Concrete cancer (spalling)

4 01, 2020

Concrete cancer-St Lucia house

2020-02-19T05:52:19+10:00January 4th, 2020|Concrete cancer (spalling)|Comments Off on Concrete cancer-St Lucia house

Concrete cancer-St Lucia house, 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 [...]

3 01, 2020

Concrete cancer-unit complex in St Lucia

2020-02-19T05:53:30+10:00January 3rd, 2020|Concrete cancer (spalling), Unit problems|Comments Off on Concrete cancer-unit complex in St Lucia

Concrete cancer-unit complex in St Lucia, 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 [...]

2 01, 2020

New concrete stumps fracturing-Wavell Heights

2020-02-22T08:35:07+10:00January 2nd, 2020|Concrete cancer (spalling), Concrete stumps fracturing|Comments Off on New concrete stumps fracturing-Wavell Heights

New concrete stumps fracturing-Wavell Heights, 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 before an inspection. A combination of water entry, ponding of water, rising damp, salts in the soil. Concrete stumps were not the correct product to use [...]

1 01, 2020

Concrete stumps fracturing, Camp Hill

2020-02-12T07:34:37+10:00January 1st, 2020|Concrete cancer (spalling), Concrete stumps fracturing, Drainage issues|Comments Off on Concrete stumps fracturing, Camp Hill

Concrete stumps fracturing, Camp Hill, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Building Inspections Brisbane. Severely fractured concete stump: Significantly fracturing of concrete stumps due to inadequate drainage causing water entry and ponding of water to sub-floor area of this house in the Camp Hill area. [...]