Roof Problems

210, 2017

Retaining wall movement

October 2nd, 2017|Retaining wall problems, Roof Problems, Understated Inspection Reports|Comments Off on Retaining wall movement

Retaining wall movement, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the West End area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Movement of this sub-floor retaining wall (at street level) is causing pressure against the supporting stumps and the house to move considerably. Rectification and replacement […]

1707, 2017

Inadequately supported Barap bolts

July 17th, 2017|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Inadequately supported Barap bolts

Inadequately supported Barap bolts, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. In the Karana Downs area, a Western suburb of Brisbane.

Barap bolts were sometimes used in the construction of hand-cut pitched roofs where support off the internal walls was not achievable. They consisted of a […]

307, 2017

inadequate roof support

July 3rd, 2017|Roof Problems|Comments Off on inadequate roof support

Inadequate roof support, 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.

No supporting prop to end of an under-purlin (horizontal beam fitted to midway point between the external wall and peak of the roof).

Inadequate roof support. Joint […]

1906, 2017

Roof box gutter

June 19th, 2017|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof box gutter

Roof box gutter causing significant problems, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. In the Chapel Hill area, a Western suburb of Brisbane.

Undersized and insufficient number of down-pipe outlets below this box gutter.

This is another fine example of why you should employ Peter Weddell for […]

1206, 2017

Inadequate roof structure

June 12th, 2017|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Inadequate roof structure

Inadequate roof structure, identified by Peter Weddell in the Karana Downs area, a Western suburb of Brisbane. Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

This roof structure has been built with no support below the ridge-beam (horizontal timber at peak of the roof) and insufficient support below the under-purlins (horizontal support below rafters at midway point between the […]

2905, 2017

Rusted Roof sheeting

May 29th, 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, […]