Moisture damage under the bathroom

Moisture damage under the bathroom caused by leaking pipes can go undetected for many years. This can cause rot and…

Rust in the pipes

Discoloured water is usually an indication that old galvanised pipes form part of the hot or cold water pipework. This…

Gutters holding water

Gutters that hold water are not always visible from the ground. This is usually caused by blocked down pipes or…

Damaged hot water service

Damage to the hot water service is not always visible from the outside and can cause dangerous gas leaks.

cracked brickwork

Cracks in the brickwork can be caused by a number of reasons. Some causes are, movement of the footings, the…

rot in sub floor timbers

In this case the rot was caused by the lack of sub floor ventilation. All the floors of this house…

Stump not aligned

The stump didn’t line, so the builder did a patch job. This was on a new home.

downpipe does not protrude

The downpipe does not protrude into the storm water pipe. This caused dampness in the garage floor. This was on…

rot in the window sashes

It is common to find rot in the window sashes, where inadequate ventilation causes condensation to form on the glass.