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Salt Damp Removal Adelaide: St. Nicholas Romanian Orthodox Church

Adelaide Church salt damp removal

The St. Nicholas Romanian Orthodox Church is another building located in Adelaide that required rising salt damp removal. Initially the building was Thomas Gatwick’s 1854 steam flour mill, later bought by H.W. Packer, and then taken over by George Fife Angas in 1870. It was used for inaugural Bowden-on-the-Hill Baptist mission services before being converted into a church in 1901. The purpose of renovation was to make the space more suitable for the Sunday school and to accommodate public worship for the North Adelaide Baptist Church; the actual St. Nicholas Romanian Orthodox Church congregation was formed in 1973. The church building has seen many changes throughout its time and continues to be a special place for its attendees and the community in Ovingham to gather.

Likewise with many structures in Australia and particularly Adelaide, the St. Nicholas Romanian Orthodox Church building was affected by rising salt damp. South Australia’s hotter, drier climate and raised salt levels in soil means the problem of salt damp is increased. The cream Lal Lal bricks that the church was built with are especially affected by decay due to their softer consistency; the bricks get their name from the quarry the clay derived from.

St. Nicholas Romanian Orthodox Church presented a challenging project with rising salt damp in rendered 300mm stone walls, successfully treated with DRYZONE. Damp Busters introduced DRYZONE into the Australian Market in 2003, and since that time, we have treated hundreds of buildings, including heritage listed, with a 100% success rate. For salt damp removal in Adelaide or wherever you may be, contact the Dryzone applicator from your state.

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Damp Busters introduced DRYZONE into the Australian Market in 2003, and since that time, we have treated hundreds of buildings, including heritage listed, with a 100% success rate.

For salt damp removal in Adelaide or wherever you may be, contact the Dryzone applicator from your state.