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No gap between bottom of cladding and waterproof deck

  • It was not installed correctly when constructed – the gap has been required under E2/AS1 for building work since 1992 to allow draining and drying from behind the cladding and to provide sufficient gap so that the cladding does not absorb moisture 

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Stain failure at base of timber weatherboard walls

  • Cladding covered by soil/foliage

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  • The back surface of boards is too close to the ground, not sealed and absorbing moisture

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Plywood cladding – paint failure at base of walls

  • Cladding covered by soil/foliage

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  • The back surface of boards too close to the ground, not sealed and absorbing moisture

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Timber slat decks – moss/mould/lichen growing on decking

Timber slat decks – decking slippery when wet

Timber slat decks – split/damaged/rotten decking

Timber slat decks – rot to deck joists/bearers

Timber slat decks – deterioration of decking/cladding

Timber slat decks – water leaking into house

  • Water is tracking along the bolts used to fix the deck to the wall cladding/framing

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  • The decking/framing is hard against wall cladding

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Timber slat decks – rusty connectors/fixings/support brackets

  • Exposure to air-borne salt, dust or dirt; trapped moisture and dirt

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Timber deck posts – rot at base

Steel deck beams – rusting

  • Exposure to air-borne salt, dust or dirt; trapped moisture and dirt

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