Rooms not suitable for habitation

2 07, 2020

Non-compliant living room

2020-08-16T16:51:20+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Garage conversions to living areas, Rooms not suitable for habitation|Comments Off on Non-compliant living room

Non-compliant room that is not suitable for living use. Non-compliant living room, identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of  Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: Most people are not aware that it takes more than a ceiling height of 2.4 metres to comply with the building code requirements for use as habitable rooms (living spaces). Associated Problems [...]

2 07, 2020

Non-legal living rooms

2020-08-17T05:46:31+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Rooms not suitable for habitation|Comments Off on Non-legal living rooms

Rooms that are non-legal and not suitable for living use. Non-legal living rooms. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service  The prospective buyer of this property was mislead into believing he could rent out a non-legal living area to help pay off the mortgage. Without spending too much money on it, [...]

1 07, 2020

Benefits of a pre-sale building inspection

2020-08-21T06:32:03+10:00July 1st, 2020|High-set vs 2 storey house, Pre-sale building inspections, Rooms not suitable for habitation, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Benefits of a pre-sale building inspection

Benefits of pre-sale building inspection. Benefits of a pre-sale building inspection. Carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service 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 and rising damp [...]

1 07, 2020

Garage conversion to living area

2020-08-21T18:01:21+10:00July 1st, 2020|Garage conversions to living areas, High-set vs 2 storey house, Rooms not suitable for habitation|0 Comments

Why a conversion of a garage to a living area is not a good idea. Garage to living area conversion and problems it causes.   Is it possible? What problems may develop from a conversion ? Reasons why High-set houses cannot be effectively converted. Will it jeopardise my insurance cover ? Misconception. Moisture meter reading is [...]

1 07, 2020

High-set house sold as 2 storey house

2020-08-24T06:28:01+10:00July 1st, 2020|Garage conversions to living areas, High-set vs 2 storey house, Illegal structures, Rooms not suitable for habitation|Comments Off on High-set house sold as 2 storey house

High-set house being sold as 2 storey house. Misleading advertised high-set house sold as 2 storey house.  The house did not comply with Building Code requirements for habitable area use. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service This high-set house that was supposedly converted to a 2 storey house, according to [...]

1 07, 2020

High-set vs 2 storey house

2020-08-27T06:23:30+10:00July 1st, 2020|Garage conversions to living areas, High-set vs 2 storey house, Rooms not suitable for habitation|Comments Off on High-set vs 2 storey house

Learn about the differences between a High-set and 2 storey house and problems, Differences between High-set vs 2 storey house. Courtesy of Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. A typical high-set house The following photos show indications of seepage and rising damp to single and double brick walls (no cavity) of high-set [...]

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