This project was set to be a straightforward bathroom renovation. However, whilst stripping out the bathroom and replacing the old particle board flooring we found there had been a pre-existing leak in the adjoining laundry. A lesser team of builders may have easily missed this issue, as access to the affected area was limited under the house. The laundry leak had decayed the flooring below to a point that it was barely existent in places.
Our team quickly removed and replaced the damaged timbers (with little disruption to the occupants of the house) so we could continue renovating the bathroom. Fortunately, the owners were able to claim insurance for some of the additional costs of remediating the leak and the delay to the schedule was nominal, meaning we were able to finish prior to Christmas as planned.