New unit problems

1209, 2016

Seepage through balcony slabs above units

September 12th, 2016|Importance of photos & access, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Seepage through balcony slabs above units

Problems with a recently inspected relatively new unit in the eastern suburbs.

Seepage has occurred through the balcony slabs above these units to ceilings of the unit interiors below them from lack of appropriate water-proofing of the balcony slabs before the tiles were laid over them. Apart from being an ongoing annoyance to owners/tenants, seepage may […]

1406, 2015

Unit movement

June 14th, 2015|Importance of photos & access, Movement, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit movement

Photos of partition fire wall between the units of a relatively newly built complex.

This movement would not have been picked up by anyone not prepared to climb fully into the roof area.

 

1403, 2015

Problems found with new units

March 14th, 2015|New unit problems|0 Comments

These photos show the importance of your inspector accessing common property around a unit complex (where possible without entering private property). Also the importance of photos to avoid arguments from others that may have a vested interest in a sale.

Above photo: New unit, that has never been occupied. No flashing or awning above window will […]

411, 2014

Problem with roof above a new unit

November 4th, 2014|New unit problems|0 Comments

As you can see by the photos a considerable amount of silicone has been applied to this relatively new roof above a unit in Bulimba near the Brisbane river. This is only masking the problem for the short term, not fixing it. The flashings were not properly installed and had to be removed with […]