Concrete cancer (spalling)

1 01, 2020

Fracturing of new concrete stumps

2020-01-24T17:30:09+10:00January 1st, 2020|Concrete cancer (spalling), Drainage issues, Rising Damp|Comments Off on Fracturing of new concrete stumps

Fracturing of new concrete stumps, in the Wavell Heights area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane Some recommendations by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: Concrete stumps that were replaced approximately 4 years ago. A combination of water entry, ponding of water, rising damp, salts in the soil and most importantly. These concrete [...]

1 01, 2020

Fractured concrete stumps

2020-01-20T16:31:14+10:00January 1st, 2020|Concrete cancer (spalling), Concrete stumps fracturing, Drainage issues|Comments Off on Fractured concrete stumps

Fractured concrete stumps, identified in a building inspection carried out in the Camp Hill area, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Building Inspections Brisbane. Problem: Significantly fracturing of concrete stumps due to inadequate drainage causing water entry and ponding of water to sub-floor area of [...]

9 09, 2019

Concrete cancer

2020-01-21T07:19:11+10:00September 9th, 2019|Concrete cancer (spalling), Unit problems|Comments Off on Concrete cancer

Concrete cancer, in the St Lucia area, a Western suburb of Brisbane, identified in a building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Some examples of what the majority of inspectors would miss if not looking at the exterior of a building for problems. Common causes: Seepage through the concrete to the [...]

9 09, 2019

Concrete cancer-spalling

2020-01-02T06:13:12+10:00September 9th, 2019|Concrete cancer (spalling)|Comments Off on Concrete cancer-spalling

Concrete cancer-spalling, in St Lucia, a western suburb of Brisbane, carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Example: Concrete cancer (proper terminology is spalling). Causes: 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 a timed [...]