Showing results 1-12 of 27

Timber slat decks – water leaking into house

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

    How to repair

  • The decking/framing is hard against wall cladding

    How to repair

  • View all repairs

Door is difficult to open or close

No roof space access

Roof space – insulation is touching the flexible roof underlay

  • This is likely to occur at the edges of the roof, particularly with low pitched roofs, where roof framing does not have enough depth to provide space for the insulation

    How to repair

  • The insulation has become displaced due to air movement/wind in the roof space/activity by occupants or tradespeople – typically occurs with loose-fill, blown-in insulation

    How to repair

Roof leaks (visible as wet framing or water path stains)

Roof space – rusty fixings

Rafters or ridge beams sagging

  • Rafter spans too great for the timber size and/or roofing type, or roof framing has been overloaded

    How to repair

  • Poor quality timber, or cracked or broken timber

    How to repair

  • View all repairs

Interior musty smells

  • There is a high level of moisture in the rooms due to a combination of poor ventilation, not enough heating, and/or poor insulation

    How to repair

  • Dampness from the subfloor is getting into the rooms through gaps in the flooring and through service holes cut in framing

    How to repair

  • View all repairs

Ceiling framing location visible on the ceiling

  • Condensation forms on the ceiling along the lines of the cold bridges formed by the framing in an insulated roof space - mould growth is the result of regular condensation 

    How to repair

  • Condensation forming on areas of ceiling where there is no framing in an uninsulated ceiling 

    How to repair

Ceilings – fibrous plaster cracked

Softboard ceiling tiles sagging

Plasterboard cracking at tight stopped wall ceiling junction