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    Water coming in from roof


    There is water coming in from my roof and also the neighbours roof is having problems. We need to find the source of the leak.

    Asked by Margaret on 31st Aug 2019
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    Ashley home improvements

    "Roof inspection is needed. Possibly something minor as a broken tile or under-felt is perished.
    Or it could be many other reasons; flashing issues, cement work, etc"

    Answered on 2nd Sep 2019 - Member since Jun 2018 - report
    Creation Roofing & Property Maintenance

    "There is a number of reasons why this maybe happening, unless an inspection is carried out, which most companies do for free. We do free quotes then it can be established how the water is getting in."

    Answered on 2nd Sep 2019 - Member since Apr 2019 - report
    Jon Tuffys Handyman Services

    "Sometimes to check a leaking roof its better to inspect the roof for cracked tiles and missing flashings etc then check inside your loft space which may also help find a leak."

    Answered on 15th Apr 2020 - Member since Dec 2018 - report

    "I would recommend a roof survey. Assuming that you and your neighbours houses are attached this could be for any number of reasons.
    If either house has had a new roof fitted it could be the join or maybe the whole roof is old which would need inspection to find cause/causes.
    There could also be a small leak in either roof that has built up over time and made its way into both properties."

    Answered on 3rd Dec 2019 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    Ten Group Civil and Groundworks

    "We would need to get up with a ladder and see what is causing it. Usually a broken tile, flashing or a loose ridge tile."

    Answered on 18th Dec 2019 - Member since Nov 2019 - report
    All Kent Roofing

    "You need to have a roof survey to locate the source of the problem."

    Answered on 13th Jan 2020 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
    Able Roofing & Building

    "Water can come in at any point depending on the condition of your roof etc
    If flashings are out of place round your chimney stack and your neighbours this can cause water to enter both houses at same time.
    Close inspection of both roofs will give the cause of the problems
    Able roofing and building"

    Answered on 16th Sep 2019 - Member since Sep 2018 - report
    umbrella roofing

    "If both you and your neighbour are having issues from a leaking roof it is most likely a dividing hip or bonding gutter that is failing. It could be the lead around a joint chimney stack needs replacing."

    Answered on 24th Oct 2019 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    Mainline roofing

    "Could be a slate/tile that has failed or even the ridge tiles. It's best to get a free quotation."

    Answered on 15th Feb 2020 - Member since Sep 2017 - report
    Platinum Roof Care

    "Could be a number of things Cracked tiles missing mortar etc, If you’d like free Survey and advice request a quote via our profile."

    Answered on 20th Mar 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Elite Home Improvements

    "Firstly, is there any obvious entry points for the water? Missing/broken tiles? Loose lead work or mortar? If not, is there any visible water trail to focus on from the inside? An experienced roofer would give your roof a look over, narrowing down a checklist of possible weak points until the source of the leak could be found."

    Answered on 15th Feb 2020 - Member since Feb 2019 - report

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