6576
Code of practice for diagnosis of rising damp in walls of buildings and installation of chemical damp-proof courses
|Publication Date:||16 November 2005|
|ICS Code (Waterproofing):||91.120.30|
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.