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    Identifying leak source

    Hello. Recently, my wife moved a bed to clean under it and we discovered that the drywall by the floor trim is bulging out, the trim itself is warped and also bulging, and the adjacent wood flooring is also slightly warped. Also, about 3 feet directly above this damage, there's a line break in...
  2. N

    A tiny leak

    Hi! I want to clarify at the outset that the tiny leak I refer to in the title is not in a normal pipe carrying water under pressure. Instead, it's in the set of pipes of my hot-water heating system, and my particular system is an old-fashioned one that doesn't have a pump (it's a gravity...
  3. C

    Flat roof leaking badly - Cromapol held out awhile until now

    If I use the Britannia Aquashield High Build, https://www.rawlinspaints.com/home/roof-paints/flat-roof-paints/3070-britannia-aquashield-high-build.html, as some gaps/holes could be wider than 3mm, which cheap scrim / alternative could I use under the paint? Could I paint, put scrim then paint...
  4. E

    I assume my roof is leaking somewhere...

    As the pictures spell it out, I have water staining on the cieling above the dining room. At first glance I'm not exactly sure how I am going to figure out where it is leaking without having to tear out the cieling... Not sure if anyone knows of any budget fixes for something like this. It is my...
  5. Shadow_owl

    Possible Slab leak?

    Since buying our house last year, water seems to be the thing that’s giving us the most difficulty. Right now, there are two major issues we’re dealing with - one of them I’m asking about here, the other I’ll make a separate post for. The biggest issue right now is determining if we might...
  6. S

    Water stains around tiny holes on ceilings smoke detectors

    I am looking at a 2 storey house and notice the popcorn ceiling smoke detectors (4 out of 5) have tiny holes drilled around them and there is stain markings around the tiny holes. Main floor has one smoke detector and it has this stain. 3 out of 4 smoke detectors upstairs have such stains. What...
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