Dampproofing

A process used on concrete, masonry or stone surfaces to repel water, the main purpose of which is to prevent the coated surface from absorbing rain water while still permitting moisture vapor to escape from the structure. (Moisture vapor readily penetrates coatings of this type.) 'Dampproofing' generally applies to surfaces above grade; 'waterpro...
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Dampproofing

- The black, tar like waterproofing material applied to the exterior of a foundation wall.
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dampproofing

A process used on concrete, masonry or stone surfaces to repel water, the main purpose of which is to prevent the coated surface from absorbing rain water while still permitting moisture vapor to escape from the structure. (Moisture vapor readily penetrates coatings of this type.) 'Dampproofing' generally applies to surfaces above grade; 'waterproo...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21074

dampproofing

Prevention of moisture penetration by capillary action.
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Dampproofing

Prevention of moisture penetration due to capillary action by the addition of one or more coatings of a compound that is impervious to water.
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Dampproofing

The black, tar like waterproofing material applied to the exterior of a foundation wall.
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