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Simple remedy for rising damp

(1976) Simple remedy for rising damp. The Pingelly-Brookton Leader, 2 June 1976. [Publication] [Special Collections]


Article explains the advice of the CSIRO Division of Building Research which has investigated thousands of cases of household damp.
Rising damp, or salt damp can usually be solved by a few days gardening and attention to roof gutters and down pipes.
CSIRO scientist Mr. Ron McTaggart has advised many home owners about curing damp, says the main cause is a moisture build-up in soil adjacent to walls.
The article outlines recommendations for the steps needed for effective treatment.

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This article is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Copyright: ©1976 The Pingelly-Brookton Leader
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58154
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