Rusting supporting columns

1 01, 2020

Rusted supporting columns

2020-01-20T16:28:58+10:00January 1st, 2020|Drainage issues, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusted supporting columns

Rusted supporting columns, from lack of appropriate drainage, identified in a building inspection by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Another supporting steel column that has rusted way beyond repair. Footings must extend at least 100 mm above the soil level, this is a building code of Australia requirement. Water has accumulated [...]

1 01, 2020

Drainage problem

2020-01-20T16:22:32+10:00January 1st, 2020|Drainage issues, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Drainage problem

Drainage problem, in the Carina area, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane. by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Water has ponded around the bases of these steel columns that are supporting a house causing rust that has affected their structural integrity. Some require replacing where they have rusted significantly. Inappropriate footing to [...]

1 11, 2019

Rusted columns, part 2

2020-01-05T16:50:30+10:00November 1st, 2019|Cover-ups!, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusted columns, part 2

Rusted columns, part 2, in Middle Park a Western suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service  Problem: Additional concrete has been poured over rusted sections of these steel columns. This is not a good idea, further rusting of the columns is causing the concrete to crack (from corners of [...]

30 10, 2019

Rusting columns within slab

2019-12-27T06:11:04+10:00October 30th, 2019|New renovation problems, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusting columns within slab

Rusting columns within slab of a sub-floor extension, identified in a building inspection carried out in the Hamilton area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: Rusting column within slab to corner of a sub-floor extension. Problem: Rusting has occurred to this column within the slab edge [...]