Retaining wall problems

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 falacies, 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 [...]

30 10, 2019

New retaining walls

2020-01-01T09:25:00+10:00October 30th, 2019|Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on New retaining walls

New retaining walls, in the Mitchelton area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane. identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Capping secured to the blocks with glue ! Close-up showing lack of reinforcing and no core fill with concrete to reinforce the wall and avoid movement. Builder & developers trick: They often terrace [...]

30 10, 2019

Retaining wall movement

2019-12-31T06:20:40+10:00October 30th, 2019|Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Retaining wall movement

Retaining wall movement, identified in a building inspection in the Arana Hills area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. These retaining walls have moved and would need a large amount of money to remove and replace. Due to limited access with machinery. Therefore replacing them would [...]

30 10, 2019

Retaining wall movement

2019-12-24T16:36:49+10:00October 30th, 2019|Retaining wall problems, Stump Movement, Understated Inspection Reports|Comments Off on Retaining wall movement

Retaining wall movement, identified in a building inspection carried out in West End, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Leaning stumps: Movement of this sub-floor retaining wall (at street level) was causing pressure against the supporting stumps and the house to move considerably sideways. Rectification and replacement [...]

30 10, 2019

Retaining walls

2019-12-30T18:49:27+10:00October 30th, 2019|Importance of photos & access, Retaining wall problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Retaining walls

Retaining walls. Problems identified with retaining walls in the Ferny Hills area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Importance of access of common property areas of a unit complex (where possible) by your inspector. Significant movement of a boundary retaining wall. This major expense problem was [...]

30 10, 2019

Unsuitable retaining walls

2019-12-24T13:26:39+10:00October 30th, 2019|Dangerous structures, Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Unsuitable retaining walls

Unsuitable retaining walls problems, identified in building inspections, carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. The height of this retaining wall is far beyond the manufacturers recommendation. It has moved considerably and is not likely to stop. This wall is deviating from movement. Further movement is highly likely and it [...]