Ill-Effects of Dampness

Ill-effects of dampness are as listed below:
1. Patches develop and destroy the appearance of the building.
2. Colour wash, white wash and paintings are damaged.
3. Plaster crumbles.
4. Bricks and stones disintegrate endangering the building.
5. Steel in the slabs and beam start rusting. It reduces the life of structure.
6. Electric short circuits may takes place.
7. Flooring may settle.
8. Floor covers are damaged.
9. Wooden components of buildings like door frames, cupboard warp.
10. Dry rotting of wood takes place.
11. Termite becomes active and attack wooden articles.
12. Mosquito breeding takes place.
13. Darkness along with warmth and darkness breed germs giving rise to many diseases.

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