2 06, 2021

New homes with design defects

2021-07-11T16:10:40+10:00June 2nd, 2021|Building design faults, New house problems, Poor methods of construction|Comments Off on New homes with design defects

Design defects with new homes, New homes with design defects. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Well designed and practically built new homes can avoid faults from developing in the short and long term. Design fault in new homes: Timber mouldings fitted around [...]

1 06, 2021

Faults with new houses from poor work

2021-07-06T05:53:01+10:00June 1st, 2021|Building design faults, New house problems|Comments Off on Faults with new houses from poor work

Faults with new houses from poor work, in Cannon Hill an Eastern suburb of Brisbane New houses with faults from poor work. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Flashing missing from above this window awning will allow seepage to cause rot to the [...]

1 06, 2021

Roof in danger of collapsing

2021-07-09T09:06:34+10:00June 1st, 2021|Dangerous roof structures, New house problems, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof in danger of collapsing

Roof in danger of collapsing, in a northern suburb of Brisbane Roof in danger of collapsing. Examples of how a potentially dangerous roof truss situation was avoided as a result of a recent building inspection, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. You want to [...]

2 07, 2020

Leaking around window in shower

2021-07-01T07:26:46+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems|Comments Off on Leaking around window in shower

Window within shower leaking, in the Mitchelton area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Leaking around window in shower. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Seepage is very likely to occur around this window situated within a shower outlet of a newly built home, [...]

2 07, 2020

New house design defects

2021-06-29T06:17:37+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems|Comments Off on New house design defects

Defects built into a New House, in Bulimba, an eastern suburb of Brisbane. Defects with new house design. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Water entry occuring to interior of this new house because of poor design is inevitable Steps leading down to the [...]

2 07, 2020

Impractical house design trends

2021-06-29T17:00:24+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems, Poor methods of construction|Comments Off on Impractical house design trends

Impractical house design trends, Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Impractical house design trends to a relatively new house causing problems early in its life. […]

2 07, 2020

Drainage problems with a new house

2021-07-02T06:49:40+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, Drainage problems, New house problems|Comments Off on Drainage problems with a new house

Drainage problems with a new house. Problems with drainage to a new house. Problems became a reality soon after the buyers shifted into this new house. After they were pre-warned, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Drainage issues: Paved area with less than 50 [...]

2 07, 2020

New home with long term defects

2021-07-03T07:45:30+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems|Comments Off on New home with long term defects

Long term defects to a new home. New home with long term defects. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Open deck seepage problem: Open balconies are most likely to give problems, no matter how well they are drained and water-proofed. Concealed drains are [...]

2 07, 2020

Defects to home from poor design

2021-07-03T07:48:18+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems, Poor methods of construction|Comments Off on Defects to home from poor design

Poor design causing defects to a home, in Albany Creek, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Defects to home from poor design. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Poor design causing issues with this dwelling: The exposed bearers have no protection from the weather. [...]

2 07, 2020

Deterioration to concrete slab

2021-07-03T07:58:57+10:00July 2nd, 2020|New house problems, Rising Damp|Comments Off on Deterioration to concrete slab

Concrete slab edge deterioration, around Brisbane Deterioration to concrete slab. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Heavy pitting has also occured to the slab surface most likely caused by type of soil in the area. The plastic membrane is not likely to have [...]

2 07, 2020

Bad design for a roof

2021-07-04T08:36:03+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems|Comments Off on Bad design for a roof

Roof design fault that will cause premature rusting of sheeting, in Bunya, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Bad design for a roof. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. This is one of the most stupid ideas for a roof I have come across, [...]

2 07, 2020

Roof problems above a new house

2021-07-04T08:37:16+10:00July 2nd, 2020|New house problems, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof problems above a new house

Roof problems above new house. Roof problems above a new house. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. These separating roof truss gang nails have occurred to the roof structure of a house, less than 4 years old, not good!  The truss manufacturer claimed [...]

31 10, 2019

Concrete slab deterioration

2021-07-04T09:02:21+10:00October 31st, 2019|New house problems, Rising Damp|Comments Off on Concrete slab deterioration

Concrete slab deterioration, in the Springfield Lakes area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, Deterioration to a concrete slab. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Rising damp to concrete slab edge of a new house causing deterioration. With closer observation you will see pitting of the [...]

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