Dangerous building structures

1 03, 2020

Dangerous rotting decks-Brisbane

2020-03-08T10:13:52+10:00March 1st, 2020|Dangerous building structures, Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Dangerous rotting decks-Brisbane

Dangerous rotting decks-Brisbane, by Peter weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection service Deck & dangers, extensive rot making this deck and its stairs unsafe! What is a deck? A timber platform for relaxing or entertaining guests on that is exposed to the weather. Generally built without a roof above. Potential dangers with exposed decks: [...]

1 01, 2020

Roof collapse danger-Everton Park

2020-02-22T08:03:27+10:00January 1st, 2020|Dangerous building structures|Comments Off on Roof collapse danger-Everton Park

Roof collapse danger-Everton Park, a northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. What were they thinking?  Cutting out main supports of these roof trusses to fit this garage door could have proven costly, if not for advice from Peter Weddell on how to rectify the problem, economically. Bottom [...]

1 01, 2020

Dangerous pergola-Middle Park

2020-03-10T05:49:00+10:00January 1st, 2020|Dangerous building structures|Comments Off on Dangerous pergola-Middle Park

Dangerous pergola-Middle Park, a Western suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service  This rotting pergola was located directly above a children's play area and could collapse at any time!   If it collapses it could potentially cause serious injury or worse to anyone below. Rotting joints to main supports of [...]

1 01, 2020

Illegal building problems-Brisbane

2020-02-22T08:21:57+10:00January 1st, 2020|Dangerous building structures, Illegal structures|Comments Off on Illegal building problems-Brisbane

Illegal building problems-Brisbane,  by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.      This roof structure is sagging considerably due to undersized members also their spans being too wide. Apart from this serious problem it is also not properly secured for tying down. This may allow the structure to be blown away in [...]

1 01, 2020

Retaining wall movement-Brisbane

2020-02-22T07:02:59+10:00January 1st, 2020|Dangerous building structures, Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Retaining wall movement-Brisbane

Retaining wall movement-Brisbane, Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. The height of this retaining wall is beyond the manufacturers recommendation. This wall is deviating from movement. Further movement is highly likely which may cause it to collapse. This type of retaining walls is not suitable for retaining large volumes of [...]

1 01, 2020

Roof truss faults-Mount Gravatt

2020-02-22T08:04:57+10:00January 1st, 2020|Dangerous building structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof truss faults-Mount Gravatt

Roof truss faults-Mount Gravatt, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, identified in a building inspection by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Separation of gang-nail plate and bottom chord, above the supporting roof beam. Separation of a gang-nail plate attached to junction of top and bottom Chords of a roof truss. The roof [...]