Illegal structures

2 07, 2020

Illegal building structures-Brisbane

2020-08-05T06:31:35+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Dangerous structures, Illegal structures|Comments Off on Illegal building structures-Brisbane

Illegal building structures-Brisbane,  Illegal building structures-Brisbane, idetified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.      This roof structure is sagging considerably due to undersized members also their spans being too wide. Apart from this serious problem it is also not properly secured for tying down. This may allow the structure to [...]

1 07, 2020

Inadequate securing of roof structure

2020-08-06T17:40:56+10:00July 1st, 2020|Illegal structures, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Inadequate securing of roof structure

Inadequate securing of roof structure, Inadequate securing of roof structure. Identified in a building inspection, carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Risky & Dangerous: Rafters of this patio roof were secured to the metal fascia with pop rivets, this is potentially dangerous, if it collapses! The opposite ends of [...]

1 07, 2020

Non-Council approved structure

2020-08-07T05:41:10+10:00July 1st, 2020|Illegal structures|Comments Off on Non-Council approved structure

Non-Council approved structure, in Wynnum, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, Non-Council approved structure. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Fact: There have been too many Illegal structures have been built in Queensland, this does not make it acceptable. If ignored it can affect your resale also your insurer may not [...]

1 07, 2020

Dangerous non approved structure

2020-08-08T16:02:23+10:00July 1st, 2020|Illegal structures|0 Comments

Danger of a non approved structure, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. This potentially dangerous non approved structure may not be covered by your insurer for any damage caused from collapse or being blown away. Important tips when dealing with non approved structures: Always check with your insurer for cover regarding [...]

1 07, 2020

Non-compliant apartment

2020-08-08T16:45:50+10:00July 1st, 2020|Illegal structures, Unit problems|Comments Off on Non-compliant apartment

Apartment that was non-compliant for living use, in Clayfield, a northern suburb of Brisbane Non-compliant apartment. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. This unit was advertised as having a self contained unit below it. The seller and agent failed to mention the following in their advertising. Ceiling height was under the [...]

1 07, 2020

High-set house sold as 2 storey house

2020-07-01T06:31:53+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 sold as 2 storey house. Carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service This post highlights serious associated problems that often occur from this type of conversion.   Can the problems be economically rectified ? Definately not, without removing all of the lower floor and rebuilding! The bottom line. A high-set [...]