Injecting walls: the ideal solution against rising damp in the home

Do you live in a house with one or more walls that show symptoms of moisture problems? Then you are not alone in Flanders: about 1 in 4 Flemings comes into contact with a moisture problem at some point in their lives. In many cases it is rising damp, because this is the most common moisture problem in our country. Fortunately, we can easily inject walls to form a new waterproofing layer. Thanks to wall injections, damp walls become dry again and you get a lasting result!

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Advantages of injecting walls

It is a final and lasting solution;

Closing warranty on moisture problems;

Fast execution: back dry in short order!

Any government intervention ('Mijn verbouwpremie')

Sensitive increase in property capital gains

Strong reduction in energy costs

30-year warranty on executions by AquaConsult

Our guarantees are very long because we only work with top products of top products from Rewah N.V.

Free analysis

If you're not sure if you're suffering from persistent damp, our specialists will visit you for free and without obligation. Contact our specialists for more info.

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Why get your walls injected?

Rising damp affects your walls in both visible and invisible places. Of course, there are aesthetic reasons to combat rising damp such as spots on the wall, paint coming loose or wallpaper coming loose. But did you know that moisture control also has financial and value-added benefits for the home? Here are some good reasons to quickly address all moisture problems in your home:

  • It takes much more energy to heat a damp space. In dry rooms, you have lower heating costs;
  • A damp wall creates a musty, heavy air;
  • Mold thrives on damp walls;
  • Living in damp rooms is not good for your health (think of people with asthma);
  • A damp basement greatly reduces the value of the home;
  • Do you ever want to sell the property? Then moisture problems in the walls are guaranteed to raise question marks among prospective buyers.
  • People who treat moisture problems are eligible for the Flemish Renovation Premium.

It is important to inject only the walls affected by rising damp. For this, the moisture analysis is very important, and AquaConsult can assist you with this. Such an initial site visit is always free of charge and is always done by a qualified AquaConsult moisture expert with specialized equipment.

What does injecting walls involve?

What exactly do wall injections involve? Well, the principle is actually quite simple. When we treat walls against rising damp using wall injections, we proceed in a very specific way.

1. Preparing the wall for injections

First, the wall is prepared for injections. In this process, plasterers repair all cracks in the damp wall. Next, holes must be drilled in the wall at the skirting board level.

2. Injecting walls with damp-proofing products.

In the second step, we skillfully inject the wall with damp-proofing gel that quickly forms a water barrier layer in the pores of the wall. Immediately after injecting the wall, the gel spreads deep into the pores of the wall. The substance hardens well, forming a continuous, permanent horizontal barrier. As a result, rising moisture no longer sees a passage and the wall can dry out nicely.

The depth and strength of the waterproofing layer that subsequently forms depends greatly on the quality of the waterproofing gel. So be very choosy in your choice of gel, because it is very decisive for the durability of the procedure. After all, you don't want to find out after ten years that you have to start all over again. AquaConsult therefore chose only the highest quality products, including the top products of Rewah NV.

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Best price guarantee

This does not affect our prices, feel free to compare! However, it does have a great influence on the durability of the treatment. How does this manifest itself? Well, where others on average run into problems again after 5 to 10 years due to the decay of the waterproofing layer, Aqua Consult specifically offers a guarantee on wall injections of at least 30 years.

How much does injecting walls cost?

Many people wonder how much injecting walls costs. However, the answer to this is not so easy to give without knowing all the parameters:

  • What is the area of the affected wall?
  • Is the moisture problem located only in the walls or also in the floor?
  • What type of wall needs to be treated? Is it an interior wall? An exterior wall? Is it a cavity wall?
  • Is the problem located in the basement or on the ground floor?
  • Are you eligible for 'Mijn verbouwpremie' of the Flemish government?
  • Which finish do you choose afterwards?

AquaConsult is happy to help you in calculating the cost of wall injections for your situation.

Injecting walls: your ideal solution?

Ready to say goodbye to rising damp for good? Take contact with our moisture experts and receive a free moisture analysis. Do you suffer from penetrating damp, where the moisture from outside manages to penetrate horizontally? Then injecting walls is not an immediate option, and we recommend facade impregnation . Not sure which treatment is best for the moisture problem in your home? Then ask for a free expertise from one of our moisture experts-construction engineers. Our engineering consultants have many years of experience in determining how best to combat moisture.

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