What does 'Damp' mean when buying a property?
Find out what Damp means when you are buying a property. 'What does Damp mean?' plus over 150 other property related terms and jargon in plain English
There are two main types of damp a property can suffer from:
- Rising damp - damp coming into the property at ground level.
- Penetrating damp - moisture is coming in through walls, often where they join to a window or where an exterior wall has cracked.
These are not always cause for panic but you should be aware of their exact implications. Click the links above to find out more about each type.
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