1 06, 2021

Garage conversions & associated problems

2021-07-08T19:02:19+10:00June 1st, 2021|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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Non-compliant: Ceiling height of this previous garage was well under 2.4 metres as required by Council also Building Code of Australia. High [...]

2 07, 2020

High-set house conversion defects

2021-06-29T06:23:28+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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Undulation of the upper level external brick walls indicating footing movement. Significant movement of the lower external brick walls. Extensive movement [...]

2 07, 2020

Benefits of a pre-sale building inspection

2021-07-02T06:26:18+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Home sellers inaccurate building report

2021-06-29T16:44:58+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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Problems missed or severely understated by a building inspection service. The inspector was Acting on behalf of a seller and recommended by [...]

2 07, 2020

Garage conversion to living area

2021-07-02T06:45:52+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Garage conversions to living areas, High-set vs 2 storey house, Rooms not suitable for habitation|Comments Off on Garage conversion to living area

Why a conversion of a garage to a living area is not a good idea. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Garage to living area conversion and problems it causes.   Is it possible? What problems may develop from a conversion ? Reasons why [...]

2 07, 2020

High-set house sold as 2 storey house

2021-07-04T08:26:39+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. This high-set house that was supposedly converted [...]

2 07, 2020

High-set vs 2 storey house

2021-07-04T08:45:30+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. A typical high-set house The following photos show indications of seepage and rising damp to single and [...]

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