New renovation problems

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

Bathroom shower problem-Carina

2020-02-13T06:14:37+10:00January 1st, 2020|Bathroom problems, Design faults, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Bathroom shower problem-Carina

Bathroom shower problem-Carina, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Soap recesses within shower areas are not a good idea. They eventually allows seepage and rot to occur, even if waterproofed. Normal expansion and contraction between different materials eventually causes cracks to the waterproofing underneath, then leaking. Although [...]

1 01, 2020

Shower/bath not properly installed-Camp Hill

2020-02-21T18:00:31+10:00January 1st, 2020|Bathroom problems, Design faults, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Shower/bath not properly installed-Camp Hill

Shower/bath not properly installed-Camp Hill, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: Wall tiles must extend into lips of this bath (to avoid seepage causing rot to the walls and floor) due to shower outlet installed above the bath. Both the shower base and bath in these photos [...]

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 [...]