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Ceilings – flaking paint (particularly on fibrous plaster ceilings)

  • Deterioration due to age; joint stopping not dry when painted; oil-based paint applied over acrylic

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  • Damp ceiling

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Plasterboard ceiling sagging

  • Insufficient number of plasterboard sheet fixings; fixings inadequate to hold plasterboard sheets; ceiling lining has had weight applied such as a person standing on the lining instead of joists in the roof space

    How to repair

  • Ceiling joist spans are too great for the timber size; joists have been overloaded 

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Softboard ceiling deterioration

Wall linings generally – mould/mildew growth

  • Condensation forming regularly because the wall is not insulated, the house is not sufficiently heated and/or internal moisture levels are too high 

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Wall framing location is visible

  • Condensation forming on the areas between the framing because the wall is not insulated – mould growth is the result of regular condensation

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  • Mould is forming on the framing locations because a thermal bridge (framing has lower thermal performance than the insulated part of the wall)

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Wall linings – water staining

  • Leaking roof, wall or window/wall intersection, or leaking parapet or balcony

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  • Leaking pipe in the wall due to corrosion or a nail puncturing the pipe

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Plasterboard linings – cracking

Plasterboard disintegration

  • Plasterboard has become wet from a wall, window or roof leak

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Plasterboard flush-stopped joints have a noticeable ridge

  • Slight over-filling of the joint which becomes obvious in glancing light conditions (light parallel to the surface such as from a wall washer light fitting)

    How to repair

Plasterboard – nail popping

Plasterboard cracking at internal corners