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2201, 2018

Buying property over internet

January 22nd, 2018|Beware of buying over internet!, Buying property over internet|Comments Off on Buying property over internet

Buying property over internet. Problems identified in a recent building inspection in a northern suburb of Brisbane recently carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service

Here are some excellent examples of how buying over the internet and relying on agents photos can be a very costly mistake without the professional help […]

1601, 2018

Leaking roofs

January 16th, 2018|Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Leaking roofs

Leaking roofs, identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service in various suburbs of Brisbane

Unfortunately most owners of buildings do not realize that almost every roof of any type of building will leak in places at some stages, often due to differing weather conditions. In most cases the rain water evaporates before […]

1601, 2018

Inaccurate misleading vendor report

January 16th, 2018|Vendor reports, Vendor Reports Problems|Comments Off on Inaccurate misleading vendor report

Inaccurate misleading vendor report, problems identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service in the Dutton Park area an Southern suburb of Brisbane

The following photos are examples of serious problems that were not identified in a report carried out by a well known nation wide […]

1501, 2018

Poor roof gutter design

January 15th, 2018|Poor roof gutter design, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Poor roof gutter design

Poor roof gutter design, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service in Westlake, a South West suburb of Brisbane.

Roof gutters without an eave overhang are not good building practice, examples of problems are in the following photos.

Contributing to the problem is the front edge […]

801, 2018

Dangerous sagging ceiling lining

January 8th, 2018|Dangerous sagging ceiling lining, Sagging ceiling linings|Comments Off on Dangerous sagging ceiling lining

Dangerous sagging ceiling lining, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service in an Eastern suburb of Brisbane.

2 bedrooms and 2 living areas of this recently inspected house had considerable sagging to the ceilings, as much as 75 mm. This degree of sagging would not […]

101, 2018

Dangerous roof structure

January 1st, 2018|Dangerous roof structure, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Dangerous roof structure

Dangerous roof structure, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service in the Forest Lake area a Southern suburb of Brisbane

As you can see in these photo examples, the roof trusses supporting this concrete tiled roof are bowed sideways considerably, some as much as 100 mm. […]