2 06, 2021

Dangerous defects with decks and verandas

2021-07-11T16:36:09+10:00June 2nd, 2021|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Dangerous defects with decks and verandas

Dangerous defects with decks and verandas. Decks and verandas with dangerous defects. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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, [...]

1 06, 2021

Veranda’s without flashing & seepage

2021-07-06T06:22:01+10:00June 1st, 2021|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Veranda’s without flashing & seepage

Veranda's without flashing & seepage, in the Wilston area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Veranda's without flashing & seepage. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. A common fault with construction of veranda's that can easily be avoided: It never ceases to amaze me [...]

2 07, 2020

Verandahs with unsuitable flooring

2021-07-01T07:08:25+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.  Flooring ends show tongue and groove flooring, used on this exposed verandah. Tongue and groove flooring on a verandah causing seepage and [...]

2 07, 2020

Deck dangers around Brisbane

2021-07-01T07:23:15+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Unsafe rotting decks

2021-06-29T06:05:34+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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Leaking from a verandah

2021-07-01T07:16:32+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Balcony collapse danger

2021-07-03T08:01:51+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.  This balcony is potentially dangerous due to height of the perimeter railings being under the Building Code requirement of 1 metre. [...]

2 07, 2020

Exposed balcony allowing seepage

2021-07-03T08:09:58+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Seepage has occurred through this exposed balcony to a living area below, [...]

2 07, 2020

Queenslander style house faults

2021-06-30T06:10:05+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. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Inspection of a property in the Ipswich area for an interstate buyer that had not seen the property [...]

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