Dry rot

1 01, 2020

Dry rot

2020-01-13T15:57:35+10:00January 1st, 2020|Dry rot|0 Comments

Dry rot, in the Camp Hill area, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: Condensation of water: Evaporation from water ponding is causing condensation of moisture to underside of sub-floor timber causing it to rot significantly. This usually happens over a long time period. Dry rot to [...]

30 10, 2019

Dry rot-rising damp-inadequate sub-floor ventilation

2020-01-18T10:01:50+10:00October 30th, 2019|Dry rot, Rising Damp|Comments Off on Dry rot-rising damp-inadequate sub-floor ventilation

Dry rot-rising damp-inadequate sub-floor ventilation, in the Cannon Hill area, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Soil levels around the house were higher than the sub-floor level allowing seepage and ponding of water. Mould caused by inadequate sub-floor ventilation can cause serious health problems: Forming to [...]

30 10, 2019

Insufficient clearances-dry rot

2020-01-03T05:42:55+10:00October 30th, 2019|Dry rot|Comments Off on Insufficient clearances-dry rot

Insufficient clearances-dry rot, in the Pullenvale area, a Western suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Associated problems: Lack of appropriate ventilation, clearances-dry rot occurs. Although there was no access below the floor to allow for assessment of other associated problems. Rusting of the flooring nails is usually a [...]

30 10, 2019

Dry rot

2019-12-24T18:47:02+10:00October 30th, 2019|Dry rot|0 Comments

Dry rot, causing significant deterioration and fracturing to timber of a sub-floor area identified in a recent building inspection, carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: This deterioration is caused by ponding of  water due to seepage also insufficient ventilation to the sub-floor area. Problem: Fungus is also forming to [...]