Seepage

711, 2016

Rising damp-seepage

November 7th, 2016|Before employing an inspector, Rising Damp, Seepage, Understated Inspection Reports|0 Comments

Rising damp-seepage, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Auchenflower area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

These problems that were not identified in a previous inspectors report. The costs of rectification were high and incurred by the buyer.  

The following suggestions have been compiled […]

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, […]

703, 2016

High-set vs two storey house

March 7th, 2016|Garage conversions, High-set vs 2 storey house, Rising Damp, Rooms not suitable for habitation, Seepage|Comments Off on High-set vs two storey house

High-set vs two storey house. Problems identified in a recent building inspection, carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Typical high-set house

The following photos show indications of seepage and rising damp to single and double brick walls (no cavity) of high-set houses. These problems are the reasons why high-set houses are not suitable for conversion […]

1412, 2015

Seepage

December 14th, 2015|Seepage|Comments Off on Seepage

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

These photos show why the outside soil paving levels must be maintained at the proper levels, below any timber and steel of the sub-floor area of a building. Because the the outside level is too high it is allowing seepage to […]

1708, 2015

Seepage problems

August 17th, 2015|Importance of photos & access, Seepage|Comments Off on Seepage problems

Seepage problems, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Taringa area, a  Western suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Here are photos of a recent inspection of a common area of a multi-storey unit block in the western suburbs. The underground garages have a concrete slab […]