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206, 2021

New homes with design defects

June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Building design faults, New house problems, Poor methods of construction|Tags: , |

Design defects with new homes, New homes with design defects. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Well designed and practically built new homes [...]

206, 2021

Do not accept building inspection reports from a seller or agent

June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Auction-buying traps, Costly "free" seller-vendor inspection reports, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Unlicensed building-pest inspectors|

Do not accept building inspection reports from a seller or agent, Do not accept building inspection reports from a seller or agent. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and [...]

206, 2021

Dangerous defects with decks and verandas

June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Deck & veranda problems|

Dangerous defects with decks and verandas. Decks and verandas with dangerous defects. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Here are some examples of [...]

206, 2021

Asbestos in buildings

June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Asbestos|

Asbestos in buildings. Just a few examples of materials that contained Asbestos in buildings around Brisbane that were commonly used in the building industry until the mid 1990's. Courtesy of Peter Weddell owner/operator of [...]

106, 2021

Risks with inaccurate vendor reports

June 1st, 2021|Categories: Costly "free" seller-vendor inspection reports, Understated Inspection Reports|

Risks with inaccurate vendor reports, problems identified in a building inspection Inaccurate vendor reports with risks. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. FREE [...]

106, 2021

Faults with new houses from poor work

June 1st, 2021|Categories: Building design faults, New house problems|

Faults with new houses from poor work, in Cannon Hill an Eastern suburb of Brisbane New houses with faults from poor work. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and [...]

  • Asbestos in buildings

Asbestos in buildings

June 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on Asbestos in buildings

Asbestos in buildings. Just a few examples of materials that contained Asbestos in buildings around Brisbane that were commonly used in the building industry until the mid 1990's. Courtesy of Peter Weddell owner/operator of [...]

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Risks with inaccurate vendor reports

June 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Risks with inaccurate vendor reports

Risks with inaccurate vendor reports, problems identified in a building inspection Inaccurate vendor reports with risks. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. FREE [...]

  • Faults with new houses from poor work

Faults with new houses from poor work

June 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Faults with new houses from poor work

Faults with new houses from poor work, in Cannon Hill an Eastern suburb of Brisbane New houses with faults from poor work. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and [...]

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Roof access

June 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Roof access

Roof access. Roof problem in the Springwood area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. This roof was badly damaged [...]

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Vendor report risks

June 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Vendor report risks

Vendor report risks. Problems identified in a building inspection in the Wilston area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Risks from vendor reports. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Building Inspection Service and Queensland [...]

Boundary location

June 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Boundary location

Boundary location was questionable in the Bracken Ridge area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Boundary Location by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 65% off [...]

  • Garage conversions & associated problems

Garage conversions & associated problems

June 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Garage conversions & associated problems

Conversions of garages to living areas and their associated problems Garage conversions & associated problems. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Non-compliant: Ceiling [...]

  • Inadequate clearances causing dry-rot

Inadequate clearances causing dry-rot

June 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Inadequate clearances causing dry-rot

Inadequate clearances causing dry-rot, in the Pullenvale area, a Western suburb of Brisbane, Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Lack of appropriate ventilation [...]

  • Seepage above unit garage

Seepage above unit garage

June 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Seepage above unit garage

Garage of unit with seepage through slab above garages, of a unit complex in St Lucia, West of Brisbane, Seepage above unit garage, identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service [...]

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