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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]

Summary

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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