When you see something isn’t quite right, it can often be tempting to do it yourself and save some money. However, there are situations where this can be a costly mistake.
If you think your plasterboard ceiling has been affected by water damaged the only thing you should do is call a professional ceiling repair. Perth Ceiling Repairs offers a premium ceiling service, completing all our tasks with superior skill and workmanship.
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Water Damaged Ceiling: Types of Ceiling Damage
There are a variety of indicators that can be a sign of water damaged:
- Ceiling stains
Ceiling stains are always a sign that something is wrong. They can range in size and colouration but luckily they are often quite noticeable, especially when contrasted with a bright, white ceiling.
- Bowed ceilings
Dipping ceilings can often be an indicator of a buildup of water you in the ceiling which should demand immediate attention.
- Soft/damp drywall
If your plasterboard ceiling has a spongy texture and if you can easily use your fingers to push it in then that’s a clear sign of water damage.
- Peeling paint
Paint will begin to peel eventually but unless you haven’t painted your ceiling in decades then any peeling, cracking and flaking could be an indicator that something is wrong.
Key Considerations Regarding Water Damage on Ceilings
One reason why repairing the ceiling plaster yourself is not the optimal solution is that there are many factors to consider when dealing with water damaged ceilings besides the ceiling itself. Here are some of the other considerations that might need to be made.
- Water source
Before beginning repair work the initial source of the water damage must be fixed. Failing to do this will lead to further water damage later on.
- Flooding/ standing water
From minor patches to large-scale flooding, standing water is another thing that will need to be taken care of.
- Wet and damaged joists
If the leak could damage the ceiling, it may also have caused damage to the wooden joists as well. If this is the case, they will need to be repaired before the ceiling.
Wet areas are hotspots for mould growth. If the area had remained wet for a long time there may be a significant buildup of mould which should be cleared before starting ceiling repairs.
Get Your Ceiling Cracks Fixed by the Professionals: Contact Perth Ceiling Repairs Now!
At Perth Ceiling Repairs, we are the people to call whenever you need water damage repair for your residential and commercial ceilings in Perth. We have extensive experience with ceiling repairs which we have carried out over the years.
We only use trusted and reputable products so we can provide the highest quality service. So for premium plasterboard ceiling repairs, don’t hesitate to call us on 041 421 3006.