Dampness

Dampness

Dampness Dampness is the seepage of water and the resultant wet/humid conditions prevalent on the wall. This is very conducive for the growth of Fungi (interior surfaces) or Algae (exterior surfaces). The problem affects new and old houses alike, if it is not...
Undulations

Undulations

Undulations When the surface is not even or leveled, they are called Undulations. Surface leveling is a prominent contributing factor in the overall quality of the finish. Checking Undulations • When the surface is viewed from a lower angle, Undulations are visible. •...
Higher Alkalinity

Higher Alkalinity

Higher Alkalinity Painting on surfaces having higher alkalinity is very challenging, unless the pH level is reduced. The paints delaminate or strip off from the surface due to high alkalinity. Measuring Alkalinity • Alkalinity level can be checked using a simple pH...
Algae & Fungus Growth

Algae & Fungus Growth

Algae & Fungus Growth The growth of Algae and Fungus on the walls creates spots on the walls. While Algal growth is seen as greenish spots, the Fungal growth is black or reddish brown in colour. Algae grow mostly on the exterior wall surfaces, because they need...
Cracks on walls

Cracks on walls

Cracks on walls A split on the wall surface is called Crack. The Cracks can be either on columns and beams or on the plaster laid. Cracks on columns and beams are deeper than those on plaster. The plaster laid on both interior and exterior walls can develop cracks....

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