Definitions for "Dampproofing"
Sealing the foundation walls to help prevent outside moisture from entering the basement.
A process used on concrete, masonry or stone surfaces for the purpose of repelling water. Moisture vapor readily penetrates coatings of this type. The main purpose of dampproofing is to prevent the coated surface from absorbing rain water while allowing is to breathe moisture vapor out of the structure.
Prevention of moisture penetration by capillary action.