Retaining wall problems

2 01, 2020

Retaining wall movement-West End

2020-02-19T07:26:04+10:00January 2nd, 2020|Retaining wall problems, Stump Movement, Understated Inspection Reports|Comments Off on Retaining wall movement-West End

Retaining wall movement-West End, a Southern suburb of Brisbane. Inspected 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 the supporting stumps and house to move sideways, considerably. Rectification and replacement cost will be considerable. Due to limited access to the [...]

2 01, 2020

Retaining wall movement-Arana Hills

2020-02-19T07:04:17+10:00January 2nd, 2020|Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Retaining wall movement-Arana Hills

Retaining wall movement-Arana Hills, 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 be labour intensive and very costly. Large gaps caused by [...]

2 01, 2020

New retaining wall fault-Mitchelton

2020-02-19T07:19:29+10:00January 2nd, 2020|Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on New retaining wall fault-Mitchelton

New retaining wall fault-Mitchelton, 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 the land [...]

1 01, 2020

Pre-sale building inspection in Fig Tree Pocket

2020-02-23T08:44:04+10:00January 1st, 2020|High-set vs 2 storey house, 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 inspection in Fig Tree Pocket

Pre-sale building inspection 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 house with serious seepage [...]

1 01, 2020

Retaining wall problem-Ferny Hills

2020-02-19T07:24:58+10:00January 1st, 2020|Retaining wall problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Retaining wall problem-Ferny Hills

Retaining wall problem-Ferny Hills, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Retaining wall problem on a unit property in Ferny Hills. 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 [...]

1 01, 2020

Retaining wall movement-Brisbane

2020-02-22T07:02:59+10:00January 1st, 2020|Dangerous building structures, Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Retaining wall movement-Brisbane

Retaining wall movement-Brisbane, Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. The height of this retaining wall is beyond the manufacturers recommendation. This wall is deviating from movement. Further movement is highly likely which may cause it to collapse. This type of retaining walls is not suitable for retaining large volumes of [...]