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Subfloor services – damaged wiring

Wiring passing through polystyrene subfloor insulation

  • Incorrect installation – over long periods, polystyrene can damage electrical cabling

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Subfloor services – unsupported waste and water pipes

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

    How to repair

  • Leaking pipes in the roof space

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Profiled steel – localised corrosion at the base of walls

  • Cladding covered by soil/foliage

    How to repair

  • The back surface of the cladding is too close to the ground/touching the ground and not drying properly

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Bitumen-impregnated cladding – paint failure at base of walls

  • Cladding covered by soil/foliage

    How to repair

  • The back surface of boards too close to the ground, not sealed and absorbing moisture

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Cavity brick/concrete block veneer – paint failure at base of walls

Pole foundations – underside of flooring visible

  • Damage to or missing subfloor insulation, or no subfloor insulation was installed originally 

    How to repair

Windows – opening sashes don't open freely

Aluminium, timber or PVC sliding window – sticks/difficult to open

Timber door – sticking