Deck & veranda problems

2 07, 2020

Unsafe rotting decks

2020-10-30T09:30:38+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Dangerous structures, Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Unsafe rotting decks

Decks unsafe from rotting.  Unsafe rotting decks, identified 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Deck and verandah defects

2020-08-17T06:13:33+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Deck and verandah defects

Defects with verandahs and decks. Deck and verandah defects. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Here are some examples of Queenslander style houses with verandah's built using a similar method of construction to a deck that collapsed in recent years, at Ascot, a eastern suburb of Brisbane. Fault and rectification: The [...]

2 07, 2020

Queenslander style house faults

2020-08-19T18:06:26+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building movement, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Deck & veranda problems, Stump Movement|Comments Off on Queenslander style house faults

Faults with a queenslander style of house. Extensive and significant faults identified in a Queenslander style house in Ipswich. 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 [...]

1 07, 2020

Verandahs with unsuitable flooring

2020-08-20T18:27:04+10:00July 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Verandahs with unsuitable flooring

Unsuitable flooring for use on Verandahs. Verandahs with flooring that is unsuitable for outdoor use. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.  Flooring ends show tongue and groove flooring, used on this exposed verandah. Tongue and groove flooring on a verandah causing seepage and rot. Unsuitable tongue and groove flooring used [...]

1 07, 2020

Deck dangers around Brisbane

2020-08-20T18:38:11+10:00July 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Deck dangers around Brisbane

Deck dangers around Brisbane, Deck dangers around Brisbane, 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. A deck without a roof above for protection is not practical. No many would consider it comfortable to try and relax [...]

1 07, 2020

Leaking from a verandah

2020-08-20T19:17:27+10:00July 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Leaking from a verandah

Leaking from a verandah in a storm. Leaking from a verandah. By Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Absence of flashings where the verandah is attached to a house. This is a common omission with many builders. No flashing present where this verandah is attached to the house. This will allow leaking [...]

1 07, 2020

Balcony collapse danger

2020-08-23T07:08:28+10:00July 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Balcony collapse danger

Balcony in danger of collapsing, in Middle Park, a Western suburb of Brisbane. Balcony collapse danger. 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 [...]

1 07, 2020

Exposed balcony allowing seepage

2020-08-23T08:13:22+10:00July 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems, Seepage|Comments Off on Exposed balcony allowing seepage

Balcony exposure allowing seepage, in Sunnybank, a Southern suburb of Brisbane Exposed balcony allowing seepage to interior of a house, 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 [...]

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