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Rotted baseboards or subfloor cladding

Rot in timber weatherboards

  • Timber is or has been continuously damp

    How to repair

  • 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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Rot at base of timber weatherboard walls

Timber weatherboards too close to or in ground contact

Missing timber weatherboard(s)

Staining around nail holes in timber weatherboards

  • Rust staining from mild steel or hot-dip galvanised nails 

    How to repair

  • Staining from hot-dip galvanised, copper or aluminium nails in cedar (typically a teardrop-shaped stain)

    How to repair

Rot in stained or clear-finished timber weatherboards

  • Coating failure

    How to repair

  • Timber is or has been continuously damp

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Rot at base of stained or clear-finished timber weatherboard walls

Plywood cladding – staining around nail holes

  • Rust staining from mild steel or hot-dip galvanised nails 

    How to repair

Plywood 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

    How to repair

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Timber trims – rotting battens or cover boards

Rust spotting on texture-coated fibre-cement cladding

  • Corrosion of fasteners where incorrect fasteners were used or the galvanised coating has been damaged during fixing 

    How to repair