[hackerspaces] Wet hackerspace walls, what do you do?

Jens a.madman at gmail.com
Thu Nov 7 18:57:06 CET 2013

Self-watering plant

On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 9:35 AM, overflo <flo at tekstix.com> wrote:

> hi
> at my private house water was coming from the ground so i paid a company
> to cut trough the walls and insert a "wassersperre"
> super expensive, takes some  weeks. needs impressive tools (giant diamond
> chainsaw). works.
> we had to deal with this issue at metalab as well.
> no budget.
> we took down the plaster from all walls and let a drying machine run for
> some weeks.
> then we build walls made of rigips-platten in front of the wet walls and
> installed a ventilation on the bottom and slits on the top.
> so the old wall is still wet but gets enough air.
> the new wall looks good ..
> thats an ugly hack and will only work if you dont have a LOT of humidity.
> but as i know c-base you are very close to a river and have a lot of
> ground water so i guess the situation is different.
> 1 go ask a company to take a look and make an offer on the current
> situation.
> 2 go ask another.
> goto 1
> repeat till you think you know whats going on.
> have a good time
> -flo
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