2 07, 2020

Salt damage to brick walls

2021-07-01T07:35:47+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Rising Damp|Comments Off on Salt damage to brick walls

Brick walls of house with salt damage, to Chapel Hill home, a Western suburb of Brisbane. Salt damage to brick walls. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Above photo shows significant deterioration to bricks of an external wall from rising damp and salts in [...]

2 07, 2020

Unlicensed inspectors mistakes

2021-07-01T07:37:00+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Drainage problems, Rising Damp, Unlicensed building-pest inspectors|Comments Off on Unlicensed inspectors mistakes

Unlicensed inspectors mistakes, proved to be costly Unlicensed inspectors mistakes. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. The following serious problems were not identified in a previous building inspectors report. Rusting flooring nails from seepage and rising damp. Seepage through a retaining walls and [...]

2 07, 2020

Slab rising damp defect

2021-07-03T07:57:17+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Rising Damp|Comments Off on Slab rising damp defect

Defect of rising damp to slab, in Sinnamon Park, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, Slab rising damp defect. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Moisture meter gauge: Although the moisture meter readings were only slightly higher than usual, this can be misleading if [...]

2 07, 2020

Salt damage to brick wall

2021-06-30T06:03:19+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Rising Damp|Comments Off on Salt damage to brick wall

Damage to brick wall from salt,  in Mount Gravatt, a Southern suburb of Brisbane. Inspected and identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Salt damage to brick wall. This can occur from the type of soil in the area. Also refer to my free [...]

2 07, 2020

Deterioration to concrete slab

2021-07-03T07:58:57+10:00July 2nd, 2020|New house problems, Rising Damp|Comments Off on Deterioration to concrete slab

Concrete slab edge deterioration, around Brisbane Deterioration to concrete slab. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Heavy pitting has also occured to the slab surface most likely caused by type of soil in the area. The plastic membrane is not likely to have [...]

2 07, 2020

Dry-rot from insufficient ventilation

2021-07-03T08:07:26+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Dry rot, Rising Damp|Comments Off on Dry-rot from insufficient ventilation

Insufficient ventilation causing dry-rot to sub-floor of house,  in Cannon Hill, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, Dry-rot from insufficient ventilation to sub-floor area. Inspected and identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Soil levels around the house were higher than the sub-floor level, allowing [...]

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 [...]

31 10, 2019

Concrete slab deterioration

2021-07-04T09:02:21+10:00October 31st, 2019|New house problems, Rising Damp|Comments Off on Concrete slab deterioration

Concrete slab deterioration, in the Springfield Lakes area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, Deterioration to a concrete slab. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Rising damp to concrete slab edge of a new house causing deterioration. With closer observation you will see pitting of the [...]

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