Bathroom problems

1 05, 2020

Bath not correctly installed for shower use above it

2020-05-28T06:26:27+10:00May 1st, 2020|Bathroom problems, Building design faults, Leaking shower, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Bath not correctly installed for shower use above it

Bath not correctly installed for shower use above it, in Camp Hill, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: When installing a shower outlet above a bath, the wall tiles must extend into the side and rear lips to avoid seepage and rot to the walls and [...]

1 05, 2020

Bathroom leak, Ferny Hills

2020-05-18T06:34:57+10:00May 1st, 2020|Bathroom problems, Leaking shower|Comments Off on Bathroom leak, Ferny Hills

Bathroom leak, 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 05, 2020

Bathroom leaking-Bunya

2020-05-18T06:03:35+10:00May 1st, 2020|Bathroom problems|Comments Off on Bathroom leaking-Bunya

Bathroom leaking-Bunya, a Northern suburb of Brisbane. Carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Extensive water damage to particleboard floor caused by leaking from the bathroom. Bathroom leaking-Bunya, Important points: These examples show why it is not good building practice to use particleboard as flooring below wet areas. Unfortunately the use [...]

30 04, 2020

Bathroom leaking damage in Albany Creek

2020-05-26T06:43:05+10:00April 30th, 2020|Bathroom problems, Leaking shower|Comments Off on Bathroom leaking damage in Albany Creek

Bathroom leaking damage in 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 timber supporting the floor. More rotting particleboard flooring. Rotting particleboard, same problem, different [...]