Old building fallacies

1 01, 2020

Pre-sale building inspections Case study 3

2020-01-18T10:51:57+10:00January 1st, 2020|Flooding, High-set vs 2 storey house, Old building fallacies, Pre-sale building inspections, Retaining wall problems, Rising Damp, Roof Problems, Rooms not suitable for habitation, Seepage, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Pre-sale building inspections Case study 3

Pre-sale building inspections, Case study 3, in Fig Tree Pocket, a south west suburb of Brisbane. carried by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service on a house Examples of how a pre-sale inspection report by Peter Weddell can help current home owners, considerably. Pre-sale building inspection of a two storey brick veneer [...]

1 11, 2019

Pre-sale building inspections Case study 1

2020-01-24T17:09:19+10:00November 1st, 2019|Buying at auction problems, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Movement, Old building fallacies, Pre-sale building inspections, Sagging roofs, Stump Movement, Tips for buyers, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Pre-sale building inspections Case study 1

Pre-sale building inspections Case study 1 in Archerfield, a southern suburb of Brisbane. by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home buyers Inspection Service. Pre-sale building inspection of a house with concrete external and internal walls supported by concrete beams and piers for an interstate owner that had purchased this rental property in 2013, without a [...]

30 10, 2019

Dangerous inadequate roof structure

2019-12-28T07:17:02+10:00October 30th, 2019|Old building fallacies, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Dangerous inadequate roof structure

Dangerous inadequate roof structure, identified in a 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. This roof is supported off an undersized beam, which is also causing sagging of the ceiling joists below. This is a common fault with [...]

30 10, 2019

Old building fallacy

2019-12-24T18:56:42+10:00October 30th, 2019|Old building fallacies|Comments Off on Old building fallacy

Old building fallacy. They do not build them like they used to, lucky for you they don't. Problems identified in building inspections in Brisbane,  carried out by Peter Weddell, owner operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: Typical construction for tiled roof's of houses built in and about the 1950's. The above photo shows a poorly [...]

30 10, 2019

Sagging roof

2019-12-24T13:41:28+10:00October 30th, 2019|Old building fallacies, Roof Problems, Sagging roofs|Comments Off on Sagging roof

Sagging roof, identified in a 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. Problem: Props supporting this under-purlin (horizontal timber member, between the props). They are too widely spaced the under-purlin is also undersize. Rectification: This can be rectified [...]