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Advice on possible damp

Postby weymark » Fri Apr 17, 2009 1:38 pm


several grey areas have appeared on the internal joining wall of our first floor bathroom. The patches are high up the wall about a foot below the ceiling in 3 clusters of about 0.5ft diameter. They are 8ft away from the window and external wall of the room. Only the roof space is above.

They dont feel wet, there is no visible condensation and no visible mould. I am very confused about what they could be and how to treat them.

Thank you in advance for your advice.
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun Apr 19, 2009 8:12 pm

You should look in the loft and see what is above the wall. Possible causes may be
a mains pipe feeding the CWT which gets condensation on it
defective roof/underlay allowing water to drip on wall
animals nesting ontop of wall
something stored which is leaking
or something else.
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