2 07, 2020

Rusting of building supports

2021-06-29T16:46:46+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusting of building supports

Building supports rusting Rusting of building supports. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Rusting columns from design fault

2021-07-02T06:33:50+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Rusting column within slab to corner of a sub-floor extension. Problems with columns rusting from faulty design: Rust has occurred to columns within the slab edges. This [...]

2 07, 2020

Drainage issues rusting of columns

2021-06-30T06:04:28+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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Ponding of water causing rust around the bases of these steel columns that are supporting this house. This has affected their structural ability in [...]

2 07, 2020

Rusted columns supporting a house

2021-07-04T08:43:01+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.  Problem: Additional concrete has been poured over rusted sections of these steel columns. This is not a good idea, further rusting [...]

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