I have water coming from a neighbours house (overflowing drain) which
runs across a shared alleyway onto the corner of my brickbuilt
property. Will this do any damage ( e.g. cause damp problems)? Is
there any way I can stop it getting into my brickwork. I've told them
but they haven't done anything yet.
Can you not temporarily divert the flow of water (preferably back to their
property) with a piece of MDF or a concrete flagstone until they see some
sense. In the meantime, unless the flow is higher than your damp proof
course, it probably won't do much damage. Presumably this is a surface
drain (roof etc) which probably just needs pressure jetting.
Could cause problems esp if it freezes.
Could make the path treacherous too and they could be liable for any
Get it stopped or as other poster said, divert it onto their property.
Neighbour of mine had similar problem with his neighbour's overflow.
We diverterted it onto their wall by simply pushing a 45 bend on the end.
They soon fixed the problem when their own wall got wet :-)
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