2 06, 2021

New homes with design defects

2021-07-11T16:10:40+10:00June 2nd, 2021|Building design faults, New house problems, Poor methods of construction|Comments Off on New homes with design defects

Design defects with new homes, New homes with design defects. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Well designed and practically built new homes can avoid faults from developing in the short and long term. Design fault in new homes: Timber mouldings fitted around [...]

2 07, 2020

New apartment defects

2021-07-02T06:23:18+10:00July 2nd, 2020|New unit problems, Poor methods of construction|Comments Off on New apartment defects

New apartment defects, in Corinda, a western suburb of Brisbane, New apartment defects. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Inappropriate new apartment balcony level:  As you can see in these two photos, the balcony floor tiles are at a higher level than the inside [...]

2 07, 2020

Impractical house design trends

2021-06-29T17:00:24+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems, Poor methods of construction|Comments Off on Impractical house design trends

Impractical house design trends, Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Impractical house design trends to a relatively new house causing problems early in its life. […]

2 07, 2020

Defects to home from poor design

2021-07-03T07:48:18+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems, Poor methods of construction|Comments Off on Defects to home from poor design

Poor design causing defects to a home, in Albany Creek, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Defects to home from poor design. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Poor design causing issues with this dwelling: The exposed bearers have no protection from the weather. [...]

2 07, 2020

Impractical design of a new unit

2021-07-03T08:05:59+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, New unit problems, Poor methods of construction|Comments Off on Impractical design of a new unit

New Unit and impractical design, in Corinda, a Western suburb of Brisbane. Impractical design of a new unit, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. With frequent severe weather conditions encountered in Queensland, combined with the following: Undersize surface drains. Insufficient height difference between paving [...]

2 07, 2020

Rising-damp and seepage to an apartment

2021-07-04T08:39:44+10:00July 2nd, 2020|New unit problems, Poor methods of construction, Rising Damp, Seepage|Comments Off on Rising-damp and seepage to an apartment

Apartment with rising damp and seepage issue, in Fortitude Valley, an inner suburb of Brisbane Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Rising-damp and seepage to an apartment. Seepage & rising damp has occurred through retaining walls located on two boundaries of this apartment [...]

2 07, 2020

Rising damp & seepage in a apartment

2021-07-04T08:49:48+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, Poor methods of construction, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Rising damp & seepage in a apartment

Rising damp & seepage to an new apartment, in Sherwood, a western suburb of Brisbane Rising damp & seepage in a apartment. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.  Problem: High moisture meter readings to a lower living area of this new apartment built [...]

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