Dangerous roof structures

1 08, 2020

Roof in danger of collapsing

2020-08-16T07:34:13+10:00August 1st, 2020|Dangerous roof structures, New house problems, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof in danger of collapsing

Roof in danger of collapsing, in a northern suburb of Brisbane Roof in danger of collapsing. Examples of how a potentially dangerous roof truss situation was avoided as a result of a recent building inspection, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. You want to be aware of this! Considerable sideways bowing [...]

2 07, 2020

Roof structure danger

2020-08-17T06:40:50+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Dangerous roof structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof structure danger

Roof structure danger and how it can be avoided. Roof structure danger, identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Potentially dangerous roof: These roof trusses are sagging considerably with separation of gang-nail plates (securings to joints between the web member and the top chord of the truss). This is a very [...]

2 07, 2020

Building fallacies and roof structures

2020-08-19T17:31:53+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building fallacies, Dangerous roof structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Building fallacies and roof structures

Roof structures and old building fallacies. Building fallacies and roof structures. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: The above photo shows an inadequately supported roof structure. "They don't build them like they used too" A potentially dangerous excuse for problems in old buildings. This was typical construction for tiled roof's [...]

1 07, 2020

Roof structure collapse danger

2020-08-19T18:11:02+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building fallacies, Dangerous roof structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof structure collapse danger

Danger of roof structure collapsing. Roof structure collapse danger. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection service. A tiled roof supported off an undersized ceiling beam (binder) which is also causing sagging of the ceiling joists below. This is a common fault with roof structures of many homes built in Brisbane around [...]

1 07, 2020

Roof danger to 8 year old house

2020-08-22T16:43:48+10:00July 1st, 2020|Dangerous roof structures, Roof Problems, Roofs sagging|Comments Off on Roof danger to 8 year old house

Danger to roof of an 8 year old house Roof danger to 8 year old house, identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service  This illustration shows the location of gang-nails used in securing junctions of the roof truss components. The following photos show separation of gang-nails plates in the roof of [...]

1 07, 2020

Bowing of roof trusses-Danger

2020-08-22T17:01:20+10:00July 1st, 2020|Dangerous roof structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Bowing of roof trusses-Danger

Roof trusses bowing and their danger, in Forest Lake a Southern suburb of Brisbane. Bowing of roof trusses-Danger. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Sideways bowing of roof trusses: Roof trusses supporting this concrete tiled roof were bowed sideways considerably, some as much as 100 mm. This degree of bowing [...]

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