DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > DIY Home Improvement > Walls and Ceilings > Bedroom Ceiling problem

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-01-2013, 06:40 PM  
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: vancouver, b.c.
Posts: 10,260
Liked 847 Times on 756 Posts
Likes Given: 1463


Originally Posted by kok328 View Post
Roof leaks can be tricky to locate. The leak could be several feet away from where you see it in on the ceiling. Getting into the attic during a heavy rain will reveal alot.
This is especially true when there is a vapour barrier above the drywall. Water can get to the vapour barrier and then run to the low spot maybe in the center of the room if the ceiling sag or the edge of the ceiling if the joists are crowned up, once it finds a screw hole or some path to get thru it can still travel some distance between the vapour barrier and the drywall.

nealtw is offline  
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
What is falling from my bedroom ceiling? Jacolantern Walls and Ceilings 4 01-27-2014 06:02 AM
Ceiling Joist Problem Eddiejr Framing and Foundation 3 09-30-2012 12:35 PM
problem with ceiling light fixture jacobc Electrical and Wiring 5 09-29-2011 08:57 AM
Waterlogged problem on my bedroom wall? Superpack General Home Improvement Discussion 11 02-03-2010 12:00 PM
I wanted to put new drywall on my bedroom walls but now I might have a problem RipTheJacker Walls and Ceilings 59 11-01-2008 06:53 AM