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How can you identify rising damp?

The following are signs of rising damp:
  • Rising damp causes paint to peel.
  • Your wallpaper is coming loose.
  • The exterior wall may be affected.
  • Salt formation and salt rings are visible on your wall.
  • Your wallpaper has become wet from the rising damp in the wall.
  • You can see clear salt outlines on the interior wall.
  • Your bricks are porous and therefore vulnerable to rising damp.
loosened skirting boards from rising damp
rising damp causes mould to form on the walls
peeling paint as a result of rising damp