Dangerous building structures

1 05, 2020

Dangerous roof in Everton Park

2020-05-26T06:19:19+10:00May 1st, 2020|Dangerous building structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Dangerous roof in Everton Park

Dangerous roof in 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. [...]

1 05, 2020

Dangerous rotting decks in Brisbane

2020-05-26T08:05:58+10:00May 1st, 2020|Dangerous building structures, Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Dangerous rotting decks in Brisbane

Dangerous rotting decks in 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 [...]

1 05, 2020

Dangerous pergola in Middle Park

2020-05-26T06:26:17+10:00May 1st, 2020|Dangerous building structures|Comments Off on Dangerous pergola in Middle Park

Dangerous pergola in 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 [...]

1 05, 2020

Illegal building structures around Brisbane

2020-05-26T06:31:47+10:00May 1st, 2020|Dangerous building structures, Illegal structures|Comments Off on Illegal building structures around Brisbane

Illegal building structures around 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 [...]

1 05, 2020

Unsuitable retaining walls around Brisbane

2020-05-25T06:38:35+10:00May 1st, 2020|Dangerous building structures, Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Unsuitable retaining walls around Brisbane

Unsuitable retaining walls around 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 [...]

30 04, 2020

Roof truss fault in Mount Gravatt

2020-05-26T06:35:32+10:00April 30th, 2020|Dangerous building structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof truss fault in Mount Gravatt

Roof truss fault in 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. [...]