Concrete cancer (spalling)

3011, 2015

Concrete cancer-spalling

November 30th, 2015|Concrete cancer (spalling)|Comments Off on Concrete cancer-spalling

Concrete cancer-spalling, identified in a recent building inspection, carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Here are two very good examples of concrete cancer (proper terminology is spalling). This is caused from seepage through the concrete causing rusting of the reinforcing in turn causing fracturing of the concrete.
Concrete cancer-spalling. In this particular case the garden […]

2311, 2015

Concrete cancer

November 23rd, 2015|Concrete cancer, Concrete cancer (spalling), Importance of photos & access|Comments Off on Concrete cancer

Concrete cancer, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the St Lucia area, a Western suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Concrete cancer, (spalling). Here is an example of what the majority of inspectors would miss if not looking at the exterior of a building for problems.
Unfortunately […]

1611, 2015

Using correct product

November 16th, 2015|Concrete cancer (spalling), Drainage, Rising Damp|Comments Off on Using correct product

Using correct product. Some recommendations by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

These concrete stumps were only replaced about 4 years previous to when these photos were taken. A combination of water entry, ponding of water, rising damp, salts in the soil and most importantly, the concrete stumps were not the right type […]

1307, 2015

Fractured concrete stumps

July 13th, 2015|Concrete cancer (spalling), Drainage, Fractured concrete stumps|Comments Off on Fractured concrete stumps

Fractured concrete stumps, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Camp Hill area, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Photos of significantly fractured concrete stumps due to inadequate drainage causing water entry and ponding of water to sub-floor area of this house in the Camp […]