New unit problems

412, 2017

New unit

December 4th, 2017|New unit problems|Comments Off on New unit

New unit, problems with construction methods, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service in a western suburb of Brisbane

Given the severe weather conditions we often encounter in Queensland, an insufficient size surface drain and very little step up from the paving to the interior, […]

112, 2017

Seepage-rising damp

December 1st, 2017|New unit problems, Rising Damp, Seepage|Comments Off on Seepage-rising damp

Seepage-rising damp problems identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service in the Fortitude Valley area, an inner City suburb of Brisbane

Seepage and rising damp has occurred through retaining wall located on two boundary sides of this property through to bedrooms of a relatively new […]

2809, 2017

New unit balcony problems

September 28th, 2017|New unit problems|Comments Off on New unit balcony problems

New unit balcony problems, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Corinda area, a western suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

As you can see in these two photos, the balcony floor tiles are at a higher level than the inside floor level of this new […]

409, 2017

Non compliant unit

September 4th, 2017|New unit problems, Non compliant, Unit problems|Comments Off on Non compliant unit

Non compliant unit in a large complex, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. In the Taringa area, a Western suburb of Brisbane

Non compliant unit in a large complex. The ceiling height of this room at 2.238 metres is 162 mm under the building code […]

2808, 2017

Non compliant new unit bedroom

August 28th, 2017|New unit problems, Non compliant, Unit problems|Comments Off on Non compliant new unit bedroom

Non compliant new unit bedroom, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. In the West End area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane.

Non compliant new unit bedroom.  The real estate advertising brochure listed this room as a bedroom, when in actual fact it does not meet the […]

2205, 2017

Seepage through balcony slabs above units

May 22nd, 2017|Importance of photos & access, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Seepage through balcony slabs above units

Seepage through balcony slabs above units identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Coorparoo area, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Seepage has occurred through the balcony slabs above these units to ceilings of the unit interiors below them from lack of appropriate water-proofing […]