High-set vs 2 storey house

2 07, 2020

Garage conversions & associated problems

2020-08-13T11:11:29+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Garage conversions to living areas, High-set vs 2 storey house|Comments Off on Garage conversions & associated problems

Conversions of garages to living areas and their associated problems Garage conversions & associated problems. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Non-compliant: Ceiling height of this previous garage converted to a living area was well under the requirement of 2.4 metres as required by Council. Moisture meter readings: Showing red [...]

2 07, 2020

High-set house conversion defects

2020-08-16T19:43:23+10:00July 2nd, 2020|High-set vs 2 storey house|Comments Off on High-set house conversion defects

Defects associated with a high-set house conversion to a 2 storey house. High-set house conversion defects. Courtesty of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Undulation of the upper level external brick walls indicating footing movement. Significant movement of the lower external brick walls. Extensive movement to the upper level internal walls caused [...]

2 07, 2020

Home sellers inaccurate building report

2020-08-17T16:56:12+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Costly "free" seller-vendor inspection reports, High-set vs 2 storey house, Understated Inspection Reports|Comments Off on Home sellers inaccurate building report

Inaccurate building report carried out for a home seller Sellers inaccurate building report, with problems identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Problems missed or severely understated by a building inspection service. The inspector was Acting on behalf of a seller and recommended by the agent. Considerable sagging to roof and [...]

1 07, 2020

Benefits of a pre-sale building inspection

2020-08-21T06:32:03+10:00July 1st, 2020|High-set vs 2 storey house, Pre-sale building inspections, Rooms not suitable for habitation, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Benefits of a pre-sale building inspection

Benefits of pre-sale building inspection. Benefits of a pre-sale building inspection. Carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service Examples of how a pre-sale inspection report by Peter Weddell can help current home owners, considerably. Pre-sale building inspection of a two storey brick veneer house with serious seepage and rising damp [...]

1 07, 2020

Garage conversion to living area

2020-08-21T18:01:21+10:00July 1st, 2020|Garage conversions to living areas, High-set vs 2 storey house, Rooms not suitable for habitation|0 Comments

Why a conversion of a garage to a living area is not a good idea. Garage to living area conversion and problems it causes.   Is it possible? What problems may develop from a conversion ? Reasons why High-set houses cannot be effectively converted. Will it jeopardise my insurance cover ? Misconception. Moisture meter reading is [...]

1 07, 2020

High-set house sold as 2 storey house

2020-08-24T06:28:01+10:00July 1st, 2020|Garage conversions to living areas, High-set vs 2 storey house, Illegal structures, Rooms not suitable for habitation|Comments Off on High-set house sold as 2 storey house

High-set house being sold as 2 storey house. Misleading advertised high-set house sold as 2 storey house.  The house did not comply with Building Code requirements for habitable area use. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service This high-set house that was supposedly converted to a 2 storey house, according to [...]

1 07, 2020

High-set vs 2 storey house

2020-08-27T06:23:30+10:00July 1st, 2020|Garage conversions to living areas, High-set vs 2 storey house, Rooms not suitable for habitation|Comments Off on High-set vs 2 storey house

Learn about the differences between a High-set and 2 storey house and problems, Differences between High-set vs 2 storey house. Courtesy of Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. A typical high-set house The following photos show indications of seepage and rising damp to single and double brick walls (no cavity) of high-set [...]

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