Concrete cancer (spalling)

2 07, 2020

Concrete cancer defect

2020-08-16T10:53:42+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Concrete cancer (spalling)|Comments Off on Concrete cancer defect

Causes and concerns of concrete cancer defect. Concrete cancer defect. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Concrete cancer (proper terminology is spalling). Probable causes of defect: Concrete cancer-spalling (in this particular case) a garden beds were against external brick walls of the house. With constant watering of the plants (from [...]

1 07, 2020

Balconies with concrete cancer

2020-08-19T18:53:40+10:00July 1st, 2020|Concrete cancer (spalling), Unit problems|Comments Off on Balconies with concrete cancer

Apartment balconies with concrete cancer, in St Lucia, South of Brisbane. Balconies with concrete cancer. Identified by Peter Weddell  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Common causes: Seepage through the concrete to the steel reinforcing causing concrete cancer (spalling). Reinforcing being too close to concrete surface or edges causing it to rust then expand which causes [...]

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