Drainage problems

2 07, 2020

Unit block garage flooding

2020-08-04T17:40:31+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Drainage problems, Flooding & effects, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit block garage flooding

Unit block garage flooding, in Yeerongpilly, a Southern suburb of Brisbane. Unit block garage flooding. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.  Inadequate drainage: The sub-floor level of this unit building was below the ground levels on all four sides also below the flood level in the area, making it reliant upon [...]

1 07, 2020

Converted garages-seepage and rising damp

2020-07-31T06:14:10+10:00July 1st, 2020|Drainage problems, Garage conversions to living areas|Comments Off on Converted garages-seepage and rising damp

Converted garages-seepage and rising damp Converted garages-seepage and rising damp, identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Evidence of rising damp causing the carpet to rot: Rising damp can also cause deterioration to timber Attract termites Cause health problems with inhabitants. Mould to surface of the concrete also back of the [...]

1 07, 2020

Unlicensed inspectors mistakes

2020-08-01T08:00:52+10:00July 1st, 2020|Drainage problems, Rising Damp, Unlicensed building-pest inspectors|Comments Off on Unlicensed inspectors mistakes

Unlicensed inspectors mistakes, proved to be costly Unlicensed inspectors mistakes. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. The following serious problems were not identified in a previous building inspectors report. Rusting flooring nails from seepage and rising damp. Seepage through a retaining walls and rising damp from the slab was causing [...]

1 07, 2020

Drainage defects-new house

2020-08-07T06:39:44+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building design faults, Drainage problems, New house problems|Comments Off on Drainage defects-new house

Drainage defects-new house, in West End, a nearby suburb of Brisbane. Drainage defects-new house. Problems became a reality soon after the buyers shifted into this new house. After they were pre-warned, by Peter Weddell in his inspection report. Drainage issues: Paved area with less than 50 mm between levels of the outside and inside with inadequate [...]

1 07, 2020

Drainage causing rusting columns

2020-07-19T15:12:42+10:00July 1st, 2020|Drainage problems, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Drainage causing rusting columns

Drainage causing rusting columns Drainage causing rusting columns, identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Ponding of water causing rust around the bases of these steel columns that are supporting this house. This has affected their structural ability in supporting the house, requiring replacing of the columns. Inappropriate footing to soil [...]