Bathroom problems

2 01, 2020

Bathroom leaking damage-Albany Creek

2020-02-25T05:55:36+10:00January 2nd, 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 date of the inspection. These examples show why it is poor building practice to fit particleboard and not compressed fibro sheeting below wets areas of buildings. More rotting [...]

1 01, 2020

Bathroom leaking, Ferny Hills

2020-02-13T05:57:04+10:00January 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 has occurred in all wet areas of this 9 year old house, causing damage to particleboard flooring. Unfortunately the areas would have to be stripped completely to be able to replace the damaged areas. Some walls [...]

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 [...]

1 01, 2020

Shower/bath not properly installed-Camp Hill

2020-02-21T18:00:31+10:00January 1st, 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 lips 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 in these photos [...]