You are in a flat UK and the bathroom ceiling is leaking through 2 screws holding your blind up you have spoken to your neighbor who advised that they have no leak is there another reason for this?
If the blind is on a window then the leak could be coming from the window sill upstairs. Pipes also are run through the walls and your neighbor may not be aware of any leak. Contact your property landlord before more extensive damage is done.
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It's called a "bleeder" valve 1st of all.The reason it's there is to bleed out the air and water that build up over time and even to bleed out old brake fluid from a car's system.It's always done if the brake system was ever opened,meaning changing a brake line,a caliber,a wheel cylinder in the case… of older cars with drum brakes and if the master cylinder was ever changed.But NOT if just the master cylinder was opened to check for fluid level.If the bleeder valve is leaking,I suggest one of the following: . 1:If it's leaking around the screw itself where it goes into the caliber,tighten it to see if it's a little loose.DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN. . 2.If it's bleeding from the tip(it works just like the valve stem on a tire and acts like a check valve keeping the air,in this case fluid,inside and air/water out),you're may need a new valve.However,sometimes a very small particle of dirt may get inside the tip and cause the valve to stay slightly open resulting in some loss of brake fluid and the intake of air.Everytime you step on the brakes you will lose brake fluid and take in air.In the long run,the pedel will end up going to the floor and you won't have any brakes because there isn't any fluid. . 3:If you do #1 becareful not to strip the threads out of the caliber.If you do,then you're going to need a 'Helicoil' which has threads on both the inside for the Bleeder valve and outside to screw into the brake caliber.Once the Helicoil is installed,the bleeder valve can be screwed back into the caliber and makes it as good as new. Since you said that the caliper is new, if it is defective you should return it for a replacement before the warranty expires. As this type of defect, if it really is defective, does not appear until the caliper is installed and the brake fluid is refilled, you should be able to get another caliper at no charge.Whatever you do, don't try to repair the caliper yourself if you can exchange it. (MORE)
Will roof and ceiling damage be covered if almost 2 days of rain the roof started leaking and caused a hole in the ceiling?
Answer . The roof likely wont be covered for 'leaking' unless there is 'covered' damage to it (such as wind damage).\nThe interior damage may or may not be covered depending on your specific policy.\nSee Section I- Perils Insured Against, Coverage A (building) and Coverage B (other structures) in… your policy.\n// (MORE)
What could be creating a leak on the ceiling of the first floor of your 2 story condo if the bedroom is over the leak?
Answer . The leak may be coming from the neighboring condo's bathroom. Pipes run all over - they can leak and come up through the floor or through the walls or ANYTHING. Better get a professional. Should be the associations responsibility..
Water can very well find it's way through the floor. It is usually at areas where the tile meets a vertical area at a shower or tub. Movement can occur in these areas. It is best to caulk joints such as these, instead of grout. The caulking will flex, but the grout will crack and allow water to pene…trate. (MORE)
There is product called Kerdi-mat check it out we use it always. I am a renovator. Good luck
Why is water leaking on the downstairs ceiling when the H or C faucets on the upstairs tub are turned on if it is not leaking through the drain or tub?
Answer . If the tub has a shower as well, the pipe from the faucet to the shower head could be leaking. You might also check the tube that comes OUT and fills the tub. It could be leaking back at the valve when you turn on the water.
Where do you start to look for the cause of a bathroom leak when all you notice is a stain on the ceiling below and the bathtub has squeaked since the house was constructed?
Answer . The toilet closet flange is far more common as a source for a leak, but if the tub was not properly installed, the drain could be leaking. See if there is an access door behind the tub faucet and drain assembly. If anything is wet, it needs to be repaired. If the house is less than a yea…r old it must be repaired under warranty.. Answer . \nSometimes you have to open ceilings or walls to make repairs. (MORE)
What would be the reason why your shower drain would leak upstairs and cause a water stain on your ceiling?
Answer . \nA drain leak, a leaking shower pan, a leaking shower valve or piping, a leaking bezel or escutchions on the shower valve, bad or missing grout, bad caulking in the corners of the wall, a leaking shower door, water spilled on the floor, or, a drain pipe leak. any one or combination of …the listed problems can do it. \n. \nLook things over take care of what you can see wrong before making a hole in the ceiling. If you think you have fixed the leak repaint the stained area but prime 1st with Kilz or Binz to cover the stain or it will reappear through the paint even if the leak has stopped.\n. \nIf the leak hasn't stopped from taking care of the things you could see then open up a hole to see where it is coming from. (MORE)
Use a good quality like a product called "Kilz" to seal the area that is stained. It may take two coats, but one usually works. The entire ceiling will then need to be painted so you don't end up with a white spot instead of a brown one. l use a spray can called'stain blocker' sprays on white and ca…n paint over in 2-3 hours if none available I've used oil based undercoat when dry repaint whole ceiling (MORE)
How do you fix cracks and leaking in the ceiling if your second floor bathroom had a leak from your toilet tank and it leaked through the ceiling down to your first floor?
Answer . \nhealthwise, you will soon have the problem of mold, probly black. They say the best way to cure this type of problem is to treat it like cancer. You will need to dry out all the wet areas with fans, heaters ect. then cut out all the drywall that got wet. remove insulation, and any oth…er material that is in the way or wet. all the way around the toilet and wet area. let everything dry again. check for mold on the floor joists. If there is scrape it all off and apply bleach water with a spray bottle. Let that dry. once everything that was wet, is wet, and had mold is cleared and cleaned. it will be time to replace any insulation, drywall, then tape , mud, and paint. I would suggest using kilz brand paint to keep anything you might have missed from coming back through. good luck snm (MORE)
Answer . The other person's insurance will have to cover their OWN damage. If a tree in your yard falls onto your neighbor's house, the neighbor has to use their own insurance. So it works the same for your case. Your insurance will cover your damages and the nieghbor's insurance will cover thei…r own ceiling. (MORE)
What can be the cause for your downstairs neighbor's bathroom ceiling leak and could it be your fault from your tub but there is no actual leak in your apartment anywhere and it's an old building?
Answer . For the ceiling to be damaged there is a leak! As to who's fault it is that is the question. It is determined by who is responsible in your apartment for the upkeep of what is leaking. Some of the causes could be a leaking tile wall or tub surround, water leaking where the valve or spou…t protrudes through the wall, a drain leaking, the shower valve or piping leaking, water spilling over the edge of the tub on the floor or even a roof or window leaking. I would recommend hiring a plumber to investigate and repair any leak that is occurring as most of the time it would be your responsibility for repair. A leak is not going to get any better on its own and water damage costs can be significant. (MORE)
\n. \n Answer 1 \n. \nCheck the float valve, all connections, and for holes [leaks in the water reservoir].\n. \n. \n Answer 2, Additional input \n. \nAnother possibility is that the distribution tube[s] are poorly adjusted so that some water is sprayed through the netting, and/or the …hose from the pump has a hole from which the water is spraying through the netting.j3h. (MORE)
Answer . You should let a professional do that, incase there is more damage that you can not see that the water has done.
How do you fix a water leak from a second floor bathroom showing a big stain on the ceiling right below it?
Answer . \nI'm no plumber, so what i would do is locate the leak that will nornally involve taking up the floor boards check all pipes, they might just need tightening up. The ceilng below if it is really bad and has cracked it will need to be cut back and plaster boarded if it is just a water m…ark (light brown) spray 'stain blocker' on the area if you have not got any use oil based undercoat then next day paint ceiling.\ngood luck\nrob (MORE)
Either the "P" trap (called that because it's shaped like the letter "P", laying down) or the valve assembly. You'll need to open the access panel to figure it out. If the builder included an access panel it will be on the the other side of the wall where the water valves are. If the builder didn't …put in an access panel, you may need to make your own. ANS 2 -You may even have to open the ceiling carefully to find this leak. -I've done this a few times, and as long as you have a wallboard style ceiling it's not too hard. -Use a studfinder to accurately find joists around the leak, then cut halfway across the joists with a craft knife to remove a section of the wallboard. I usually remove about 16" x 20 " directly under the drain end of the tub. -This gives adequate room to find and fix the leak. (last time it was a thin brass P trap that had rotted out) Fix leak, then replace wallboard with new. (MORE)
Answer . Possibly, you should cut a hole into the ceiling and let the remaining water out. If it all dries out (use fans or other ventilation), then you just need to repair the hole. Use kilz under the paint to cover the marks caused by the leakage. If the water was not clean, it might be bes…t to remove the wet ceiling and replace the wallboard so that you do not develop mold or other problems. (MORE)
Pop-up valves may leak from four points: 1) the metal flange atop the pop-up valve, which seats within the ceramic opening of the sink; 2) the pop-up drain locking nut; 3) the pop-up actuator collar nut; and, 4) the P-trap compression fitting.. Metal Flange. With all else tight, leaks from the meta…l flange remain internal to the drain assembly. That is, they do not drip out or create a mess but only keep the sink from holding water, even when a rubber stopper plugs the drain. To fix: Loosen the pop-up drain locking nut and elevate pop-up assembly, and then apply a generous strand of plumber's putty beneath the flange. Re-seat and tighten.. Pop-up Drain Locking Nut. Leaks will drip, externally. Above the locking nut, a hard composite washer transfers tightening force to a black rubber seal, which insures water-tight integrity at the bottom of the sink. To fix: Tighten nut. If unsuccessful, replace black rubber seal. Re-tighten.. Actuator Collar Nut. Leaks will drip, externally. To fix: Tighten nut. If stripped, replace.. P-trap Compression Fitting. Leaks will drip, externally. To fix: replace plastic compression ring and tighten collar. (MORE)
Take apart the drain and clean it up. Fit new seal, drain to bowl and new seal from slip tube to drain tube.
It is possible steam from the shower or bath is condensing on the ceiling and causing discoloration.
What does it mean when the condensation overflow tube for your house air conditioner is leaking through your ceiling?
The overflow tube is clogged is my first guess, unless someone or something has cracked the drain tube with activity in the area.
If the leak is coming from the threads turn off the water and put threadtape on the threads and tighten. If its plastic water lines then turn off the water cut the plastic line and replace the fittings and put a coupling in to join the cut end and the new piece of pipe together, also make sure the p…ipe is clean when you glue it. That help? (MORE)
What is above your ceiling. Chances are it is a leaking pipe (probably a waste pipe-ick) or condensation from around your air ducts. Is this a house? Leaking on 1st level or a basement? Is it a "drop" ceiling?
Floor jack leaks down It pumps UP its falling all the time it's going UP Its a 1.5 to 3 ton the jack lays on its side It has a pump plunger an Allen headed screw with a spring 2 balls a adjust scr?
The floor jack could have leaking seals. Or the jack could be lowon fluid, or the pressure release screw might not be closingproperly.
How do you fix a second floor bathtub cold water valve that leaks down to the first floor bathroom through the vent only when its turned on?
\nThis sounds like either a stop cock or gate valve. On either type of stop valve, a service gland nut is attached to the handle, this is more than likely the problem and the gland nut needs to be repacked with thread tape to stop this leak. It is fairly easy to do.
Absolutely not ......IMHO. if you are renting, & it is not specified in your lease or rental agreement, YES the landlord is responsible for the repairs, even the interiors. if the outside leak did not happen, the interior damage would of not happened.
If it's coming from the roof then the bathroom ceiling will have a water stain on it too. If you don't see this then it is coming from your bathroom.
No. Fix a flat is an expanding foam that would completely block any pipes or hoses it coam into contact with. you really need a product called radweld.
Repairing a dripping tap is generally a very simple job and one that anyone can do as long as they apply a little common sense. This guide covers replacing the washer in a fairly standard tap design, the pillar tap, and gives a little other advice as well. Mixer taps, where there are two taps, are a… little different but the general principal is the same except you normally have to remove the plastic handle (this bit you turn) first to get at the valve. To remove the handle you normally have to lever off a cover to expose a screw which holds it in place. The first thing to do is turn off the water supply. If you are really lucky you will have isolating valves (angle valves) under the taps which will isolate the tap or room. If you are unlucky you will have to turn off the water at the main stopcock. In this guide I am fixing the hot taps so I only need to turn off the hot water. Locate the hot water stopcock (probably in the airing cupboard) and turn clockwise until it stops. Don't force it or you may break the valve. If you live in a hard water area and you don't work your stopcocks two or three times a year chances are it is jammed. Ours hadn't been turned for 10 years I would guess and jammed about 90% of the way closed. If this happens don't force the tap. Apply a good squirt of WD40 or other penetrating oil and wait for 10 to 15 minutes and try again. If it moves and then sticks again repeat the oiling. Some taps, unfortunately, just get jammed open and there is not much you can do about it and it is a much more difficult job to replace them. The tap I am repairing here is a particularly simple pillar style tap as it doesn't have a cover like most so the nuts are easily accessible. There are two nuts that can be undone. The one we are currently interested in is that main valve nut marked A the nut marked B is the gland nut and at present we aren't interested in this one (I have actually undone both in the photo but you only need undo A). If you have tap like the one shown with the main valve nut on display you probably want to protect it when you remove it. The best way to do this is to slide a cloth in between the nut and a spanner. It makes undoing the nut (and tightening it again) a bit more awkward but it does prevent scratches. Notice that I am holding onto the spout of the tap while I am undoing it. It is important that you do this or there is a danger you will turn the body of the tap rather than the nut. This can lead to all sorts of problems not least leaks in the pipe work under the skin / bath and a cracked basin. Now there the valve is out check the washer. If it looks old and squashed and a bit rough then there is every likelihood that it is the cause of the leak. If it looks in tip top condition then the leak may be caused by damage to the valve seat which is the bit in the tap body that the washer presses on to. The valve seat is shown in the out of focus photo below. This is looking straight down into the tap. The seat should be shiny, smooth and free from scratches. Scratches are caused by little bits of lime scale that get trapped between the washer and the seat and grind away at it. If the seat is damaged it needs to be reground which is not a difficult job. Since washers are very cheap it is worth replacing it even if it looks fine. The picture below shows a newly replaced washer. Washers are held on in one of two ways. Either by a small nut (which is invariably stuck due to lime scale) or a fixed pin. I'm not sure which is worse. If you can get the nut free replacing the washer is trivial if the nut is stuck though it's really hard. The pin system on the other hand might have less to go wrong but replacing the washer can be a challenge. The problem is that in order to hold the washer tightly the hole in the centre of the washer appears to be to small to go over the pin. The best advice I can offer is get someone strong in to help you and put some soap on the pin. I ended up using two grips to force the washer over the pin. Now that the washer is replaced its time to reassemble the parts. Grab your spanner and set to work. Don't forget to hold onto the spout of the tap while tightening the valve. Once the valve is tight and the tap is in place turn on the water supply again. I suggest that at first you turn it on just a quarter or half turn and then go and check for leaks. If you don't see any turn it on full and then back half a turn. The half turn closed helps stop the stopcock from freezing (sticking). See How to Fix a Leaking Tap @ http://www.leizlife.com/msg.php?id=51 (MORE)
If you are referring to leaking out of one of the overflow hoses, your float is sticking.\n. \nIf it is leaking from the body of the carb, the gasket where the carb and float bowl bolt together needs to be replaced.
Ceilings do not leak as there is no water The piping arrangement above the celinging or grouting may leak and come out through the ceiling
A ceiling leak is usually a ROOF leak, unless it is a water pipe running between floors. Stopping the leak on the ceiling will usually lead to further damage, because the water will collect in the space above. Dealing with the roofing is a matter that depends on the type of roof and the flaw which a…llows the water to penetrate it. As usual, consulting a professional or the local licensing agency is recommended. (MORE)
\nthe shower and bath water comes from two different places so their is two different pipes. Get the shower pipe checked out by a plummer and they cause fix the pipe.
If there is a coolant leak that is caused by the bleeding screw,the screw is probably stripped and needs to be replaced. The screwcan also be wrapped with plumber's tape and screwed back in untilthe leak can be fixed.
What is likely cause of shower leak in ceiling below again after replacing shower pan when it did not leak for a long time now but is leaking again?
Shower body or pan not properly supported or the joint not properly caulked possibly a fiberglass pan with plastic piping
I will go nicely and tell my neighbor that their flooding my garden . if they don't do anything about it i will just go snap on them and that's black folks sugar honey ice tea.
Boiler . More information is needed is needed as to what exactly this boiler is and what connection it has to the ceiling. You are possibly referring to an in floor heating system or a hydronic heating system. We need more facts to get to a sensible answer.
\nWell the first thing to check is that the shower door or curtain is closed.\n\nSecondly you can check that the sealent on the frame of the shower is in good order.
Why is the Toilet tank empty Bowl empty and not filling up -No leak at the water value No sound No problem with bathroom faucet or shower faucet?
The fill valve in the tank is the type that has a round float the slides up and down on a shaft, it has a diaphragm in it that gets stiff or plugged and needs to be replaced. Turn the water off, in the tank, hold the bottom of the shaft so it doesn't break and turn the top part 1/8 th turn counte…r clockwise. The diaphragm or washer is where the two pieces separate. Black, about the size of a quarter. New one is about $3. (MORE)
I live in a townhouse and I recently noticed that my 2nd floor bathroom ceiling leaks. I assume it's coming from the roof but could the leak be caused by something else?
Coming in around a vent pipe possibly. There really shouldn't be anything else in the attic. All plumbing is in the wall.
Fixing a leaking central air conditioner unit - Water is coming out of the unit in my drop-ceiling from the box that holds the condenser coils how do I fix this?
1st you would need to locate the leak. This is normally done by a trained tech by adding a leak detection dye into system then a UV light is used to find the leak. If the leak is in the copper line set then it can be repaired. If the leak is in the evaporator or condensing coils the coil would need …to be replaced. (MORE)
Simply mix some baking soda with water and pour over battery to neutralize the acid, and then simply wash off with a garden hose. If you want it super clean,,, one can use a scrub brush or something.
temporary? If your going to fix the leak, do it right by finding out whats leaking and then take that part to the hardware store and see if you can buy a new one. Most drain leaks on lav sinks are either the push/pull pop up strainer or the P-trap and its best to replace both if they are old. Most l…eaks from the domestic water side are either the angle stop (or straight stops) or the connections to the faucet. If you are out of money or living in a apartment and sick of waiting for me/other plumber to fix it and its a drain leak then you can try using 100% silicone and apply to where its leaking but make sure its totally dry and I didn't mention this! (MORE)
3 or 4 x per pullup. Why? Don't waste. If that's why. I am wearing one and I'm wearing it now after around 5 times it got peed in it leaked on my computer chair. I'm ten
Yes, your renters policy will pay for your damages, depending on the actual cause of the damage. If it was a leak that occurred over time and finally the ceiling fell in due to the water building up on the damaged sheetrock, then the landlord would be responsible for the damage due to a lack of main…tenance. If a tree fell on the home during a storm and poked a hole in it causing the damage then his policy would cover it. (MORE)
Generally speaking, the reason why a metal gasket leaks is becausethe problems in the joint exceed the capabilities of the gasket.This can include improper surface finishes, foreign materialbetween the surfaces, erosion of the surfaces, and gaps between thesurfaces.
I think you mean to ask, why don't ponds and lakes simply drain completely into the ground? In fact, water does "leak" into the earth via subterranean passageways called underground rivers. Also, water pressure plays a part at the bottom of any sizable body of water; this compacts the bottom surfa…ce to such a hardness that it becomes "waterproof" to "leaking". (MORE)
It just depends on why you have a roof leak. If your roof was damaged by a covered peril such as fire lightning etc. Then your Homeowners insurance would cover the damage. If your roof is old and worn out, it just needs to be replaced and would not be covered by your homeowners insurance. Roof…s require the home owners maintenance and upkeep along with replacement every 20 years or so. It's just part of the cost of owning a home. Failure to engage in expected normal maintenance of your home can be interpreted as a moral hazard and can result in cancellation of your homes insurance policy. If your roof is fairly new and you just have a leak with no visible damage, then it is most likely the result of faulty workmanship and again, not covered by your home insurance policy. (MORE)
There are good quality products out there now for flat roofs, the traditional bitumen felt doesn't last more than 15 or so years depends on weathering, it doesn't like full sun, as it cracks, thats why it has grit on it unfortunately that tends to go over the years, felt also can bubble too.
Can homeowners cover hidden water damage behind a wall caused by leaking water from-neighbors bathroom?
It could, But just as with most insurance issues. It all depends onthe type of coverage you purchased. The best source of information is your insurance company or yourinsurance agent to determine the scope of coverage you selectedwhen you purchased your policy.