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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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Leaking through stucco

EIFS – leaking through cladding

Profiled metal roofing lifting

Profiled metal roofing dented or damaged

Profiled metal roofing buckling or twisting

  • Inadequate allowance for thermal movement at fixings – this occurs more commonly with dark coloured and aluminium roofs

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Profiled metal roofing tearing at fixing points

  • The use of rivets instead of screws does not allow thermal movement to occur

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  • Fixing holes are too small to allow sufficient thermal movement

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Surface pitting of profiled metal aluminium roofing

  • The environment is corrosive (near the coast or industrial areas)

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  • Surfaces (including the exposed underside of the roof at the eaves) are not effectively washed by rain. Rain washing tends to be less effective on roofs with less than 15 degrees slope.

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Profiled metal roofing – staining

  • Run-off from lead flashings

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  • Soot or particulate emissions from nearby chimneys or flues

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