Old building falacies

1311, 2017

Pre-sale report Case study 3

November 13th, 2017|Flooding, High-set vs 2 storey house, Old building falacies, Pre-sale report, Retaining wall problems, Rising Damp, Roof Problems, Rooms not suitable for habitation, Seepage, Tips for sellers, Unsuitable veranda floor|Comments Off on Pre-sale report Case study 3

Pre-sale report Case study 3, carried by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service on a house in Fig Tree Pocket, a south west suburb of Brisbane.

A recent pre-sale building inspection of a two storey brick veneer house in the western suburbs with serious seepage and rising damp problems also movement of retaining […]

2310, 2017

Pre-sale report Case study 1

October 23rd, 2017|Beware of buying over internet!, Buying at auction problems, Movement, Old building falacies, Pre-sale report, Rip-off, Roof Problems, Sagging roofs, Stump Movement, Tips for buyers, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Pre-sale report Case study 1

Pre-sale report Case study 1 of a house in Archerfield, a southern suburb of Brisbane, carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home buyers Inspection Service.

Recent pre-sale building inspection of a house with concrete external and internal walls supported by concrete beams and piers in the southern suburbs for an interstate owner that had […]

2208, 2016

Sagging roof

August 22nd, 2016|Old building falacies, Roof Problems, Sagging roofs|Comments Off on Sagging roof

Sagging roof, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. In the Mount Gravatt area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane.

As you can see in this photo the props supporting this under-purlin (horizontal timber member, between the props). They are too widely spaced also the under-purlin is […]

308, 2015

Dangerous inadequate roof structure

August 3rd, 2015|Old building falacies, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Dangerous inadequate roof structure

Dangerous inadequate roof structure, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Mount Gravatt area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.:

They don’t build them like they used to!

Here are photos of a very poorly constructed roof structure, as you can see in one of […]

902, 2015

Old building fallacy

February 9th, 2015|Old building falacies|Comments Off on Old building fallacy

Old building fallacy. They do not build them like they used to, lucky for you they do not. Problems identified in a recent building inspection in a Brisbane suburb, carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Here are a few examples of why they they shouldn’t build them like they used to! The photos show […]