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Velux Problem

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by Suffolkman, 4 Jul 2021.

  1. Suffolkman

    Suffolkman

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    I wonder if someone advise me where to start looking for a problem with a velux window leak (see attached photo). I started noticing the staining over the winter period, as seen the stain is on the bottom right hand corner of the ceiling. Thank you in advance.

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    Plenty of photos of the outside are required, repost in the roofing section. What's the pitch?
     
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    Thank you for your reply, I will do that. The pitch..not sure. It has been ok for the last eleven years. There is another next to it which is fine.

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    It may just need the drainage channels clearing out.
     
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    Thank you for your reply. As advised earlier I am going to get up on the roof and take some photos of the exterior. Could you expand on your answer please ? Are the drainage channels at top and bottom of the window ?
     
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    Without maintenance the side channels and back gutter can get blocked with leaves / moss which impedes the water drainage .
     
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