Building movement

2 07, 2020

Foundation movement in townhouses

2020-08-13T05:40:14+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Foundation movement in townhouses

Townhouses with movement of their foundations, How foundation movement in townhouses can be overlooked by building inspectors, if they are not prepared to look at the building exterior. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Here is movement of a brick pier was taken in the same location on separate occasions. [...]

2 07, 2020

Queenslander style house faults

2020-07-30T05:39:01+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building movement, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Deck & veranda problems, Stump Movement|Comments Off on Queenslander style house faults

Queenslander style house faults. Extensive and significant faults identified in a Queenslander style house in Ipswich. Carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Inspection of a property in the Ipswich area for an interstate buyer that had not seen the property apart from photos posted on the internet. Fortunately the [...]

1 07, 2020

Movement of wall in apartment roof

2020-08-07T06:31:22+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building movement, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Movement of wall in apartment roof

Movement of wall in apartment roof, in Wavell Heights, a Northern suburb of Brisbane. Movement of wall in apartment roof. Identified in a building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Considerable movement of block walls between units of a relatively newly built complex. Important notes. The gap could [...]

1 07, 2020

Apartments with footing movement

2020-08-09T08:39:15+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Apartments with footing movement

Footing movement with apartments, in Bulimba Apartments with footing movement. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.  Cracks to back wall of this block of units from footing movement. Other inspectors don't look at the exterior of an apartment building or common property, even where it is easily accessible. This can [...]