Sagging roofs

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 in the Mount Gravatt area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

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 […]

3005, 2016

High-set house being sold as a 2 storey house

May 30th, 2016|Garage conversions, High-set vs 2 storey house, Illegal structures, Rising Damp, Rooms not suitable for habitation, Sagging roofs, Seepage|Comments Off on High-set house being sold as a 2 storey house

High-set house being sold as a 2 storey house. Recent building inspection, carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service

Inspection recently carried out on a high-set house that was supposedly converted to a 2 storey house. The house had been inspected by a certifier only once, on completion of alterations to the lower floor area, […]

1408, 2014

Sagging roof

August 14th, 2014|Importance of photos & access, Sagging roofs|0 Comments

Sagging roof, identified in a recent building inspection, carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

This problem could not be seen from ground level and severity of the problem could not be determined from the roof interior.

Sagging roof. Here is an example of the top chord of a roof truss that has a considerable sag […]