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Wet Rot Treatment

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  • 2017-09-19 12:18:00

Wet rot lives and grows in areas where a regular amount of moisture is present. The potential causes of these moist areas are damaged plumbing or washing machines that are not connected properly. It can also be caused by other operations where liquids are involved.  The first step to treating wet rot is to ensure that the source of moisture is removed. The surrounding surfaces where they grow also need to be dried out.  Check...

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Wet Rot Spotting The Signs

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  • 2017-09-07 12:13:00

Some of us don't have enough awareness about wet rot. It is important to understand how it exists and the ways that you can spot it. You can learn how to spot them, together with the signs that wet rot is already in your timber.  Every home or property uses timber in its decoration or construction. Timber can last a long period of time. But it still can decay due to the problems that wet rot can create.  The solution...

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What Is Wet Rot

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  • 2017-08-23 12:04:00

Wet rot is naturally decaying when regular and constant moisture is present. With the high-level of moisture, it can grow rapidly. The presence of wet rot is unwanted because it can cause structural damage over time. It has the capacity to soften the surface once it is left untreated from the very beginning.  Wet rot is a general terminology used to describe variations of species of fungi. This fungus is responsible for rot...

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How Wet Rot Occurs

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  • 2017-08-09 11:55:00

Wet rot can be disturbing if left untreated. It can rapidly grow and can spread over all surfaces. Wet rot looks unpleasant and it can be a pain to the eye. When you need wet rot to be removed in an area, feel free to call a professional service. A damp expert can handle both simple and complex issues. Wet rot shouldn't be confused with the more severe dry rot. It still  has the potential to create damage to your valued...

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Dry Rot Treatment

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  • 2017-07-25 11:49:00

Without enough time and attention as a homeowner, a dry rot outbreak will be a destructive issue. If you do not have enough time to address the problem, it is best to seek help from a professional damp expert. At  Aquafoss, we have extensive knowledge and profound expertise that can make your home dry rot free. We offer innovative and effective solutions. This will work to never give fungi an opportunity to grow. Our...

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How Dry Rot Occurs

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  • 2017-07-13 11:32:00

Dry rot is a wood decay caused by fungi. The latter digest parts of the timber that can weaken its strength and integrity. The term dry rot is used to describe any cured wood decay in ships as well as buildings. This will result in a cracked or dark coloured damaged condition. It has a life-cycle that can be broken into four stages. It starts as a microscopic spore that can be compared to a fine orange dust. When there is a too...

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What Causes Dry Rot

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  • 2017-06-27 12:06:00

Dry Rot is a wood destroying fungus that digests parts of the timber. Dry rot is a stressful and cumbersome problem for most property owners.  It is a fungus that eats away the wood cellulose component that usually turns it brown. At first phase of dry rot outbreak, it is not damaging or destructive.  Be careful that it does not go untreated for a long period of time. Homeowners can experience issues...

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How Do I Identify Dry Rot

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  • 2017-06-15 11:22:00

As a homeowner, you have lots of responsibilities to perform. This includes keeping the entire property free from damp and identifying dry rot. You have to do your best to prevent more complex dilemmas for the years to come. When you can clean your house efficiently but cannot determine any signs of dry rot, here are some of its signs.  When timber is damaged by dry rot, it usually appears brown with brittle and dry cuboidal...

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What is Dry Rot

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  • 2017-05-31 11:08:00

Dry rot can greatly affect any type of wood. It can be found inside and outside residential and commercial properties that are made of wood. It can produce potential damage that gets worse when it remains unsolved over a few days. It is a  decay that is usually found in wooden structures.  Typically, it is caused by fungi which develop because of exposure to excess moisture. This can be from a leaky pipe, damaged down...

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Common Signs of Condensation

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  • 2017-05-16 16:40:00

Do you notice your wall paint starts to peel? Beware, peeling wall pain is only one of the many signals of condensation.  The moment you see this, you should be alarmed because this isn't really a good sight to behold. At first glance, you may think that quality of paint might have something to do with the peeling. But as you go further of the problem, you'll soon realise that it's more than that.  You...

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Identifying Condensation

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  • 2017-05-11 15:55:00

Condensation comes in many forms that is why it is quite hard to distinguish. Most commonly, it occurs on ceiling or walls like a damp on surface of the building. With the right knowledge, one can easily identify condensation.  Generally, it is best determined when beads of moisture are present in the building. If you are new to this, you might get confused whether it is indeed condensation or just any other water formation...

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What Causes Condensation

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  • 2017-05-03 15:51:00

Air temperature, surface temperature of windows and moisture level of the air should be checked. These are the three significant factors that greatly cause condensation. Generally, the more moisture present in the air, the more chances for condensation to occur.  Without being aware, your daily activities at home can cause the process of condensation. This unawareness may lead into serious problems over time. You have to...

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Why is Condensation A Problem

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  • 2017-04-26 15:43:00

Without knowing, condensation can come through behind the finishes of your home. This can include tiles, paint and paper. And this can cause black mould when the moisture is not being wiped away after several weeks.  Have you noticed that in the recent years, condensation is becoming a common problem? Your home may become leaky as well as cold. This is most especially when you do not keep them well-insulated.  The gaps...

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What is Condensation

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  • 2017-04-21 15:38:00

Typically, condensation occurs to buildings where warm water and moist air come together. When this contacts a cooler surfaces below a dew point like windows it condenses. Where the water condenses, condensation can happen.  The air generally contains moisture. The air temperature can determine how much moisture it can hold.  The warm water can contain more moisture compared to cold water. Warm...

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How to Fix a Rising Damp Problem

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  • 2017-04-12 15:28:00

Rising damp can really cause you different structural, health, and aesthetic problems.  This can bring so much stress once it is not solved right away. This is why, the moment that you discovered that something is wrong in your damp system, you should think of the best solution immediately. By the problem gets worse, you will need to spend an amount for the remedy. Make sure to identify the problem quickly before it turns...

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How to Identify Rising Damp

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  • 2017-04-12 15:21:00

Rising damp can totally affect your external and internal walls. So, as soon as you see the problem, you have to do some actions to stop it from pursuing. All related rising damp problems can cause damage to your property.  In fact, it can lead to greater damage once it is not given attention the right way. Certainly, when this problem arises, your money is at stake. The worst thing about rising damp is that you might be...

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Signs of Rising Damp

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  • 2017-03-28 14:57:00

A complete damp inspection is important to guarantee that your property is in its best condition. This inspects the surfaces of your building or house structure.  If you think that your property is free from rising damp, think twice because what you see might be deceiving you. Only when you ask an expert to focus on the problem can you truly see the real situation. Any sign that pertains to...

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Why Rising Damp Can Be a Problem

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  • 2017-03-24 14:46:00

Rising damp appears in the form of an unwanted moisture from the building structure. This is caused by water within the structure or intrusion from outside. The high proportion of the damp problems of the buildings is usually triggered by condensation or rain penetration. The sad thing about rising damp is that most homeowners or building owners do not really consider it as an issue. In fact, the majority of them do not...

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Why Rising Damp Occurs

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  • 2017-03-15 14:25:00

Rising damp or salt-damp generally occurs on the base of the wall. This moves from the ground upward. This happens when the damp proof course which is fitted is not capable of its job.  A poorly fitted damp course will fail to stop the moisture from rising.  Most building materials are absorbent. The moisture coming from the ground has the tendency to rise to the building structure. This will continue unless the owner...

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How to Solve a Penetrating Damp Problem

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  • 2017-03-09 16:51:00

When a home or building is dominated by water, it may cause great damage which can be more expensive to repair. When water has accessed the property walls, it is called a penetrating damp. This is the result of water entering the walls because of the possible entrances. These can include broken gutters, cracked and old bricks, or leaking roofs.  When penetrating damp happens, you are left dumbfounded since you don't...

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DIY Tips for Penetrating Damp

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  • 2017-03-03 12:50:00

Penetrating damp can happen to all kinds of property. When a house or building is not well-maintained or let the water to enter, the walls can be damp. This is not good for your property. Often, when this kind of situation happens, you always call the help of professionals.  This is a cost that you can try an avoid by maintaining your property.  Having a professional company to do the work is great...

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Why is Penetrating Damp a Problem

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  • 2017-02-22 12:44:00

There are a number of serious problems that your walls or property may experience. Penetrating damp will surely be on top of the list. Commercial or residential properties are not exempted from this problem. It can strike to any property that it wants if there is a triggering factor. When a building is well built, the materials are long lasting. This can reduce the risk so that penetrating damp is not likely to happen. When the...

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Treating Penetrating Damp

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  • 2017-02-16 12:36:00

Keeping a property free from damp is important to everyone who lives or works there.   These properties may face damp problems which can trigger its early deterioration. Damp may also lessen its appeal to a potential buyer.  Penetrating damp is one of the problems that every property can experience. This is true especially if the bricks are weak or already old. This problem enters the walls of a property which can cause...

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Understanding Penetrating Damp

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  • 2017-02-07 12:29:00

Buildings and homes can suffer from serious problems with their walls whenever heavy rain falls. There are instances where rain pours hard and the water penetrates the walls. This can cause damage to the building's walls and its entire structure. When this happens, it is called penetrating damp.  Penetrating damp is best described as the access of water into the walls of the property. It can enter the property...

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How to Control Below Ground Damp

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There are many forms of damp and they can all be damaging. It’s important to look for signs as soon as possible and control damp in your home. Here are a few ways how you can control below ground damp.  Below ground damp can easily lead to rising damp. This can cause damage to your structures as it travels up a wall. It’s also an unsightly scene and can reduce the value of your home. Repairing damp issues can be costly,...

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How to Control Penetrating Damp

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  • 2016-11-12 12:07:00

Penetrating damp can be a great threat to your structure. This is why you should control damp from the beginning. Let’s take a look at how you can control penetrating damp. There are many ways to control rising damp. You can replace missing tiles and slates as soon as possible to prevent moisture from travelling. You can also choose to use spray-on roof foams for your roofs. This can be placed on the underside of the roof. Some...

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Corrective Measures for Damp

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  • 2016-11-03 12:04:00

When it comes to damp, it’s important to know how to fix it. Let’s take a look at remedial measures to help prevent damp from causing trouble in your home.  There are many ways to treat damp, but some can be expensive. That’s why you should try to prevent damp from occurring in the first place. It’s more affordable to prevent than to repair. Plus, it’s easier to maintain a damp-free home than spending money to repair...

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Finding Damp in your Property

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  • 2016-10-25 11:56:00

If you suspect that you have damp in your home, it's important to investigate thoroughly. Let's take a look at how you can find the causes of damp and how to treat them effectively. Damp can be found in almost any home. It can cause structural damage as well as reduce the value of your home. This is what's important to constantly look for signs of damp to fix any issues as soon as possible. There are also different...

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DPCs and Alternative Systems

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  • 2016-10-20 11:52:00

There are many different DPCs (damp proofing courses) that you can make use of. Let’s take a look at a few of them, as well as alternative options can apply to your home. When it comes to damp proofing, it is essential that you do it right. This will help you to reduce possible damage to your home and also maintains overall value. Damp proofing course is can be a great way to prevent future damage from occurring. There are different...

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What are the major Causes of Damp

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  • 2016-10-06 11:44:00

There are many causes of dampness in your home. That’s why you should know how to look for them and repair them as soon as possible. Here are a few popular causes of damp in your home.  One of the main causes of damp is air moisture condensation. Many features of old buildings actually result in higher humidity. This includes many energy saving measures that they’ve used. Condensation will occur on any surface that is...

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What is Building Breathability

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  • 2016-09-30 11:41:00

To prevent damp from causing problems you need to understand how it occurs. Let’s take a look at the breathability of a building and why it is so important.  When you revamp a property, you need to look for signs of damp. It’s important to do, since you’ll need to repair these issues while you are revamping or building. Damp can be a costly damage to repair and can reduce the value of your property. When you work with...

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Managing Damp when Renovating

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  • 2016-09-20 11:36:00

When you renovate your home, it’s important to pay attention to signs of damp. Here are a few tips to deal with damp while you are renovating your home.  Damp can cause problems in a home. Not only does it negatively influence the appearance of a building, but it can reduce the value of your property. When you renovate your home, it’s a good time to look for signs of damp to fix them promptly. Keep in...

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Managing Rising Damp

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Rising Damp is one of the many different types of damp that can cause damage in your home. Knowing how to identify the right type is the first step. Let's take a look at rising damp and how you can fix it. Damp can really cause damage in your home. It is not only unsightly but it can lead to a significant damage. Mould is unhealthy and should be removed from the home as soon as possible. There are different types of damp that may exist...

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Condensation

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Condensation is one of the many ways in which damp problems can occur in your home. Learn how to notice when damp start occurring and how to treated effectively. There are different types of damp which can damage your home. This includes penetrating damp, and rising damp. But it can also be due to condensation. Condensation can lead to molten grows on your walls. Condensation usually occurs when moisture comes in contact with a cold surface. Condensation...

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Woodworm

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Woodworm is that many people don't realise they have. Learn how to identify with them early and to fix the problem effectively. Most people only notice woodworm when the signs become visible. Woodworm species don't always show the same signs. That's why you should look out for a variety of signs to catch the issue as early as possible. One definite sign is timber that has fresh exit holes. These are usually round shaped and their fresh...

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Types of Damp Problems

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When it comes to damp, there are many problems to be aware of. Let's look at some of the most common types of damp problems at your home. Damp is never easy to deal with. It can cause damage to your home and also cause your home to lose value. It doesn’t look good against your walls, which is why you should prevent damp were possible. Once the damp is present you should effectively remove it and damp proof your entire home. There are different...

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How to Stop Penetrating Damp

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Damp is one of the most common problems you can have at home. Learn how you can easily stop penetrating damp from becoming a problem at home. When it comes to damp, it can be a real unsightly event. Not only does it look bad but it can also cause damage to your walls and gutter systems. This is why is always important to try and stop damp as much as possible. This is mainly done with preventative maintenance. You should make sure that you gutter...

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Penetrating Damp

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Penetrating damp is quite common in homes. It’s usually found on the outside walls of your house. Let's take a look at how you can effectively identify and remove penetrating damp from your home. Damp is a quite common problem for many homeowners. You can leave a lasting stain on your wall and also a very unpleasant smell. There are different types of damp that you should be aware of. This includes condensation, rising damp and penetrating...

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Five Tips to Prevent Damp

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Damp can easily become a real problem and be expensive to repair. Here are five great tips to help prevent damp from causing damage to your building.  1. Look for problem areasLook around the house for possible problem areas. This can be a crack in a wall or a blockage. Anything that can lead to damp penetrating your walls. Look for watermarks as these can indicate damp penetrating through your walls already.  1. Look...

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Damp on Walls

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Damp is a common issue that can be found in many homes. It is not only unsightly but it can be very dangerous to your health. Let's take a closer look at damp on walls. When you see damp on your walls, you need to take action. The longer you ignore the problem, but more serious it will become. With regular maintenance and inspections, you can reduce the possibility of damp. Rising damp is an issue that is quite common. It usually affects walls...

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Tips for Preventing Damp Problems

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Preventing damp was a good idea at home. Prevention is always better than cure, even with damp issues. Let's look at how you can effectively prevent damp problems in your home. If you have any damp issues, they can quickly become a problem. That's why it's important to prevent damp from happening in the first place. There are a few things you can do to damp proof your home. This includes regularly replacing the seals in your bathroom,...

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How can I Diagnose Damp

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When it comes to diagnosing damp, it’s important to know what to look for. Here are a few great tips on how you can successfully diagnose damp in your home.  One of the first things you should consider when you diagnose damp is pipes and fittings. Defective fittings can cause a leak in the system and this can cause damp to appear. Always check rainwater fittings and gulleys at ground level too.  Look...

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Preventing Damp Problems

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Damp can be a real problem in a house. This is why it’s important to know how to stop damp and how you can prevent it from being a problem again. Damp is a real issue for many homeowners. It can cause problems and it is also a very unhealthy. Plus, it reduces the value of your home. This is why this important to actively prevent any damp problems that may develop in your home. But it all starts with finding the cause of your damp issue. The first...

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Choosing the Right Damp Proofing Treatment

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  • 2016-06-28 16:36:00
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When it comes to damp proofing, you need a reliable service. Let’s take a look at the different treatments available for damp proofing your home. Damp proofing is often a necessary service if you are worrying about the damp problem in your home. If you want to fix your damp problem, you should start by identifying the type and extent of the problem. From there you should determine the cause of the damp. You can do this by finding the source of...

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