Cover-ups!

1 01, 2020

Unit movement

2020-01-18T13:17:16+10:00January 1st, 2020|Cover-ups!, Importance of photos & access, Movement|Comments Off on Unit movement

Unit movement, in the Bulimba area, a eastern suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service Movement to rear external brick wall of a unit block. Other inspectors don't look at the exterior of the building or common property, even where it is easily accessible, this can prove to be [...]

1 01, 2020

External wall cladding cover-up

2020-01-18T15:05:26+10:00January 1st, 2020|Cover-ups!|Comments Off on External wall cladding cover-up

External wall cladding cover-up, in the West End area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Be aware that cladding was often fitted to cover rotten or termite damaged timber walls, external and internal.   Cover-up: Often potential buyers are misled by the seller or agent into believing [...]

1 11, 2019

Rusted columns, part 2

2020-01-05T16:50:30+10:00November 1st, 2019|Cover-ups!, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusted columns, part 2

Rusted columns, part 2, in Middle Park a Western suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service  Problem: Additional concrete has been poured over rusted sections of these steel columns. This is not a good idea, further rusting of the columns is causing the concrete to crack (from corners of [...]

30 10, 2019

Cover-ups

2019-12-24T19:07:42+10:00October 30th, 2019|Cover-ups!, Importance of photos & access|Comments Off on Cover-ups

Cover-ups, exposed in a building inspection, carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. The photo above not only shows paint over rusted roof sheeting but also an improperly fitted roof sheet with its side lap facing up. Side overlaps of roof sheeting must face down into the corrugation of the [...]