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No gap between bottom of cladding and waterproof deck

  • It was not installed with a sufficient gap when constructed

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Stain failure at base of timber weatherboard 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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Plywood cladding – paint failure at base of walls

  • Cladding covered by soil/foliage

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

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Timber slat decks – deterioration of decking/cladding

Timber slat decks – water leaking into house

  • Water is tracking along the bolts used to fix the deck to the wall cladding/framing

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  • The decking/framing is hard against wall cladding

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Waterproof decks – water leaking into the house

  • The threshold from the house down to the waterproof deck or balcony is not deep enough

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  • The deck membrane is not turned up enough (150 mm minimum) behind the bottom of wall and solid barrier cladding 

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Waterproof decks – the deck is springy

  • There is damage to the substrate and/or framing due to water entry through the membrane or through adjacent wall claddings 

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  • The substrate material is not thick enough to span the rafters/joists

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Waterproof decks – membrane turn-ups improperly installed

  • Poor detailing and/or installation to membrane turn-ups at walls and doors (potentially allowing water entry)

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  • The waterproofing membrane was applied/laid after the cladding was installed

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Waterproof decks – delamination of membrane from substrate

  • Poor adhesion of the membrane to the substrate

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  • For liquid applied membranes, the application had not cured properly before subsequent coats were applied

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Waterproof decks – membrane surface buckling and cracking

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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