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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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Waterproof decks – water leaking into the house

  • The threshold from the house down to the waterproof deck or balcony is not deep enough

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  • The deck membrane is not turned up enough (150 mm minimum) behind the bottom of wall and solid barrier cladding 

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Aluminium joinery – pitting

  • Exposure to air-borne salt, dust or dirt 

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  • Run-off from cement plaster/grout, CCA-treated timber, copper or lead

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Timber windows – rotted sash

Timber windows – rotted sill

  • Water sits on the sill if the slope is not sufficient to shed it 

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  • Water is getting into the sill/jamb junction 

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Steel windows – rusted frames

Window/door hardware – corroded/deteriorated finish

Window/door hardware is loose

Roof space – rusty fixings

Roof framing – borer

Rafters or ridge beams sagging

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

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  • Poor quality timber, or cracked or broken timber

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Ceiling joists sagging