Unlicensed building and pest inspectors

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Choosing the right building inspector

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Roof structure collapse danger

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How sellers can benefit from a pre-sale inspection

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Tips for sellers on avoiding their home sale crashing

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Dangerous alteration of roof trusses

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Costly FREE building reports

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Asbestos uses and concerns

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Asbestos in buildings

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Garage conversions & associated problems

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Roof in danger of collapsing

Roof in danger of collapsing, in a northern suburb of Brisbane Roof in danger of collapsing. Examples of how a potentially dangerous roof truss situation was avoided as a result of a recent building inspection, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. You want to be aware of this! Considerable sideways bowing […]

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Seepage above unit garage

Garage of unit with seepage through slab above, in St Lucia, a Western suburb of Brisbane, Seepage above unit garage, identified 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 […]

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Gutter design causing rot

Poor design of guttering causing rot to roof framing, of a home in Westlake, South West of Brisbane. Gutter design causing rot, identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service  Roof gutters without eaves are not good building practice. Examples of problems resulting from this bad design are in the following photos. […]

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Unsafe rotting decks

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Concrete cancer defect

Causes and concerns of concrete cancer defect. Concrete cancer defect. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Concrete cancer (proper terminology is spalling). Probable causes of defect: Concrete cancer-spalling (in this particular case) a garden beds were against external brick walls of the house. With constant watering of the plants (from […]

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