Deck & veranda problems

2 05, 2020

Unsafe decks from rot

2020-06-29T06:17:16+10:00May 2nd, 2020|Dangerous structures, Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Unsafe decks from rot

Unsafe decks from rot. 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 [...]

1 05, 2020

Queenslander style house faults

2020-06-26T06:08:53+10:00May 1st, 2020|Building movement, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Deck & veranda problems, Stump Movement|Comments Off on Queenslander style house faults

Queenslander style house faults. 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 internet. Fortunately the [...]

1 05, 2020

Deck dangers around Brisbane

2020-06-29T06:37:41+10:00May 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on 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. Decks without a roof above them for protection are not practical. No many would consider it comfortable to try and relax on a deck that [...]

1 05, 2020

The importance of veranda flashings

2020-06-30T06:05:49+10:00May 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on The importance of veranda flashings

The importance of veranda flashings, and simple methods on how to rectify. by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Absence of flashings where the veranda is attached to a house. This is a common omission with many builders. No flashing present where this veranda is attached to the house. This will allow [...]

1 05, 2020

Exposed balcony allowing seepage

2020-06-10T06:32:06+10:00May 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems, Seepage|Comments Off on Exposed balcony allowing seepage

Exposed balcony allowing seepage, in 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 [...]

30 04, 2020

Deck and veranda problems Brisbane

2020-05-26T08:03:37+10:00April 30th, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Deck and veranda problems Brisbane

Deck and veranda problems Brisbane, 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 [...]

30 04, 2020

Balcony danger in Middle Park

2020-05-26T08:08:04+10:00April 30th, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Balcony danger in Middle Park

Balcony danger in 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 [...]