Water belongs on the outside of a property not the inside. Do not underestimate the damage water can cause, both directly and indirectly.
Brisbane Handyman is an expert at repairing water damage and this advice sheet is designed to prompt you into action before any problems becomes critical.
The most common form of water problem can also be the most damaging. This is caused by overflowing gutters and downpipe drainage. As we know – when it rains in Brisbane it pours and if your guttering and downpipes cannot deal with this deluge effectively this huge volume of water can not only flood your property but also;
- Cause major structural rot damage to your stud walls.
- Cause dangerous mould and associated bad odours.
- Create a desirable environment for termite infestation
- Ultimately cause effected areas to become uninhabitable
Water damage is also commonly associated with termites so prompt attention is required.
If you notice a damp smell it is almost certain you have a water issue as the underlying cause. Brisbane Handyman has been called in to fix loose tiles in bathrooms and kitchens only to find the cause to be water damage to walls caused by faulty taps, pipe work and the failure of sealants and waterproofing membranes.