30 % damp by bathroom window

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  1. Gazza333

    Gazza333 Funster Life Member

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    hi just had my 2nd hab service done and all damp measurements are good of around 8-10 % except one of 30 % by the bathroom window hinge. The comments say possible early signs of window hinge bar leaking water in ?
    When I picked it up they just said one of the readings was high and to keep an eye on it ! I had other work done so didn't really register it until I checked the paperwork

    Should I be worried ?

    I have a 10 yr damp guarantee on my rollerteam should I be jumping up and down to get it fixed ?

    Should I just get it rechecked in a couple of months ?

    Your advise gratefully received

    Gary
     
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    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    why wait?
     
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    GJH Funster Life Member

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    I agree, I would get it fixed ASAP, especially as it is under warranty.
     
  4. PhilandMena

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    Go for it! It wont get better but it will get worse!
     
  5. Reallyretired

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    30% is pretty high. Get it fixed
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Dead right, it's not going to improve.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    can only get worse..

    as said.. have it resealed now
     
  8. Gazza333

    Gazza333 Funster Life Member

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    Ok I'll speak to dealer tomorrow. Just the place I had it hab checked said just keep an eye on it ? As I said mind wasn't 100 % on this as had other work done and was just a throw away comment. I would have thought they'd have said it needs x y and z and would cost a b or c then I'd claim under warranty
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Damp is the one thing that strikes real fear into motorhome owners. Can cost a fortune if it gets bad.
     
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    It's under warranty so get it fixed. If you don't you will always have a nagging worry.
     
  11. tonka

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    I would certainly get the report registered with whoever is covering the warranty. Then whatever they advise get in writing.
    If you leave it for re-checking it may be to late and your 10 yr cover is down the drain..

    Reading Value Action
    0 – 15% No Cause for concern
    15-20% Require further investigation Consideration should be given to re-checking the area in three months with the average of all readings taken.
    20-30% Remedial work required, there may be early signs of water ingress or evidence of moisture. Resealing and internal work may be required; again, consideration should be given to re-checking the area in three months.
    >30% Structural damage is occurring, deterioration inevitable. a full strip down of the affected area is required.
     
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