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Cement render = Rotten wood

[...] render exposes timber issues under cracks One of the other issues that the removal of the cement render exposed was the condition of the wood in the structure. Admittedly the house has a strange [...]

Damp appearing?

[...] not cement. Again wind driven rain gets into the thinnest cracks and gets stuck behind the cement render. Ideally any cement render should be removed, but at the very least cracks should be repaired [...]

The strength of cement

[...] Look no hands! Nine bricks being supported by their edges by a 10mm thick piece of cement render. I was planning on capping the wall that abuts into my house (this was to reduce the amount of [...]

Where has that damp smell gone?

[...] (the ground floor chimneys house wood burning stoves and so are already open) 3. Removed the cement render from the solid walled and early cavity walled elements of the house and replaced this with a [...]

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