New unit problems

2809, 2017

New unit balcony problems

September 28th, 2017|New unit problems|Comments Off on New unit balcony problems

New unit balcony problems, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Corinda area, a western suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

As you can see in these two photos, the balcony floor tiles are at a higher level than the inside floor level of this new […]

409, 2017

Non compliant unit

September 4th, 2017|New unit problems, Non compliant, Unit problems|Comments Off on Non compliant unit

Non compliant unit in a large complex, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. In the Taringa area, a Western suburb of Brisbane

Non compliant unit in a large complex. The ceiling height of this room at 2.238 metres is 162 mm under the building code […]

2808, 2017

Non compliant new unit bedroom

August 28th, 2017|New unit problems, Non compliant, Unit problems|Comments Off on Non compliant new unit bedroom

Non compliant new unit bedroom, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. In the West End area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane.

Non compliant new unit bedroom.  The real estate advertising brochure listed this room as a bedroom, when in actual fact it does not meet the […]

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 […]

1210, 2015

Unit movement

October 12th, 2015|Importance of photos & access, Movement, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit movement

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

Photos of partition fire wall between the units of a relatively newly built complex.
Unit movement. This movement would not have been picked up by anyone not […]

106, 2015

Problems found with new units

June 1st, 2015|New unit problems|0 Comments

Problems found with new units. 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 […]