Drainage issues

1 05, 2020

Drainage & seepage to sub-floor of a unit block in Yeerongpilly

2020-05-29T06:00:38+10:00May 1st, 2020|Drainage issues, Flooding, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Drainage & seepage to sub-floor of a unit block in Yeerongpilly

Drainage & seepage to sub-floor of a unit block in Yeerongpilly, a Southern suburb of Brisbane. Identified in a independent building inspection carried out 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 [...]

30 04, 2020

Rising damp to converted garage in Paddington

2020-05-29T06:29:21+10:00April 30th, 2020|Drainage issues, Garage conversions to living areas-unapproved|Comments Off on Rising damp to converted garage in Paddington

Rising damp to converted garage in Paddington, a western suburb of Brisbane. Carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Evidence of rising damp causing the carpet to rot: Not only obvious in this photo, but the moisture meter readings were higher than what would be considered normal levels. Rising damp [...]

30 04, 2020

Drainage problems in Carina

2020-05-29T06:10:40+10:00April 30th, 2020|Drainage issues, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Drainage problems in Carina

Drainage problems in Carina, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane. 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 level: [...]

1 04, 2020

Drainage problems with new house in West End

2020-05-29T05:49:42+10:00April 1st, 2020|Building design faults, Drainage issues, New house problems|Comments Off on Drainage problems with new house in West End

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