I have an old cottage, one of the external walls seems to be quite damp,
esentially the next door neibours drive runs along my external wall and by
the time it gets to the kitchen at the back is about a foot or so above the
floor in my kitchen, almost a cellar as such!!
This wall has been really damp along the skirting boards and about a foot up
the wall. There is also a wall that divides my living room and my kitchen
that seems pretty damp. The floors are stone so I can along assume that it
is creating the dampness!
I have this evening chipped all the plaster off from the floor to about 4
foot up where the wlls become alot dryer. What do people suggest to teat
these damp walls befor ethey are skimmed again? Someone has mentioned
tanking but I don't really know what this entails.