Roof leaking

1 11, 2019

Insufficient roof flashing causing leaking

2020-01-24T16:56:17+10:00November 1st, 2019|New house problems, Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Insufficient roof flashing causing leaking

Insufficient roof flashing causing leaking, in the Westlake area, a western suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. The majority of building owners do not realize that almost every roof of any type of building will leak in places at some stages. This often occurs from differing weather conditions. In [...]

1 11, 2019

Low roof pitch causing leaking

2020-01-24T16:40:17+10:00November 1st, 2019|Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Low roof pitch causing leaking

Low roof pitch causing leaking, in Carindale, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane. Inspected by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service  Building paper: Building paper is often fitted by Builders below roof tiles to allow a roof pitch to be at an angle that is under an acceptable requirement. In this particular case it [...]

30 10, 2019

Roof problems

2020-01-21T07:38:26+10:00October 30th, 2019|Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof problems

Roof problems, in Mitchelton, a Northern suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service  Problem: Sealant has been applied to sides of roof sheeting this is a definite indication that the roof has leaked and possibly on a regular basis. Rectification: Replace the old corrugated iron roof sheeting with zincalume [...]

30 10, 2019

Examples of different roof leaking locations

2020-01-24T15:42:00+10:00October 30th, 2019|New house problems, Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Examples of different roof leaking locations

Examples of different roof leaking locations, courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner operator of Qld Home buyers Inspection service. Roof valley's. Location of a roof, where the pitch changes direction. Roof vent (mechanical): Spinning roof vents are known for leaking and will not operate any more effectively than a fixed vent. The eaves must also be vented [...]