Building movement

2 05, 2020

Foundation movement in townhouses

2020-06-26T05:53:22+10:00May 2nd, 2020|Building movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Foundation movement in townhouses

Foundation movement in townhouses, Examples of how foundation movement in townhouses can be overlooked by your building inspector. by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Here is movement of a brick pier was taken in the same location on separate occasions. First photo was taken in 2009 and the second in 2017. [...]

2 05, 2020

Unit building movement in Wavell Heights

2020-06-26T06:07:28+10:00May 2nd, 2020|Building movement, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit building movement in Wavell Heights

Unit building movement in 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 building movement in Wavell Heights. The gap could not be observed from the [...]

2 05, 2020

Footing movement to block of units

2020-06-26T06:24:28+10:00May 2nd, 2020|Building movement, Cover-ups!, Unit problems|Comments Off on Footing movement to block of units

Footing movement to block of units, in Bulimba, an eastern suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.  Movement to rear external brick wall of this 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 [...]

1 05, 2020

Queenslander style house faults

2020-06-26T06:08:53+10:00May 1st, 2020|Building movement, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Deck & veranda problems, Stump Movement|Comments Off on Queenslander style house faults

Queenslander style house faults. Extensive and significant faults identified in a Queenslander style house in Ipswich. 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 [...]