Rising Damp

2 07, 2020

Salt damage to brick wall

2020-08-08T16:22:12+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. By Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: Salt damage to brick wall. This can occur from the type of soil in the area. Also refer to my free information downloads regarding salt attack, for more information. Causes of [...]

1 07, 2020

Salt damage to brick walls

2020-08-11T06:05:00+10:00July 1st, 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. Above photo shows significant deterioration to bricks of an external wall from rising damp and salts in the soil. Significant damage to bricks to [...]

1 07, 2020

Unlicensed inspectors mistakes

2020-08-01T08:00:52+10:00July 1st, 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. 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 rising damp from the slab was causing [...]

1 07, 2020

Slab rising damp defect

2020-08-08T16:18:17+10:00July 1st, 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 Moisture meter gauge: The moisture meter readings are higher than usual to edges of this garage slab. Concrete deterioration: As you can see in these photos [...]

1 07, 2020

Deterioration to concrete slab

2020-08-08T16:27:50+10:00July 1st, 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. 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 been wrapped around edge of the slab [...]

1 07, 2020

Dry-rot from insufficient ventilation

2020-08-09T07:11:22+10:00July 1st, 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. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Soil levels around the house were higher than the sub-floor level, allowing seepage and ponding of water. Mould is forming to [...]

1 07, 2020

Rising damp & seepage to Unit

2020-07-23T06:28:56+10:00July 1st, 2020|New unit problems, Poor methods of construction, Rising Damp, Seepage|Comments Off on Rising damp & seepage to Unit

Rising damp & seepage to Unit, in Fortitude Valley, an inner suburb of Brisbane Seepage & rising damp has occurred through retaining walls located on two boundaries of this unit property. The walls where retaining soil were not  appropriately drained and waterproofed, during their construction. Access to rectify the problem could not be achieved due [...]

30 10, 2019

Concrete slab deterioration

2020-08-10T06:36:15+10:00October 30th, 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. Rising damp to concrete slab edge of a new house causing deterioration. Problem with deterioration: Concrete slab deterioration to edge of a garage slab in a new [...]