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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

    How to repair

  • The decking/framing is hard against wall cladding

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Door is difficult to lock or unlock

Door is difficult to open or close

Sliding doors won't fully open

  • There is an obstruction preventing them from opening 

    How to repair

  • For older units, there is wear on the rollers or track 

    How to repair

A uPVC-framed window won't open

uPVC door is difficult to lock or unlock

uPVC door is difficult to open or close

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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Windows – casement sash won't open

Windows – opening sashes don’t close tightly

Timber floorboards, particleboard or plywood squeaking

Stair balustrade/handrail insecure or damaged