10 07, 2021

Danger of roof collapse

2021-07-11T18:50:28+10:00July 10th, 2021|Building fallacies, Dangerous roof structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Danger of roof collapse

Roof in danger of collapsing. Danger of roof collapse. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

1 06, 2021

Roof in danger of collapsing

2021-07-09T09:06:34+10:00June 1st, 2021|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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. You want to [...]

2 07, 2020

Roof structure danger

2021-06-29T16:37:17+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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Roof danger to 8 year old house

2021-07-03T07:42:38+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.  This illustration shows the location of gang-nails used in securing junctions of the roof truss components. The following photos show separation [...]

2 07, 2020

Bowing of roof trusses-Danger

2021-07-03T07:49:41+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Sideways bowing of roof trusses: Roof trusses supporting this concrete tiled roof were bowed sideways considerably, some as much [...]

2 07, 2020

Building fallacies and roof structures

2021-06-30T06:08:35+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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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. [...]

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