Non Leak Related Problems & Their Repair
Problems & Solutions
Q: Old style plastic roof glazing bar supports with slipped steel re-inforcing bars.
A: Re-position and secure the re-inforcing bars after first providing independent roof supports.
Q: Missing steel re-inforcing in the above.
A: Replace the roof with conventional self supporting glazing bars and new glazing.
Q: The weight of the roof has pushed the side windows out of alignment.
A: Install a tie bar to prevent further movement.
If the movement is serious, de-glaze the roof and attempt to re-position the roof and install a tie bar to stabilise the structure.
Mis-alignment of gutters. Inadequate number of downspouts
Q: Gutters will not drain properly.
A: Remove old and install new with the correct number of brackets and fall.
Q: Roof area to downspout area too great leading to possible overflowing.
A: Install additional downspout to adequately drain.