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Penetrating Damp Occurring in Eco Homes

Penetrating damp is simply the situation of water entering from an external source into your home and then into the building. This usually happens either because of water penetrating through an existing roof line or even if external stone or brick walls have deteriorated to the point that they become quite porous and let water in through the existing roof line into the home. This kind of damp can cause a lot of damage to a home because it does not only cause mold and mildew problems but it also can destroy or loosen roof shingles. It is very important for homes to have good roofs so that no damage is done. This is especially the case if you live…