New renovation problems

1 05, 2020

Shower/bath not properly installed

2020-05-18T06:33:56+10:00May 1st, 2020|Bathroom problems, Design faults, Leaking shower, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Shower/bath not properly installed

Shower/bath not properly installed, in Camp Hill, Eastern suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: When installing a shower outlet above a bath, the wall tiles must extend into the side and rear lips to avoid seepage and rot to the walls and floor. Both the shower base and [...]

1 01, 2020

Rotting untreated weatherboards-Yeronga

2020-02-25T07:15:41+10:00January 1st, 2020|New renovation problems|Comments Off on Rotting untreated weatherboards-Yeronga

Rotting untreated weatherboards-Yeronga, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, carried out by Peter Weddell, operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Although these photos of a newly renovated house in 2005 in Yeronga, a western suburbs of Brisbane. I thought it would be important to include them in a blog. Importance of photos: Photos are proof [...]

1 01, 2020

Shower-bath improper installation-Camp Hill

2020-02-25T07:10:45+10:00January 1st, 2020|New renovation problems|0 Comments

Shower-bath improper installation-Camp Hill, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Installation: This bath has not been properly installed for a shower outlet above it. Problems: A platform shelf has been created around the bath that will allow seepage and rot to occur. Impossible to keep sealed, even [...]

1 01, 2020

Rusting columns-Hamilton

2020-02-18T05:38:37+10:00January 1st, 2020|New renovation problems, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusting columns-Hamilton

Rusting columns-Hamilton, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: Rusting column within slab to corner of a sub-floor extension. Problem: Rusting has occurred to this column within the slab edge of a relatively new and costly sub-floor extension. This can cause cracking of the slab and allow potential [...]