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Ceiling Leak: Ventilation pipe?

Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by KEani, 16 Oct 2020.

  1. KEani

    KEani

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    Hello,

    Unexpectedly, my house bathroom's ceiling started leaking during the heavy rainy spell we got 2 weeks ago. As I am abroad, my neighbour went in to inspect the leak. He believes the leak is due to the extractor fan and the ventilation pipes. The pipe opening is through the roof which is equipped with solar panels; pigeons always around

    I am really indebted to my neighbour for spending hours trying to fix the leak. He, among others, put towels to fill up the gaps in the roof where the pipe goes through, see attached images. This fixed the problem for few days. When it rained again, the ceiling started leaking again.

    Any long term solution to this problem, please? Any short term solution for the next 2 weeks or so until I come back to the country? Thank you.

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  2. tel765

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    You could send a roofer around to fix the immediate problem?
    Pictures of the roof set up showing the vent terminal and the nearby solar panels
    On the left there's a slipped slate showing. It could be connected to the leak or could be a nothing
     
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  4. KEani

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    Thank you, tel765 for your response. I'll look for a roofer when I get back to the country. I was looking for a temporary mend by then
     
  5. Nige F

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    Probably a nothing, ted
     
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