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1906, 2017

Roof box gutter

June 19th, 2017|Roof Problems, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Roof box gutter

Roof box gutter causing significant problems, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. In the Chapel Hill area, a Western suburb of Brisbane.

Undersized and insufficient number of down-pipe outlets below this box gutter.

This is another fine example of why you should employ Peter Weddell for […]

506, 2017

Unit building-movement

June 5th, 2017|Movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit building-movement

Unit building-movement, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Windsor area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

The first and second photos showing movement of a brick pier were taken in the same location of this unit building exterior. The first in 2009 and […]

2905, 2017

Rusted Roof sheeting

May 29th, 2017|Importance of photos & access, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Rusted Roof sheeting

Rusted roof sheeting identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Tarragindi area, a       Southern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

These photos show how important it is to employ someone trusted to check rusted roof sheeting like Peter Weddell for your Building Inspections, […]

2205, 2017

Seepage through balcony slabs above units

May 22nd, 2017|Importance of photos & access, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Seepage through balcony slabs above units

Seepage through balcony slabs above units identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Coorparoo area, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Seepage has occurred through the balcony slabs above these units to ceilings of the unit interiors below them from lack of appropriate water-proofing […]

1505, 2017

New house fault

May 15th, 2017|New house faults|Comments Off on New house fault

New house fault. Insufficient flashing’s around windows, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Wavell Heights, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Builders seem to have lost sight of importance of fitting flashing’s around openings and rely too much on sealants.

Sealants will deteriorate […]

905, 2017

Illegal structure

May 9th, 2017|Illegal structures|Comments Off on Illegal structure

Illegal structure identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Wynnum area, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Fact is, that too many Illegal structures have been built in Queensland, this does not make it acceptable.

If ignored it can affect your resale also your insurer […]