Old building falacies

2208, 2016

Sagging roof

August 22nd, 2016|Old building falacies, Roof Problems, Sagging roofs|Comments Off on Sagging roof

Sagging roof, 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.

As you can see in this photo the props supporting this under-purlin (horizontal timber member, between the props). They are too widely spaced also the under-purlin is […]

308, 2015

Dangerous inadequate roof structure

August 3rd, 2015|Old building falacies, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Dangerous inadequate roof structure

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

They don’t build them like they used to!

Here are photos of a very poorly constructed roof structure, as you can see in one of […]

902, 2015

Old building fallacy

February 9th, 2015|Old building falacies|Comments Off on Old building fallacy

Old building fallacy. They do not build them like they used to, lucky for you they do not. Problems identified in a recent building inspection in a Brisbane suburb, carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Here are a few examples of why they they shouldn’t build them like they used to! The photos show […]