Unit problems

2205, 2017

Unit building-movement

May 22nd, 2017|Movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit building-movement

Unit building-movement, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Windsor area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

The first and second photos showing movement of a brick pier were taken in the same location of this unit building exterior. The first in 2009 and […]

2703, 2017

Seepage through balcony slabs above units

March 27th, 2017|Importance of photos & access, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Seepage through balcony slabs above units

Seepage through balcony slabs above units identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Coorparoo area, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Seepage has occurred through the balcony slabs above these units to ceilings of the unit interiors below them from lack of appropriate water-proofing […]

1302, 2017

Retaining walls

February 13th, 2017|Importance of photos & access, Retaining wall problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Retaining walls

Problems identified with retaining walls in a recent building inspection carried out in the Ferny Hills area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Another client saved from costly replacing of retaining walls by Peter Weddell!

These photos show why it is important for your inspector to access common […]

1807, 2016

Unit building movement

July 18th, 2016|Importance of photos & access, Movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit building movement

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

Undulation to exterior of the building caused by movement. The chances an inspector identifying this serious problem without looking at the exterior of the building is highly unlikely.

This indicates the importance of access to be gained by the inspector […]

1210, 2015

Unit movement

October 12th, 2015|Importance of photos & access, Movement, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit movement

Unit movement, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Wavell Heights  area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Photos of partition fire wall between the units of a relatively newly built complex.
Unit movement. This movement would not have been picked up by anyone not […]

2408, 2015

Unit-balcony problem

August 24th, 2015|Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit-balcony problem

Unit-balcony problem, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the St Lucia area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

These photos show the balcony slab height as being higher than the interior slab which will allow direct water entry to the unit interior, even in […]