Roofing Question

Wet patch on bedroom ceiling along party wall approx 1m from outside wall.source tiles pipes or tank in ceiling

gutter not checked an neinghbours pitched cement valley cracked but clims he has no leak.gutters not checked

4 Answers

Best Answer


You need to get up there and have a look as it could be running down the wall and entering in loft space some where.

Answered 1st Dec 2011

Concept building services

Member since 1 Jan 2008

a leak on a roof does not always mean the water is getting in where the wet patch appears, the water can run along a joist or purlin, i would ask a roofer to take a look

Answered 1st Dec 2011

John Hodgins Plastering & Renovation Services

Member since 17 Nov 2011

You need a roofer to get up and take a look, as you say gutters havent been checked, check these.
You mention a cement pitched valley on your neighbours side that is cracked, where does this run to in relation to your leak.
The water could be entering there and finding the nearest exit to leak, thats why you need some one to take a look.

Answered 1st Dec 2011


Member since 29 Oct 2008

Maybe the gutter may be over flowing due to blockage causing damp,
if his valley were leaking, it is possible for the water to travel down the felt and into you roof space
of course, impossible to say without inspection
best of luck

Answered 1st Dec 2011

m.a.d roofing and building

Member since 16 Apr 2009

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