1 03, 2021

Roof faults above a house in Mitchelton

2021-06-28T16:42:17+10:00March 1st, 2021|Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof faults above a house in Mitchelton

Roof faults above a house in Mitchelton, a Northern suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Problem: Sealant has been applied to sides of roof sheeting this is a definite indication of roof leaking on a regular basis. Consistent leaking of roof's [...]

2 07, 2020

Concealed boxgutter causing defects

2021-07-01T07:15:09+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Concealed boxgutter causing defects

Boxgutter causing defects, in Chapel Hill a Western suburb of Brisbane. Concealed boxgutter causing defects. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.  Undersized and insufficient number of down-pipe outlets, below this box gutter. Movement caused by box gutter problems Concealed boxgutter causing defects. Important points: [...]

2 07, 2020

Leaking roof causing damage

2021-06-29T16:58:11+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Leaking roof causing damage

Damage to roof from leaking. Leaking roof causing damage. Inspected and identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Causes of roof leaks

2021-06-30T05:58:17+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Causes of roof leaks

Causes of roof leaks, Causes of roof leaks. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home buyers Inspection service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Common locations for roofs to leak

2021-06-30T06:07:14+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Roof leaking|Comments Off on Common locations for roofs to leak

Roof leaking common locations. Common locations for roofs to leak. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Paint peeling to this eave lining is caused by consistent leaking from the roof also from the gutters overflowing. Gutter design fault: This gutter has overflowed at [...]

2 07, 2020

Importance of roof maintenance

2021-07-04T08:30:22+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Importance of roof maintenance

Importance of roof maintenance. Importance of roof maintenance. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Lead flashing to this split level section of a roof covers the tiles sufficiently. But the side laps do not have enough cover which is causing leaking in this [...]

2 07, 2020

Roof leaking points around Brisbane

2021-07-04T08:50:55+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof leaking points around Brisbane

Roof leaking points, Brisbane. Roof leaking points around Brisbane. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Problem: Sealant to sides of this roof vent indicates leaking has occurred around it. Rectification: Fit a wider flashing around the vent to ensure water tightness. Roof vent: [...]

2 01, 2020

Damage from rusted roof

2021-07-04T09:00:48+10:00January 2nd, 2020|Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Damage from rusted roof

Damage from rusted roof, and associated problems it has caused from many years of leaking. Some suggestions from Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Why access and the use of photos are so important. To show a buyer the extent and severity of the problem that could [...]

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