Retaining wall problems

2 07, 2020

Dangers of retaining wall movement

2020-08-04T15:40:41+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Dangers of retaining wall movement

Dangers of retaining wall movement, in Arana Hills, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Retaining wall movement dangers. By Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. These unsuitable 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 be [...]

2 07, 2020

Defective retaining wall

2020-08-05T17:16:36+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Defective retaining wall

Defective retaining wall, in Mitchelton, a Northern suburb of Brisbane. Defective retaining wall, 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 [...]

1 07, 2020

Retaining wall and stump movement

2020-08-06T17:34:07+10:00July 1st, 2020|Retaining wall problems, Stump Movement, Understated Inspection Reports|Comments Off on Retaining wall and stump movement

Retaining wall and stump movement. Retaining wall and stump movement. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Considerable leaning of stumps: Movement of this sub-floor retaining wall (at street level) was causing the supporting stumps and the house to move sideways. Rectification and replacement cost will be high. Access to the [...]

1 07, 2020

Retaining wall defect

2020-08-05T18:44:15+10:00July 1st, 2020|Retaining wall problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Retaining wall defect

Retaining wall defect, in Ferny Hills, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Retaining wall defect. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Important information: Significant movement of a boundary retaining wall. This major defect was not mentioned in the Body Corporate Records. Tenants and owners were not aware of the problem. Impossible access [...]

1 07, 2020

Potential collapsing of retaining walls

2020-08-08T17:22:59+10:00July 1st, 2020|Dangerous structures, Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Potential collapsing of retaining walls

Collapsing of retaining walls potential, Potential collapsing of retaining walls. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. The height of this retaining wall is way beyond the manufacturers recommendations. This wall is deviating from movement. Further movement is highly likely which may cause it to collapse. This type of retaining walls [...]