2 07, 2020

Balconies with concrete cancer

2021-07-01T07:28:59+10:00July 2nd, 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, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Common causes: Seepage through the concrete to the steel reinforcing causing concrete cancer (spalling). Reinforcing being too close to concrete surface or [...]

2 07, 2020

Concrete cancer defect

2021-06-29T06:04:29+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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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. [...]

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