Rusting supporting columns

2 07, 2020

Building supports rusting

2020-08-04T17:44:41+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Building supports rusting

Building supports rusting Building supports rusting. Identified 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 around the base of this steel [...]

2 07, 2020

Drainage issues rusting of columns

2020-08-08T17:05:50+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Drainage problems, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Drainage issues rusting of columns

Rusting of columns caused from issues with drainage Drainage issues rusting of columns. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Ponding of water causing rust around the bases of these steel columns that are supporting this house. This has affected their structural ability in supporting the house, requiring replacing of the [...]

1 07, 2020

Rusting columns from design fault

2020-08-06T06:19:14+10:00July 1st, 2020|New renovation problems, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusting columns from design fault

Rusting columns from design fault Rusting columns from design fault. Identified 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 This will cause racking of the slab Allow potential termite access to the [...]

1 07, 2020

Rusted columns supporting a house

2020-07-19T07:27:17+10:00July 1st, 2020|Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusted columns supporting a house

Rusted columns supporting a house, in Middle Park, a Western suburb of Brisbane Rusted columns supporting a house, 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 [...]