Rusting supporting columns

1 01, 2020

Rusted supporting columns-Brisbane

2020-02-18T05:31:19+10:00January 1st, 2020|Drainage issues, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusted supporting columns-Brisbane

Rusted supporting columns-Brisbane, 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 column causing significant rusting. Significantly [...]

1 01, 2020

Rusting columns-Hamilton

2020-02-18T05:38:37+10:00January 1st, 2020|New renovation problems, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusting columns-Hamilton

Rusting columns-Hamilton, 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 of a relatively new and costly sub-floor extension. This can cause cracking of the slab and allow potential [...]

1 01, 2020

Drainage problems in Carina

2020-02-04T06:06:59+10:00January 1st, 2020|Drainage issues, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Drainage problems in Carina

Drainage problems in Carina, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane. 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 columns. Inappropriate footing to soil level: [...]

1 11, 2019

Rusted columns-Middle Park

2020-02-18T05:33:53+10:00November 1st, 2019|Cover-ups!, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusted columns-Middle Park

Rusted columns-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 the columns) Preferable rectification: Remove [...]