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307, 2017

inadequate roof support

July 3rd, 2017|Roof Problems|Comments Off on inadequate roof support

Inadequate roof support, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. In the Mount Gravatt area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane.

No supporting prop to end of an under-purlin (horizontal beam fitted to midway point between the external wall and peak of the roof).

Inadequate roof support. Joint […]

2606, 2017

Salt damage brick walls

June 26th, 2017|Rising Damp|Comments Off on Salt damage brick walls

Salt damage brick walls, 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.

Examples of salt damage brick walls of a house. These photos clearly show deterioration of bricks to external walls of this house above the damp-course […]

1906, 2017

Roof box gutter

June 19th, 2017|Roof Problems|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 […]

1206, 2017

Inadequate roof structure

June 12th, 2017|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Inadequate roof structure

Inadequate roof structure, identified by Peter Weddell in the Karana Downs area, a Western suburb of Brisbane. Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

This roof structure has been built with no support below the ridge-beam (horizontal timber at peak of the roof) and insufficient support below the under-purlins (horizontal support below rafters at midway point between the […]

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, […]