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Potential cause of damp issues causing blown plaster and flaking paint?

Postby Rebecca_0704 » Sat May 23, 2020 1:38 pm

Hi, we have blown plaster and flaky paint on the bottom of a first floor wall. It’s an external wall. We’ve also noticed what looks like water marks on the ceiling above it. We haven’t got a ladder to investigate the exterior at the moment. Any ideas what could cause this and how to fix? Could this be damp, guttering or roof issues? Or a mixture of all 3 perhaps?

We are looking to sell ASAP so the cheaper to remedy the better.

Thank you
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Postby stoneyboy » Mon May 25, 2020 9:44 pm

Hi rebecca_0704
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