damp check....

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  1. tw1nklestar

    tw1nklestar

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    What are the thoughts on a reading of 24% and a bit of rippling on outside back wall? ??

    If it needs checking can anyone advise how to go about getting someone to do a proper test. In Manchester area
     
  2. bartiny

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    I have no personal experience with any of the below, but you should be able to get an expert opinion from 1 or more (y)

    http://www.academy-group.org.uk/pages/motorhomes/servicing-in-manchester.aspx

    http://www.advancedmotorcare.co.uk/motorhome-service

    http://www.jmrcaravancare.co.uk/http://www.emm-bee.co.uk/service_enquiry.php

    Good luck, I hope it is not too serious (y)
     
  3. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    rippling with a damp reading means trouble I think. did you use a decent meter?

    My Euramobil (thankfully covered by a solid 6 year warranty) had this, I never noticed until it was tested if front of me and rippling round the bottom edge of wall pointed out to me. even then i had difficulty recognising the problem

    whats the van make and age..have you a warranty?
     
  4. Terry

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    READINGS UP TO 15 ISH ARE DEEMED OK ABOVE THAT NEEDS FURTHER INVESTIGATION -24 IS DAMP/wet
    terry
     
  5. bartiny

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    Looking at your "introduction" it looks like you have only recently (September 2015 ish) bought your motorhome, If you bought from a dealer then they should be your first port of call, and see what they say about it.

    If you are not happy with their response get it independantly assessed then take it from there.

    If you bought privately then it is a different ball game, most likely you will be on your own with it :(.

    Again Good luck with it, I hope it is not too serious, but it 100% needs looking at (y)
     
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  6. paul18

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    Checked mine all over, all readings below 15 except around door where it varies from upper 30`s at bottom to high teens at top but only for and inch or two away from door then its low singles
     
  7. nomadic

    nomadic Funster

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    You may like to have a read of the new sale of goods act, now called:

    The Consumer Rights Act 2015, came into force on 1 October 2015.

    Hope you do not have to call on it, but best to be aware.
     
  8. tw1nklestar

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    Seems it could be my fault! I have stored a memoryfoam mattress on the over cab bed and the high readings are where the mattress was touching the sides! Taken it out and trying to get airflow etc to dry it out. The walls etc are solid
     
  9. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    Your hard on yourself...have never removed anything in 25 years.
     
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