Another small job, the customer contacted us to take a look at the porch verge. We could see the verge had simple started slipping, this can happen over time.
A simple fix really, new felt and battens and repoint up the verge, as this was a like for like repair we didn’t need to adhere to the BS5534 standards.
While we were there we also fixed some leaking gutter issues. The couple, with a new baby, were happy with our service. They could concentrate on their new family while we resolved their problems.
Rebuild porch verge
Just a simply job really, the flue collar on top of the stench pipe has started to leak so we took a look.
The flue collar that was used was a cheap version made of tin and not lead, in addition it was not installed correctly. This had caused water ingression around the edges of the flue. Over time this water ingression has caused the underlying felt to rot.
Rotten felt under poorly installed flue
We replaced the damaged felt and re-battened around the area and installed a new flue collar.
New flue installed, felt and batten replaced