Bathroom problems

2 02, 2020

Shower/bath not properly installed-Camp Hill

2020-03-02T06:20:53+10:00February 2nd, 2020|Bathroom problems, Design faults, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Shower/bath not properly installed-Camp Hill

Shower/bath not properly installed-Camp Hill, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: Wall tiles must extend into side and rear lip of this bath (to avoid seepage causing rot to the walls and floor) due to shower outlet installed above the bath. Both the shower base and bath [...]

1 02, 2020

Bathroom leaking, Ferny Hills

2020-03-02T06:16:03+10:00February 1st, 2020|Bathroom problems|Comments Off on Bathroom leaking, Ferny Hills

Bathroom leaking, Ferny Hills, a Northern suburb of Brisbane. by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Leaking from the bathroom, laundry and toilet areas of this 9 year old house, has caused damage to particleboard flooring. Unfortunately the areas would have to be stripped completely to be able to replace the damaged flooring. [...]

1 02, 2020

Bathroom leaking damage-Albany Creek

2020-03-02T06:03:02+10:00February 1st, 2020|Bathroom problems|Comments Off on Bathroom leaking damage-Albany Creek

Bathroom leaking damage-Albany Creek, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. This house that was approximately 7 years old, at the time it was inspected. Fortunately the leaking had not caused damage to structure timber supporting the floor. More rotting particleboard flooring. Rotting particleboard, same problem, different building. [...]

1 01, 2020

Bathroom shower problem-Carina

2020-02-13T06:14:37+10:00January 1st, 2020|Bathroom problems, Design faults, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Bathroom shower problem-Carina

Bathroom shower problem-Carina, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Soap recesses within shower areas are not a good idea. They eventually allows seepage and rot to occur, even if waterproofed. Normal expansion and contraction between different materials eventually causes cracks to the waterproofing underneath, then leaking. Although [...]