Leaky kitchen wall

Old 12-11-21, 05:46 AM
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Leaky kitchen wall

Hi. Ever since the storms, my kitchen wall has had water dripping when raining from the corner where it joins to the beam that was put in for the kitchen extension.

The kitchen had a new membrane roof put on about 2 years ago so we don't think it's the roof and there's nothing above so we assume it must be coming in from outside not a plumbing leak.

Any clue where we start in trying to find our what's causing it. We cut a hole in the plasterboard enclosing the beam but couldn't really see much.

Any ideas so gratefully recieved!


The leak comes from the bottom corner of the beam

Old 12-11-21, 06:31 AM
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So the obvious fisrt question, is the leak new, since the roof work?

Just because the work is new does not exclude it. A piece of flashing missing, a seam not sealed.

Leaks like that are very difficult to find because water travels the path of least resistance, the leak could be somewhere other than directly above.

A very detailed inspection is first step!

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