Sagging roofs

2202, 2016

Sagging roof

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

Sagging of a roof from the structure being supported off an undersize hanging beam. Binder also sagging due to insufficient support and large span above a living room. Sagging under-purlins because of too widely spaced props.

712, 2015

High-set house being sold as a 2 storey house

December 7th, 2015|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

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, not during the alterations, as would be required. The house was being sold as a 2 storey 5 bedroom, […]

1408, 2014

Sagging roof

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

Considerable sagging to roof of a two story house in the Wilston area. This problem could not be seen from ground level and severity of the problem could not be determined from the roof interior.