Importance of photos & access

1004, 2017

Flooding-effects

April 10th, 2017|Flooding, Importance of photos & access|Comments Off on Flooding-effects

Flooding-effects identified in a building inspection, carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

There are different types of flooding, the main ones being what occurred in the 1800’s, 1974 and more recently in 2011 & 2013.

Most are unaware of local flooding that occurs much more often and possibly a number of […]

304, 2017

Understated inspection reports

April 3rd, 2017|Buying at auction problems, Costly mistakes, Importance of photos & access, Understated Inspection Reports, Vendor reports, Vendor Reports Problems|Comments Off on Understated inspection reports

Understated inspection reports. Here is a classic example why it is dangerous to accept a building report from a seller and/or agent before an auction.

Problems identified by Qld Home buyers Inspection Service in a recent building inspection, that were either understated or not identified in a report supplied to a prospective buyer from the vendor (seller):

Numerous items in […]

2703, 2017

Seepage through balcony slabs above units

March 27th, 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 […]

2702, 2017

Inadequate roof flashing

February 27th, 2017|Importance of photos & access, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Inadequate roof flashing

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

Inadequate width roof flashing’s. Building inspectors not willing to gain access to the roof exterior would not be able to identify these problems. This can cost their […]

2002, 2017

Rusted Roof sheeting

February 20th, 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, […]

1302, 2017

Retaining walls

February 13th, 2017|Importance of photos & access, Retaining wall problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Retaining walls

Problems identified with retaining walls in a recent building inspection carried out in the Ferny Hills area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Another client saved from costly replacing of retaining walls by Peter Weddell!

These photos show why it is important for your inspector to access common […]