How to inspect top/bottom of plasterboard wall for draughts?

Discussion in 'Building' started by SmileyDan, 23 Sep 2014.

  1. SmileyDan


    14 Oct 2013
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    United Kingdom
    We have a ground floor extension with pitched roof at the front of our house. The walls of this house feel very cold to the touch. They feel hollow to the knock, so I assume some use of plasterboard.

    Following thoughts such as:

    ... I'd like to inspect the construction of my wall to check we are not getting draughts in these walls.

    What is the best way of accomplishing this, given it's just a ground floor with a pitched roof over? Can I lift the roof tiles? How to cope with any membrane under that? I would also like to inspect the insulation while I'm there.
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