Building fallacies

1 07, 2020

A roof structure in danger of collapsing

2020-07-02T06:02:58+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building fallacies, Dangerous roof structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on A roof structure in danger of collapsing

A roof structure in danger of collapsing. Inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection service. A tiled roof supported off an undersized ceiling beam (binder) which is also causing sagging of the ceiling joists below. This is a common fault with roof structures of many homes built in Brisbane around [...]

3 05, 2020

Old building fallacy regarding roof structures

2020-06-25T06:07:21+10:00May 3rd, 2020|Building fallacies, Dangerous roof structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Old building fallacy regarding roof structures

Old building fallacy regarding roof structures. "They don't build them like they used too" A potentially dangerous excuse for problems in old buildings. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: The above photo shows an inadequately supported roof structure. Typical construction for tiled roof's of houses built in Brisbane arond the [...]