Building movement

5 01, 2020

Unit building movement-Windsor

2020-03-05T07:06:57+10:00January 5th, 2020|Building movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit building movement-Windsor

Unit building movement-Windsor, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Movement of this brick pier was taken in the same location on separate occasions. The first photo was taken in 2009 and the second in 2017. This is strong evidence that it has not stopped moving. The only [...]

4 01, 2020

Footing problem of unit-Yeronga

2020-02-24T07:18:01+10:00January 4th, 2020|Building movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Footing problem of unit-Yeronga

Footing problem of unit-Yeronga, a western suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Poor construction: Here are photos of what an unprofessional construction looks like. Since the building was constructed the soil has eroded away exposing the lack of proper support below the footings and slab edge, also shown in [...]

3 01, 2020

Unit movement-Bulimba

2020-02-24T07:12:12+10:00January 3rd, 2020|Building movement, Cover-ups!, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit movement-Bulimba

Unit movement-Bulimba, an eastern suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service Movement to rear external brick wall of a unit block. Other inspectors don't look at the exterior of the building or common property, even where it is easily accessible. This can prove to be a costly mistake for [...]

3 01, 2020

Unit building movement-Hamilton

2020-02-24T07:04:24+10:00January 3rd, 2020|Building movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit building movement-Hamilton

Unit building movement-Hamilton, a North East suburb of Brisbane, carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Undulation to exterior of this unit building caused by movement. Any building inspector that is not prepared to look at the building exterior would miss this serious problem. These photos show the importance of access [...]

2 01, 2020

Internet home buying dangers

2020-02-22T08:11:28+10:00January 2nd, 2020|Building movement, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Internet home buying dangers

Internet home buying dangers. Extensive and significant problems identified in a building inspection, carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Inspection of a property in the Ipswich area for an interstate buyer that had not seen the property apart from photos posted on the internet. Fortunately the client had the [...]

2 01, 2020

Unit movement-Wavell Heights

2020-02-24T07:15:14+10:00January 2nd, 2020|Building movement, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit movement-Wavell Heights

Unit movement-Wavell Heights, a Northern suburb of Brisbane. identified in a building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Considerable movement of block walls between units of a relatively newly built complex. Unit movement-Wavell Heights. The gap could not be observed from the roof access hole and would not [...]