I have spotted water leaking through the ceiling and down a chimney breast in an upstairs bedroom. It's quite minor currently inside the room. I have found an area in the loft, around the breast, where water is seeping through and collecting in the insulation. Is this likely to be a flashing/mortar problem? Is it like to be an expensive repair?
It could be mortar or the flashing, I would suggest you set a budget of £250
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hi andrew if you have got a tile crease around chimney then that would of cracked which is why its leaking you will need a lead flashing installed depending on the size of the chimney and type of tile i would allow upto 500 pounds to do the job correctly so it lasts.
hi Andrew,it seems like the flashing around the chimney and possibly the felt around the stack it self ] normally rots of after 10 years or so ,price depends on how easy is it to get to the chimney and how high the building is thanks ady
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