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Roof space – insulation is wet

  • A leak through roofing, around a chimney, flue or other roof penetration, from an inadequately flashed parapet or an overflowing internal gutter

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  • Leaking pipes or water tanks in the roof space

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Roof space dampness

  • A leak through roofing, around a chimney, flue or other roof penetration, from an inadequately flashed parapet or an overflowing internal gutter

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  • Leaking pipes in the roof space

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Condensation forming on windows

  • High levels of moisture within the rooms due to a combination of poor ventilation and not enough heating, poor insulation 

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  • Subfloor dampness getting into the rooms through gaps in the flooring and through service holes cut in framing

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Ceiling mould/mildew growth

  • Condensation forms on the ceiling because the roof space is not insulated - mould growth is the result of regular condensation occurring 

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  • Not enough fresh air ventilation to the space

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Ceiling mould/mildew growth adjacent to the external walls

  • Condensation forms on the ceiling because the roof space insulation has not been taken to the eaves 

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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 

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

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Ceiling – water staining

Timber board or plywood ceilings – black staining of timber

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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Timber boarding, veneered MDF or plywood – black staining

Windows – reveals water damaged