2 07, 2020

Non-compliant living room

2021-06-29T06:09:15+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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Benefits of a pre-sale building inspection

2021-07-02T06:26:18+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Non-legal living rooms

2021-06-29T06:24:36+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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.  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. [...]

2 07, 2020

Garage conversion to living area

2021-07-02T06:45:52+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Garage conversions to living areas, High-set vs 2 storey house, Rooms not suitable for habitation|Comments Off on Garage conversion to living area

Why a conversion of a garage to a living area is not a good idea. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Garage to living area conversion and problems it causes.   Is it possible? What problems may develop from a conversion ? Reasons why [...]

2 07, 2020

High-set house sold as 2 storey house

2021-07-04T08:26:39+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. This high-set house that was supposedly converted [...]

2 07, 2020

High-set vs 2 storey house

2021-07-04T08:45:30+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. A typical high-set house The following photos show indications of seepage and rising damp to single and [...]

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