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Dampness in Buildings

By: Alan Oliver

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Blackwell Science: 1997

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 248663

ISBN: 0632040858

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dampness is one of the most common causes of building failure and it frequently entails expensive remedial work. Problems relating to dampness are complex and widespread, and they require a through understanding of building technology and materials. This book deals, first of all, with properties of the more common building materials, and then considers performance of the main building elements in relation to moisture control or exclusion. Condensation and rising damp are looked at in detail, and a chapter on diagnosis provides a handy checklist to the likely causes of the main problems of damp... View more info