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Confusion over Potential Damp Patch around Window

Postby peter1104 » Sun Aug 23, 2015 2:15 pm

Can anyone tell me if this is damp? There is yellowing on the wall around a window (see attachment). I've had 3 damp proofers look at it, 1 said it is damp and that he'll need to replace the beading and re plaster at a cost of £290 + VAT, the other 2 said it's not damp (one said it was too high up the wall) and that it is rusted beading and not to worry about it.

Can someone please help


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Postby grafterdcrafter » Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:11 am

Do you have a better quality picture, that shows more of the wall?

Is it a ground floor window or upstairs?

What is the wall construction (cavity, brick, solid stone?)

How old is the house?

Can you take a photo of the outside too?
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