New renovation problems

1 07, 2020

Incorrect installation of bath-shower

2020-07-18T08:24:52+10:00July 1st, 2020|Bathrooms leaking, Building design faults, Leaking showers, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Incorrect installation of bath-shower

Incorrect installation of bath-shower. Incorrect installation of bath-shower and how it can cause long term problems. by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: A bath that is not properly installed for the use of a shower above it. When installing a shower outlet above a bath, the wall tiles must extend into [...]

1 07, 2020

Untreated weatherboards rotting

2020-08-01T08:58:08+10:00July 1st, 2020|New renovation problems|Comments Off on Untreated weatherboards rotting

Untreated weatherboards rotting, in Yeronga, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, Untreated weatherboards rotting. Identified 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. The rot [...]

1 07, 2020

Improper installation of bath-shower

2020-08-06T17:24:43+10:00July 1st, 2020|New renovation problems|0 Comments

Improper installation of bath-shower, in Camp Hill, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, Improper installation of bath-shower. 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 [...]

1 07, 2020

Inadequate securing of roof structure

2020-08-06T17:40:56+10:00July 1st, 2020|Illegal structures, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Inadequate securing of roof structure

Inadequate securing of roof structure, Inadequate securing of roof structure. Identified in a building inspection, carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Risky & Dangerous: Rafters of this patio roof were secured to the metal fascia with pop rivets, this is potentially dangerous, if it collapses! The opposite ends of [...]

1 07, 2020

Rusting columns from design fault

2020-08-06T06:19:14+10:00July 1st, 2020|New renovation problems, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusting columns from design fault

Rusting columns from design fault Rusting columns from design fault. Identified 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 This will cause racking of the slab Allow potential termite access to the [...]