All posts filed under: Damp

I’m Sticking With Glue

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Damp / Dining Room

Here’s a boring yet helpful post for you. It’s about my favourite subject, the lovely subject of damp. If you’re still reading you might remember that we have a small damp problem in our house. When we bought the place it had rising damp that had to be sorted (thankfully the sellers paid for this) but since then we’ve found the odd patch here and there in the form of unsightly blotches on the wall. […]

Catch Up

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Boring / Damp / Dining Room / Lighting / Rug / Spare Room

Here’s a slightly sleep-inducing round-up of a few issues we’ve overcome the past couple of weeks. ie these are all pretty boring and practical things that you might end up having to tackle in your own home. Yawn. *accidentally shoots self in face* 1) Damp Gate: Part Seven Thousand Backstory: You might remember me having yet another nervous breakdown over yet more damp in our small Victorian damp box.  Remedy: We knew it wasn’t rising […]

Seriously?

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Damp / Dining Room

You know when I posted a picture of our un-rolling rug yesterday? Well after I’d posted it, I was sitting at my computer looking at the picture and then looking at the scene in real life, and I noticed something… …it’s our old friend damp! AGAIN.  At first I thought it was a smudge on my computer screen, or even a smudge on the wall from grubby mits, but no, it’s cold and feels a […]

Rejoice!

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I’M SO HAPPY. Trevor the damp man came over this morning and told me it’s not damp. We won’t have to have the wall ripped out or re-plastered or anything horrid like that. He thought it was just some small holes in the pointing outside (pointing is the seams in between the bricks of the house where the concrete goes FYI) and he filled them with some putty stuff for FREE. What a man. To be honest […]