Deck & veranda problems

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 03, 2020

Rotting deck dangers-Brisbane

2020-03-08T10:08:22+10:00March 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Rotting deck dangers-Brisbane

Rotting deck dangers-Brisbane, Building inspection, carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Examples of why it is not advisable to construct a deck without a roof above it. Decks without a roof above them for protection are not practical. No many would consider it comfortable to try and relax on [...]

2 01, 2020

Internet home buying dangers

2020-02-22T08:11:28+10:00January 2nd, 2020|Building movement, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Internet home buying dangers

Internet home buying dangers. Extensive and significant problems identified in a building inspection, carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Inspection of a property in the Ipswich area for an interstate buyer that had not seen the property apart from photos posted on the internet. Fortunately the client had the [...]

1 01, 2020

Deck-veranda problems

2020-01-18T07:55:13+10:00January 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Deck-veranda problems

Deck-veranda problems, identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Here are some examples of Queenslander style houses with veranda's built using a similar method of construction to a deck that collapsed in recent years, at Ascot, a eastern suburb of Brisbane. Rectification: The floor joists are checked into the perimeter bearer [...]

1 01, 2020

Balcony danger-Middle Park

2020-02-22T07:22:01+10:00January 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Balcony danger-Middle Park

Balcony danger-Middle Park, a Western suburb of Brisbane. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service  This balcony is potentially dangerous due to height of the perimeter railings being under the Building Code requirement of 1 metre. Deteriorating rusting securings: Rusting bolts securing beams of this balcony are causing fracturing to the [...]

1 01, 2020

Balcony seepage-Sunnybank

2020-02-29T09:42:28+10:00January 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems, Seepage|Comments Off on Balcony seepage-Sunnybank

Balcony seepage-Sunnybank, a Southern suburb of Brisbane Identified in a building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service Seepage has occurred through this exposed balcony to a living area below, causing damage and sagging to the ceiling lining. Rectification required: Remove the floor tiles and sheeting from the balcony also [...]