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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 leaks (visible as wet framing or water path stains)

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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Ceiling joists sagging

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

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  • Dampness from the subfloor is 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 – water staining

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

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

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Softboard ceiling deterioration

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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