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how can i discover where water is leaking into my cieling ?

how can i discover where my roof is leaking from.? there are no obvious signs of where the water is leaking in from



ALLAN
December 2013

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Could be a broken tile/slate where the broken part has slid out leaving the gap in tiles/slate below it for rain ingress usually a heavy leak. It could be soakers have gone porous these are under seals where the tiles/slates meet a chimney wall and are covered by an overlap apron closing in the rise up the stack wall (about 3") Some just have a cement fillet (bodge job) which has opened up. See in attic if you can spot a wet/damp stain on one of the rafters, this will give some indication, follow stain up the rafter and you should find the leak.

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