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Feeling a bit saggy

Discussion in 'Repairs & Maintenance' started by moridog, 1st Jan, 2016.

  1. moridog

    moridog Well-Known Member

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    seeking some advice, just had some down lights installed in my PPOR and the electrician said some of the gyprock is a bit saggy, I had noticed that some nail holes were becoming visible internally, this also is the case in the al fresco. The house is exactly 8 years old, wondering 1) if it would be covered by the builder 2) do I call a ceiling fixer or is gyprocking a discrete trade? 3) any local (Eastern suburbs Perth) recommendations, any other advice welcomed and thanks in advance.
     
  2. Veech

    Veech Active Member

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    probably small roof leak
     
  3. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    More than likely that the plasterboard wasn't properly supported and glues to the ceiling battens.

    Plasterboard fixer or handy-dandy-man should be able to rescrew and retape/set joints.
     
  4. rhinsor

    rhinsor Well-Known Member

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    If it's not sagging because of water issues, it's pretty easy to get in the roof and put new glue between the gyprock and beams then nail/screw until the glue dries. Then patch over the nail/screw holes.

    8 years old won't be covered by the builder.
     
  5. moridog

    moridog Well-Known Member

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    Thanks very much for this. It is a bit beyond my capabilities, and I need a few other bits and pieces done, anyone have any local handy person clues, or, should I call Jim? Never called Jim before but he seems to do everything. :)
     
  6. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    Jim of all trades, master of none?
     
  7. moridog

    moridog Well-Known Member

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    Have a handy guy that I found on the money saving site I belong to, coming to quote tomorrow, will let you know!
     
  8. Azazel

    Azazel Well-Known Member

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    Have seen this recently.
    As above, more than likely needs a whole heap of screws etc...