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Gap between bottom of cladding and head flashing sealed

  • It was not installed correctly when constructed – the gap has been required under E2/AS1 for building work since 1992 to allow draining and drying from behind the cladding

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Gap between bottom aluminium window flange and cladding sealed

  • It was not installed correctly when constructed – the gap has been required under E2/AS1 for building work since 1992 to allow draining and drying around the window

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Aluminium window flange is fitted tightly to direct-fixed cladding

  • It was not installed correctly when constructed – E2/AS1 for building work since 1992 has required that the window is installed with a 5 mm gap between the back of the flange and the cladding – the gap can be sealed down each side (jamb) of the window and left open across the sill

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Painted timber weatherboards – paint chalking

  • Weathering, UV light exposure – chalking will be more visible with darker colours

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Painted timber weatherboards – faded paint finish

  • Weathering, UV light exposure – darker colours are more prone to fading 

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Painted timber weatherboards – peeling or flaking paint

Painted timber weatherboards – bubbling or blistering of paint

  • Loss of adhesion due to excess moisture in substrate

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  • Poor initial substrate preparation

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Painted timber weatherboards – paint failure at base of walls

  • Cladding covered by soil/foliage

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

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Timber weatherboards – joints opening

  • Thermal expansion and contraction of timber

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  • Timber swelling/shrinkage caused by moisture absorption into end grain if joints were not adequately primed before installation and painting or staining

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Paint failure at joints and external corners of timber weatherboards

Cupping of timber weatherboards

Rot in timber weatherboards

  • Timber is or has been continuously damp

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  • Timber was inadequately treated – radiata pine must be treated to H3.1 if painted and H3.2 if installed unpainted or stained

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