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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)

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 – 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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Timber trims – rotting battens or cover boards

Rafters or ridge beams sagging

  • Rafter spans too great for the timber size and/or roofing type, or roof framing has been overloaded

    How to repair

  • Poor quality timber, or cracked or broken timber

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Ceiling joists sagging

Timber shingles/shakes – rotten shingles

  • Roof remains continuously damp due to insufficient cleaning or accumulation of debris such as leaves from overhanging branches 

    How to repair

  • Roof at the end of its serviceable life

    How to repair