03:43AM | 02/25/07
I got my bathroom replastered 2 years ago. About 6 months ago the plaster on the ceiling started to bubble and whe you touch it it peels off. It seemed damp. I removed all the paint from this area and any soft plaster, this did not extend to the original plaster underneath. I have left it for a few months and have noticed the plaster is still showing some sort of residue on it. I have also just noticed an area of it on the external wall, which seems to have spread from the original patch on the ceiling. Everyone is stumped as to where it is coming from and why its taken 2 years to appear..... Any ideas..? No extractor and there is nothing wrong with my guttering. I live in a back to back and it seems to be bang in the middle of the front of the house. I have been thinking maybe it is a bad brick but then why did the first patch appear on the ceiling about a foot in?

Anyone any ideas or know of who to call on this matter, my plasterer had no idea, also a builder I know didn't have a clue either...

Thanks for any replies.


03:45AM | 02/25/07
see further picture of residue



02:25AM | 02/26/07
Member Since: 07/28/02
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You have a water leak from either the roof, brick, or plumbing that is causing this and until you ger it fixed it will keep happening.


10:34AM | 03/02/07
Thanks for the advice, so you don't think its through condensation then? as I have no extractor?



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