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Does a retro fit stone cill need a dpm ?
New stone cast cills to be fitted and new Upvc windows to be installed.
Where should any DPM be ?
5 Answers from MyBuilder Damp Proofing Specialists
dpm should be fitted under the stone cill and rise up across the cavity and sit on the internal skin of brick/ block/ timber.
Answered 6th May 2019
Dpc under and lapped up.as described by Rainhill forming a Tray Damp
Answered 2nd Jun 2019
The question is correct except it's called a damp proof tray
Dpm is floors Not walls
Answered 5th Jun 2019
Warwick • Member since 30 Mar 2018 • 1 job, 100% positive feedback
Cill should be laid in lime mortar. No DPM required.
Answered 29th May 2019
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