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Carlite and damp
I renovated my house in 2002, However in my kitchen is a solid 9" wall adjacent to back door but the wall is between Kitchen and Dining room, In 2002 a small area of the plaster was blown so I hacked it off about a metre sq and a metre off the ground, and patched it with carlite,over the years this patch has become damp, and it has spread right through the wall to the dining room side, I have now removed the plaster from the wall, and the brickwork is very damp almost wet , but only in the area where i used the carlite, i find it very odd how any damp hasnt spread through out the wall. it is as if the carlite is attracting the moisture .If I render it with sand an cement do you think this will solve the problem or should I use something like Lime Lite?
Any help much appreciated
sounds like you have a damp problem that needs to be sorted out first, regards terry.
Answered 3rd Sep 2012
Might be late to answer this question but if you used carlite bonding this type of plaster attracts moisture and sweats, it could of been soaking up internal moisture eg condensation then spreading the damp this way,hope it is solved now.
Answered 20th Sep 2012