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Nails protruding on exterior walls

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

Asbestos-cement cladding – loose or missing fixings

Rust spotting on asbestos-cement cladding

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

    How to repair

Timber slat decks – water leaking into house

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

    How to repair

  • The decking/framing is hard against wall cladding

    How to repair

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Profiled metal roofing lifting

Profiled metal roofing buckling or twisting

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

    How to repair

Profiled metal roofing tearing at fixing points

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

    How to repair

  • Fixing holes are too small to allow sufficient thermal movement

    How to repair

Profiled metal roofing – lead-head nails damaged or missing

  • The lead heads were damaged during roofing installation

    How to repair

  • Nails have worked loose over time as a result of movement in the roof

    How to repair

Metal tile roofs – tile edge lifting

Roof leaks (visible as wet framing or water path stains)