1 06, 2021

Vendor report risks

2021-07-08T18:12:48+10:00June 1st, 2021|Costly "free" seller-vendor inspection reports, Illegal structures|Comments Off on Vendor report risks

Vendor report risks. Problems identified in a building inspection in the Wilston area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Risks from vendor reports. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Building Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. The owner of this property decided to employ a inspector suggested by the selling agent, this [...]

2 07, 2020

Inadequate securing of roof structure

2021-07-02T06:24:32+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Risky & Dangerous: Rafters of this patio roof were secured to the metal fascia with pop rivets, this is potentially dangerous, [...]

2 07, 2020

Illegal building structures

2021-06-29T16:54:34+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Dangerous structures, Illegal structures|Comments Off on Illegal building structures

Illegal building structures around Brisbane,  Illegal building structures, identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.      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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Non-Council approved structure

2021-07-02T06:40:38+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Fact: There have been too many Illegal structures have been built in Queensland, this does not make it acceptable. If ignored it can affect [...]

2 07, 2020

Dangerous non approved structure

2021-07-03T07:51:32+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Illegal structures|Comments Off on Dangerous non approved structure

Danger of a non approved structure, By Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Non-compliant apartment

2021-07-03T08:00:16+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. This unit was advertised as having a self contained unit below it. The seller and agent failed to mention the following in [...]

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 [...]

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